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Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Jetta TDI Problems

Because of issues with the glow plugs and/or the glow plug wiring harness from the control relay, the Check Engine Light may illuminate.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure.
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2 Known Volkswagen Jetta TDI Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Jetta TDI years 2009, 2006, and 2010 are the most likely to experience problems.

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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