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2000 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Engine (46%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (29%)

$500 - $999 (43%)

$100 - $499 (14%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 7 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

205840 mi

C $900
Bad front wheel bearing. Had the timing belt too. 
227000 mi

US $406
Front end bushings and everything else up there was replaced due to normal wear & tear with 225K miles. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 4-speed automatic FWD

367500 mi

US $220
Replaced rear shocks and got new tires. Tires were cupped. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

145700 mi Bushings almost in need of replacement. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

174-horsepower 2.8L V6 5-speed manual FWD

54700 mi

US $70
front springs were replaced 
147000 mi

US $700
replaced subframe because lower control arm worn out but i couldn't get bolts out.. the welded nut inside subframe broke off.. due to poor quality work done by mexican factory.. as jetta was built in mexico 
256000 mi

US $55
Steering wheel started jerking a little when brakes were released & then a rhythmic noise started from the right front associated with rolling speed, not engine speed. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

158100 mi

C $650
Lower ball joint Left outer tie rod 
167400 mi

C $1100
Rear bearing: replaced 
117000 mi

US $552
Tie rod was bent and bushing was worn out. 
109300 mi

US $400
Replaced: Inner tie rod end, both outer tie rod ends, rack & pinion bellows kit. 
110000 mi

US $1200
Replaced worn tie rods. 
54000 mi

US $250
Bent tie rod  

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

139500 mi

C $700
Steering rack had to be replaced. Leaking power steering fluid. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

156000 mi

US $1180
Symptom: Rattles in front end. Diagnosis: Tie rods and front struts struts worn out, needed to be replaced. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

140000 mi

US $100
After bought the car used, I took it into the shop for a squeaky suspension. They said the front struts and the rear shocks were bad. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine not specified

128340 mi

C $231
Ball joint 
129860 mi

C $1361
Spring broke, also replaced worn out shocks and struts. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

237000 mi

US $912
I had the rear shocks replaced, the rear shock mounts replaced, and the emergency brake cables replaced.  
243000 mi

US $600
One of the rear coil spings had broken, so I replaced front and rear coil springs and all mounting bushing, and pieces, replaced front subframe bushings with Audi TT 2-part bushings and replaced the front subframe bolts that go through those bushing 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

145000 mi

US $1800
Shocks, struts, front brakes*, trans fluid* tie-rod ends wheel bearing 
170000 mi

US $80
One wheel bearing failed (noisy but not seized). Replaced 2x front bearings. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

102700 mi

US $970
The car was making awful banging noises from the passenger rear wheel with bumps. Replaced rear shocks, sway bar. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

69000 mi

US $53
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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