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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Repair Histories

76 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. 39 of these members (51.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 123 repairs to 2007 Volkswagen Jettas--an average of 1.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2007 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Chart based on 123 repairs.

2007 Volkswagen Jetta repair cost distribution

Chart based on 207 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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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Virginia, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2012
Oct 2009   outer door skin for left rear door came loose from door frame. replaced missing bolt and retightened door skin to door rear center armrest hinge faulty. Ordered replacement rear center armrest assembly 
Mar 2010   auto leveling headlight motor faulty 
Jul 2010   outer b-pillar trim finish peeling 
Sep 2010   cooling fan temp sensor faulty, fan running at high speed even at cold engine temps 
Nov 2010   cooling fan sensor replaced, did not correct problem. dealer replaced cooling fans. problem corrected. 
Jul 2011   low pressure supply pump and associated control module failure. diagnosed, ordered and installed new pump and control module. 
Sep 2011   positive crankcase ventilation valve failure. installed new and updated pcv valve. 
Volkswagen Jetta in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008   Drivers door hinge bolt constantly back out from hinge. This is now the 5th visit for same repair. Cannot Lemon Law as the miles are too high. Dealer has me in a PT Cruiser loaner. 
Mar 2009   Pressure relief valve and hose for turbocharger (soon to be TSB from VW). Replaced with updated silicone parts. 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2007 - Apr 2011
Mar 2009   Front control arm bushings replaced due to noise. 
Sep 2010   coil failure 
Volkswagen Jetta in Illinois, United States
Aug 2006 - Sep 2014
Sep 2006   Left rear passenger window leaking out of factory. 
Oct 2006   Airbag fault sensor--loose connector. 
Nov 2006   Right rear passenger window leaking x2--not fixed properly at first attempt at repair earlier in month. 2 Rattles to be fixed also not fixed on first attempt. 
Dec 2006   Right rear quarter window unsuccessfully repaired (MK from email) 
Mar 2007   Airbag fault light, right rear quarter window leak not repaired (dealer claims unable to duplicate). 
Dec 2008   DSG transmission failure. VW replaced entire transmission. Dealer replaced creaking front strut bushings in a separate shop visit. 
Mar 2009   Tow to dealer, replace coil pack and fuse after car will not start. 
Jun 2009   Faulty airbag light. Third repair on airbag wiring harness under driver seat. 
Oct 2010 US $270 Turbo recirculation valve failing and replaced. Rust on trunk near license plate. Sent to body shop for sandblast/rustproofing/respray of area. 
Nov 2012   High pressure fuel pump cam follower wore through and failed. Covered by manufacturer extended warranty on this particular system d/t widespread failures. Deal replaced high pressure fuel pump, camshaft, and follower. 
Mar 2013   Lower right control arm worn and was replaced. Car steered normally again after repair. 
Aug 2013   Engine thermostat replaced after CEL went on. 
Jan 2014   Windshield washer fluid line cracked at junction of hood and engine compartment. 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Oct 2011
Aug 2009   Display was going out on the instrument cluster in dashboard. It was replaced under warranty, as the vehicle was under 50,000 miles. 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2009 - Nov 2010
Mar 2010   Problem 1. Vents blowing hot air - "no problem found"  Problem 2. Broken interior door handle drivers door - part ordered. Required second trip to show problem and third trip to get it fixed. Fixed door handle. 
May 2010   Vent blowing hot air. Trip 1 no problem found Trip 2 Yes we agree that there is a problem - no outside air coming in. Trip 3 Fix the problem 
Sep 2010   Bad light bulb - rear brake light. 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Volkswagen Jetta in Maryland, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007   Air conditioning stopped blowing cold air-it was hot humid air coming in. Shop told me it was an internal AC compressor failure. They ordered a new one and replaced the old one. particles from the previous broken compressor got through the entire a/c system causing ANOTHER failure withing 2 weeks. Parts are backordered, and not expected to arrive at the shop until july 28. (car brought in June 27) 
Aug 2007 US $20 car failed to start for 15 minutes one morning 
Volkswagen Jetta in Maine, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2007
Jun 2007 US $350 Coilpack went bad. 

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2006.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2008 - May 2010
Dec 2008   After 40K service, I noticed a small fluid leak. I took car for repair and they changed the oil pan gasket at no charge. 
Apr 2009   Small leak from transmission. Gasket replaced. 
Mar 2010   An earlier oil leak(a few drops/week) recurred, where the transmission halves join. Dealer & VW replaced the transmission and provided a loaner at no charge. Very happy to have my Rabbit back after 1 1/2days in shop. My only issue in 59,000 miles 
Volkswagen Jetta in Oregon, United States
Jul 2006 - Mar 2015
Feb 2010   air bag light came on at dash and repair done under warranty. it had to do with a wire under drivers seat. 
Mar 2011   back light out ... sensor on dashboard indicated with a lighted bulb; also there was a recall that had been taken care of at another time. 
Dec 2014 US $140 Battery needed replacement 

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