One or Both Head Lights May Not Work on Volkswagen Jetta

One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.

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Average mileage: 87,000 (50,000–150,000)
5 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2011
14 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
Not fixed - both headlights intermittently blow out and need to be replaced due to an electrical issue within the car.
Burned out & replaced
I purchased both headlights 11.30.14 and on 3.23.15 one lamp blew and the other blew on 3.26.15. This was after replacing both within the last year.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta105,000
Cables inside the headlight are worn out and im told i have to change the whole thing.
2003 Volkswagen Jetta150,000
I have to change bulbs out every few months...just started keeping spares in the trunk
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