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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Volkswagen Jetta Premature Head Light Bulb Burnout and Bulb Harness Failure is Common
Volkswagen Jetta Problem
Average Mileage: 96,250 mi (52,000 mi - 150,000 mi)
Visitor, 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, 52,000 mi
Burned out & replaced
Visitor, 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, 78,000 mi
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.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, 105,000 mi
Cables inside the headlight are worn out and im told i have to change the whole thing.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta, 150,000 mi
I have to change bulbs out every few months...just started keeping spares in the trunk