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Newest reported 2000 Volkswagen Jetta problems
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.
Fan assembly replaced. Dealer said there was a short in the electronics which led to fan not turning off after car was shut off.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.