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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2001 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 2001 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

48% of the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 13% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 232 repairs.

2001 Volkswagen Jetta transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 9% cost less than $100, 30% between $100 and $499, 39% between $500 and $999, 17% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 23 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.

2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

Volkswagen Jetta in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 90000    
91000 400 The dual-mass flywheel failed, allowing too much play. The clutch was slipping occasionally, though the clutch lining was not worn out. 
95000 103 Left CV axle replaced to eliminate vibration under acceleration. 
122000 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. 
 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 85000    
152000 450 Dual mass flywheel started to fail, the clutch would grab quickly while engaging. Replaced flywheel, clutch, throwout bearing, etc. 
167000  
Volkswagen Jetta in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 121000    
169500 146 Replaced engine and transmission mounts due to excessive play, not outright failure 
177000 100 Clutch master cylinder failing. Replaced successfully. 
 
Volkswagen Jetta in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 93000    
104000 700 Replace passenger side front axle due to torn CV joint boot. 
108000 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

Volkswagen Jetta in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 90000    
129000 6089 Transmission failed. Replaced with revised transmission and oil cooler.  
 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen Jetta in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 66340    
75640 2200 Transmission toast - got totally re-built 
 

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