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2001 Volkswagen Jetta transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 24 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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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

91000 mi

US $400
The dual-mass flywheel failed, allowing too much play. The clutch was slipping occasionally, though the clutch lining was not worn out. 
95000 mi

US $103
Left CV axle replaced to eliminate vibration under acceleration. 
122000 mi

US $593
Replaced passenger-side axle. The inner boot had ripped, and the upcharge for the whole assembly was small enough that I decided to not attempt to rebuild the inner joint. Also replaced ball joint. 
391000 mi also needed axle work done (boots?) 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

152000 mi

US $450
Dual mass flywheel started to fail, the clutch would grab quickly while engaging. Replaced flywheel, clutch, throwout bearing, etc. 
170000 mi

US $146
Replaced engine and transmission mounts due to excessive play, not outright failure 
177000 mi

US $100
Clutch master cylinder failing. Replaced successfully. 
104000 mi

US $700
Replace passenger side front axle due to torn CV joint boot. 
108000 mi

US $2000
Flywheel broke. Replaced flywheel, clutch lining, and rear main seal. 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

132800 mi

US $6089
Transmission failed. Replaced with revised transmission and oil cooler.  

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

75640 mi

C $2200
Transmission toast - got totally re-built 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Problems

122 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta. 7 of these members (5.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 13 transmission repairs to 2001 Volkswagen Jettas--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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