Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volkswagen Jetta

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Volkswagen Jetta
$261 to $875
Volkswagen Jetta
$217 to $1,080
Volkswagen Jetta
$640 to $2,253
Volkswagen Jetta
$128 to $335
Volkswagen Jetta
$311 to $1,106

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

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Car wont turn over? Changed the crank sensor! The ignition coil ive tested but my test light doesnt glow? I don't have a code reader port in the car!! Didn't know it when i bought it!! There is a box behind the left headlight with wires going to it?? And one of the wires goes to the ignit...

On a few occasions when I am downshifting to come to a red light and I put it in neutral it feels like it wants to die but then I quickly put it into gear and I feel better. Any idea what this could be?

It normally occurs when I start it up and goes away but then it will vibrate randomly. What could be the cause?

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The brake power assist function may fail due to failure of the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump. Dealers will repair affected vehicles free of charge (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing) to resolve the concern.

The driver's side air bag may not be powered due to a loss of electrical connection from the clock spring sliding contact in the steering wheel caused by contamination. Dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge.

The fuel rail is a tube that carries fuel to the fuel injectors. A sealing cap on the fuel rail may leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel rail to correct this concern.

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My 2001 Jetta was new when I got it and 9 years later, I really haven't had any problems with it..But as I'm reading other ppls stories I felt the need to give some advice. They "Crayon" smell is just a sign the cabin filter needs to be replaced..It actually never bothered me but of course it was a "suggested" replacement when I needed my air conditioner serviced because it wasnt cold..It just...

I bought this car a little under 5 years ago. in the intervening time I've put almost 150,000 miles on my jetta, and not the old lady driving back and forth to the market to get Wheatabix kind of miles, but the jobs in three different cities, hauling metal and tools for metal art, drunken offroading at my mom's house kind of miles. i've put this car through the worst sort of hell one can imag...

I bought this car new and have never had so many problems with a vehicle before. The car runs great and is very mechanically sound, but the nuisance issues have made owning this car a headache. So far I've had to replace the A/C Compressor (covered under warranty as VW admitted a problem with the part - told it would have been $3200 to repair), the drivers door wiring harness ($600), the sunro...

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