Volkswagen Jetta Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Jetta Problems

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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1 Known Volkswagen Jetta Brake Problem

4 Known Volkswagen Jetta Drive Train Problems

4 Known Volkswagen Jetta Electrical & Lights Problems

14 Known Volkswagen Jetta Engine Problems

10 Known Volkswagen Jetta Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known Volkswagen Jetta Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

2 Known Volkswagen Jetta Miscellaneous Problems

37 Known Volkswagen Jetta Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Jetta years 2005, 2003, and 2002 are the most likely to experience problems.
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