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2000 Volkswagen Jetta Repair Histories

Chart based on 203 repairs.

2000 Volkswagen Jetta repair cost distribution

Chart based on 45 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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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Washington, United States
May 2007 - Jan 2011
43000 mi US $600 Misfires, CEL 
46000   Replaced a light bulb in the center console (behind the heater). I did it myself (the dealer gave me the part for free). 
50000   Very intermittent groaning/squeaking from rear of car in reverse, mostly in the morning. Doesn't seem to be brake-related (happens even if the brakes aren't being used). 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Volkswagen in Colorado, United States
Jun 2007 - Sep 2007
102000 mi US $85 Coolant Temp sensor needed replacing. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen in Texas, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
70000 mi US $600 Alternator malfunction, needs to be replaced 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 2-door

6-cylinder manual 2WD

Volkswagen in Maine, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
141000 mi US $870 Air conditioner clutch failure 
167000   Radiator replacement after 165,000 miles. Leak at base connection had been present for some time (self healing fluid made this a drivable problem).  

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine not specified

Volkswagen in Delaware, United States
Sep 2006 - Dec 2010
116000 mi US $330 Power door lock failed for one door. Major part had been ordered, but a minor, inexpensive part was found to also need replacement upon performing repair. As part was not immediately available, car was left at shop another day to allow for completion of r 
134000   Replaced cracked CV boot; CV joint itself in good condition. Replaced noisy starter; had driven car for months with problem. Internet chat suggested old grease as underlying problem, but fixed by using a rebuilt starter due to labor cost vs guarantee of solution working.  
144000   Battery dead. Alternator tested and found to be providing low charging amperage (about half normal). Replaced alternator and battery (due to age). 
144000   Cleaned throttle body control unit in response to code P1582. 
148000   Engine missed occasionally in damp weather; CEL on. Original coil and plug wires replaced.  
149000   Alternator and battery replaced, $450 for both. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

Volkswagen in Texas, United States
Sep 2006 - Mar 2009
173000 mi US $2009 Axle shaft broke away from transmission $2008.00, dealer fixed axle issue, car will not start... (see second issue) Dealer fixed axle issue, car will not start, wanted new diagnostic charge for and additional $85, I refused and had the car towed home. found engine compartment disassembled and parts left in hatchback are 
184000   Original turbo replaced at my expense Transmission differential is held together with rivets, the rivets separated and caused wear on the transmission case. the worn metal caused the differential to fail. 
191000   Turbocharger failed. Had turbo replaced. 
Volkswagen in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2006 - Sep 2013
159000 mi US $145 The passenger window fell down for the 3rd time and was out of the 7 year extended warrenty by 2 months 
173000   Water pump and timing belt. 
212700   I had the clutch replaced 
Volkswagen in Illinois, United States
Sep 2006 - Aug 2013
145000 mi US $1800 Shocks, struts, front brakes*, trans fluid* tie-rod ends wheel bearing 
181000   Frozen front brake caliper replaced. Replaced pads and rotors. 
192000   Hand brake cable replaced. 
193000   Replaced engine cooling fan, serpentine belt Replaced alternator and battery,  
193000   Two window regulators replaced. 
208000   Replaced entire exhaust. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen in Texas, United States
Mar 2007 - Apr 2007
78000 mi US $450 The oil pump was about to die and wasn't providing the required oil pressure for the engine to operate ok. Dealer indicated that if it wasn't replaced it could blow out the engine. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
68000 mi US $59 Had a rattle on acceleration, dealer replaced exhaust clamp on this trip. Rattle continued after this repair. Dealer found catalytic converter was causing the rattle. Catalytic converter was replaced, still under warranty. 
68000   Windshield wipers kept freezing up for several seconds, had to be towed home because severe rain made driving unsafe. Made appointment at shop, found the wiper linkage binding and was replaced. 
69000   Took it in because of creaking that seemed to be coming from the suspension, shop inspected suspension components and found them to be ok. 

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