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Volkswagen Jetta Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Volkswagen Jetta

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Volkswagen Jetta is between $471 and $576 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Volkswagen Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
1990 Volkswagen Jetta Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$170 - $253
1990 Volkswagen Jetta
Timing Belt Replacement
$0 - $0
1990 Volkswagen Jetta Engine: 2.0L 4 Cylinder
Water Pump Replacement
$359 - $703
1990 Volkswagen Jetta
Head Gasket Replacement
$639 - $926
1990 Volkswagen Jetta
Clutch Replacement
$593 - $885
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Volkswagen Jetta
$
154
to $
372
Volkswagen Jetta
$
259
to $
1,078
Volkswagen Jetta
$
335
to $
1,277
Volkswagen Jetta
$
642
to $
2,235
Volkswagen Jetta
$
250
to $
1,917

Volkswagen Jetta Problems

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.

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.

Difficult to Diagnose Electrical Issues Are Typically Due to Ground Issues

Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.

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Volkswagen Jetta Questions

is nissan sentra 2007 better used car to buy than jetta 2008 (1 answer)

I amcontemplating purchasing a used 2008 vw jetta or used 2007 nissan sentra could you please tell me which one will be better for reliabliity and cheaper to repair. Thank you sooo much

E brake light blinks and beeps while driving out when still. EPC LIGHT on also (1 answer)

Emergency brake is off brake pads are good. Not sure if e brake and EPC are related in anyway to each other.

My 2006 Volkswagen jetta dash board lights went out and it would not accelerate (1 answer)

It would stay started but when you push the gas it would not idel up the lights would come on but the dash and radio went completely out when jumper cables are hooked up. Everything goes back to normal for a few seconds

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Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Stability Control Fails

The anti-lock braking system and electronic stability control may fail to activate when needed due to a failure of the control unit that operates the systems. Dealers will update the anti-lock brake system control module software to perform a diagnostic test, and will replace units that fail this test free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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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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