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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Repair Histories

90 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. 42 of these members (46.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 103 repairs to 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagens--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen repairs by problem area

Chart based on 103 repairs.

2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen repair cost distribution

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2014
5000 mi   Vehicle stalled. Would not restart or even 'catch'. Dealer replace throttle body said plate was binding  
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Michigan, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
12000 mi   Creaking of moonroof over bumps and rattle in moonroof controls. 
13000   Turbo charge cooler freezes in certain weather conditions, resulting in no-start or stall. 
22000   Issue with turbo - kinked vacuum line and cracked tube resulted in check engine light, no change in performance. Replaced cracked tube. 
36700   Multifunction display, clock, and trip odometer reset themselves unrelated to battery. Single occurrence. 
41300   MFD, gauges, needles, and cabin lighting had strobe effect for one trip. Did not recur. 
66000   MIL. Dealer diagnosed cause as exhaust flap valve, which is subject to a warranty extension. Repaired under warranty. 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in New York, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
6000 mi   odometer faulted and stopped working 
40000   Odometer had stopped working. Dealer replaced instrument cluster. 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2014
10000 mi   Rattle from pano sunroof and rattle under center console. Sunroof readjusted - fixed. Center console rattle - AC lines were bouncing around - lines re-secured - fixed 
15000   Frozen intercooler pipe causing no start condition. Cold weather intercooler kit ordered. This is a known issue by VW; apparently Massachusetts is not a cold enough environment to require this kit from manufacturer. 
17000   Installation of cold weather intercooler package. 
24500   panoramic sunroof rattling. Dealer verified - entire sunroof replaced 
26000   Odometer stopped operating while car was driving. Car was shutoff when stopped attempting to "re-boot" system. Immobilizer autoactivated rendering car unable to run (it did not recognize the key). 2nd tow required since purchase May 2011 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - Jul 2014
14440 mi C $220 Power accessory motor. 
15340   rear brake light 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Georgia, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2015
5300 mi   Fuel tank lift pump failed and needed to be replaced 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2011 - Jan 2015
3000 mi   Odometer error message. Then antitheft prevented startup. 
7000   Windshield wipers stopped working after "hood ajar" light came on. Replaced hood ajar switch. 
8000   Previous fix of hood latch short didn't work. Replaced latch. 
24000   TIPS - reset computer 
36000 US $160 Back passenger window trim was warped, made screeching sound when operating window. 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Texas, United States
Oct 2010 - Sep 2014
13000 mi   a/c compressor crashed 
52000   sunroof stuck open, had to be replaced 
63000 US $266 Radio died Battery died 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 4dr Wagon

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Georgia, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2015
17000 mi   check engine light - Evap system failure, no other symptoms. Was able to drive car till part arrived. 
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Jun 2011 - Mar 2015
3100 mi   Driver's side wiper blade was striking the A pillar when the wipers were set on high speed. Dealer repositioned the wiper arm on the shaft and solved problem. 
24800   Left front coil spring broke. No symptoms, found by dealer during routine check. Also required upper strut mount and stabilizer bar link. All replaced under warranty. Panoramic sunroof creaking and popping when open. Dealer lubricated sunroof, is quiet now. 
28520   Dealer replaced left front gs shock absorber under warranty which was clunking after last repair to suspension. Dealer replaced entire panoramic sunroof assembly under warranty after failed attempts to silence rattles. 

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