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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2007 Volkswagen Jetta problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2007 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

31% of the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 35% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 10% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 97 repairs.

2007 Volkswagen Jetta repair cost distribution

Of the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 46% between $100 and $499, 24% between $500 and $999, 16% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 156 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 21000    
23000 0 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 
29000 0 auto leveling headlight motor faulty 
35000 0 outer b-pillar trim finish peeling 
39000 0 cooling fan temp sensor faulty, fan running at high speed even at cold engine temps 
41500 0 cooling fan sensor replaced, did not correct problem. dealer replaced cooling fans. problem corrected. 
52500 0 low pressure supply pump and associated control module failure. diagnosed, ordered and installed new pump and control module. 
56000 0 positive crankcase ventilation valve failure. installed new and updated pcv valve. 
 
Volkswagen Jetta in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 31000    
33300 0 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. 
50000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 4000    
10000 0 Front control arm bushings replaced due to noise. 
38000 0 coil failure 
 
Volkswagen Jetta in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 0    
0 Left rear passenger window leaking out of factory. 
0 Airbag fault sensor--loose connector. 
0 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. 
4000 0 Right rear quarter window unsuccessfully repaired (MK from email) 
7000 0 Airbag fault light, right rear quarter window leak not repaired (dealer claims unable to duplicate). 
30000 0 DSG transmission failure. VW replaced entire transmission. Dealer replaced creaking front strut bushings in a separate shop visit. 
0 Tow to dealer, replace coil pack and fuse after car will not start. 
43000 0 Faulty airbag light. Third repair on airbag wiring harness under driver seat. 
57000 270 Turbo recirculation valve failing and replaced. Rust on trunk near license plate. Sent to body shop for sandblast/rustproofing/respray of area. 
77500 0 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. 
81000 250 Lower right control arm worn and was replaced. Car steered normally again after repair. 
85000 299 Engine thermostat replaced after CEL went on. 
89000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 34000    
41000 0 Display was going out on the instrument cluster in dashboard. It was replaced under warranty, as the vehicle was under 50,000 miles. 
74000  

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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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 32000    
34000 0 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. 
35300 0 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 
38000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 23000    
23000 0 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) 
26000 20 car failed to start for 15 minutes one morning 
 
Volkswagen Jetta in Maine, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 10000    
10000 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 27000    
42000 0 After 40K service, I noticed a small fluid leak. I took car for repair and they changed the oil pan gasket at no charge. 
48000 0 Small leak from transmission. Gasket replaced. 
61000 0 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
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 1000    
34000 0 air bag light came on at dash and repair done under warranty. it had to do with a wire under drivers seat. 
40000 0 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. 
62000  

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