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1997 Volkswagen Jetta Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

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$630
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta is $630. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Problems

1997 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles have 13 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1997 Volkswagen Jetta problem is: High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without ...
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the ...

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The Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 24th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $630 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Jetta.

1997 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

1997 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Body
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Most Common 1997 Volkswagen Jetta Questions

There are 99 related questions for 1997 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
No messed up noises only once did it make a crazy knock. then it hasn't anymore
I shift it into reverse but the car just kicks back like it’s going to reverse and then just accelerates forward as i...

1997 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

1997 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Volkswagen Recalls 1997-2003 Models Due to Possible Fuel Leakage.
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