Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance

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

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Volkswagen Jetta Problems

Power Window May Fail Due to Window Regulator

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/or Noise From Manual Transmission

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

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 transmission replacement.

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Volkswagen Jetta Questions

No power on windshiel wipers (1 answer)

The windshiel wiper dont work i try replacing the motor and it was the same so i chack the power and i find out that there is no power going on to the motor

What is the cost to repair a door lock? (1 answer)

The front passenger door does not lock, and the interior lock/unlock light on the door does not turn orange like the other 3 doors when they are locked. It seems to work just fine at times, but then suddenly it won't light up or lock. What could be the problem and how much would it cost to fi...

Is the AC system from a 2003 Jetta compatible with a 2005 Jetta. (2 answers)

The 2003 is dying, the 2005 needs an AC system. I would like to take the system from the 2003 before I junk it. Will the AC lines line up correctly?

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Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

Fuel Rail Detaches From Engine And Leaks

The fuel rail may detach from the cylinder head, resulting in a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the cylinder heads free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Brake Power Assist Failure

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.

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Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

I bought my car from a private owner and my car has many problems like it ac fans or need new front fan both of them, needs a transmission,need passenger Door handle, needs abs ligth repair, brake fluid have be flush out, left signal light need to be repair, Driver side bearing need repair,driver side door handle need be repair. inside fabric needs be replace. front windshield needs be replace....
I bought the car 02/07/15 and like 3 months later had to be towed to dealer for catalic converter to be changed. It was deffective. Three weeks later had to be towed again for a fuel injector to me changed. It took the dealer about a week to repair, but after that its been good. I guess, if its man made it can't be perfect.
car has automatic transmission. For this reason, the starter is hidden under the exhaust manifold and burns out about every 25/30 thousand miles. At about 130.000 miles, hit a maintenance period in wear, with radiator replacement/starter replacement/water pump leakage/idle air control valve replacement. The on board computer can only be read by a VW/MB and BMW dealer. The car is a Mexico bui...

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