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2007 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 125 repairs.

2007 Volkswagen Jetta repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (45%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 228 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

23000 mi
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

29000 mi
auto leveling headlight motor faulty 
Jul 2010

35000 mi
outer b-pillar trim finish peeling 
Sep 2010

39000 mi
cooling fan temp sensor faulty, fan running at high speed even at cold engine temps 
Nov 2010

41500 mi
cooling fan sensor replaced, did not correct problem. dealer replaced cooling fans. problem corrected. 
Jul 2011

52500 mi
low pressure supply pump and associated control module failure. diagnosed, ordered and installed new pump and control module. 
Sep 2011

56000 mi
positive crankcase ventilation valve failure. installed new and updated pcv valve. 
Volkswagen Jetta in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008

30000 mi
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

50000 mi
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

10000 mi
Front control arm bushings replaced due to noise. 
Sep 2010

38000 mi
coil failure 
Volkswagen Jetta in Illinois, United States
Aug 2006 - Sep 2014
Sep 2006

500 mi
Left rear passenger window leaking out of factory. 
Oct 2006

1500 mi
Airbag fault sensor--loose connector. 
Nov 2006

2800 mi
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

4000 mi
Right rear quarter window unsuccessfully repaired (MK from email) 
Mar 2007

6500 mi
Airbag fault light, right rear quarter window leak not repaired (dealer claims unable to duplicate). 
Dec 2008

34000 mi
DSG transmission failure. VW replaced entire transmission. Dealer replaced creaking front strut bushings in a separate shop visit. 
Mar 2009

38000 mi
Tow to dealer, replace coil pack and fuse after car will not start. 
Jun 2009

43000 mi
Faulty airbag light. Third repair on airbag wiring harness under driver seat. 
Oct 2010

57000 mi

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

77500 mi
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

81000 mi

US $250
Lower right control arm worn and was replaced. Car steered normally again after repair. 
Aug 2013

85000 mi

US $299
Engine thermostat replaced after CEL went on. 
Jan 2014

89700 mi

US $5
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

41000 mi
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

34000 mi
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

35300 mi
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

38000 mi
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

23000 mi
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

26000 mi

US $20
car failed to start for 15 minutes one morning 
Volkswagen Jetta in Maine, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2007
Jun 2007

10000 mi

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

42000 mi
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

48000 mi
Small leak from transmission. Gasket replaced. 
Mar 2010

61000 mi
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 - Sep 2015
Feb 2010

35000 mi
air bag light came on at dash and repair done under warranty. it had to do with a wire under drivers seat. 
Mar 2011

40000 mi
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

66000 mi

US $140
Battery needed replacement 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Repair Histories

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