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2004 Volkswagen Jetta Transmission Problems

Percentage of 2004 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Chart based on 123 repairs.

2004 Volkswagen Jetta transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 115 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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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

260000 mi US $400 replace clutch and broken Dual-Mass flywheel and leaking rear main seal 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

153300 mi US $657 both axels replaced 
159000   changed axle 
139000   transmission no good, parked until can figure out what to do with it. 
45500   Front driver side CV joint failed. CV joint and boot replaced under warranty after long argument with dealer service manager. Car at dealer 11 days for repair. 
47000 US $100 CV joint on drivers side went bad - discovered from loud clunking sounds and vibration in steering wheel.  

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

70000 mi US $1700 Replaced both front axle shafts, CV joint boots 'apparently' leaked grease from 35k miles at the SAME TIME! Upon inspection of the removed shafts, both boots each contained a small '1/8" slit' like o 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

141000 mi US $1400 my clutch went out. I let someone else drive it who could drive "standard" in january and it hasn't been the same since. it finally gave out in march. 
173000 US $1500 Replaced flywheel and clutch. Failing dual-mass flywheel and minor slippage in higher gears at full acceleration, once I had it apart I found that the friction plate was fine, and a fork was missing on the pressure plate.  
165000   Transmission GPC code, failing. Shifts abruptly. Cost of replacement new is approximately $5,000. Cost of a rebuilt tranny is $4,500. Repair not attempted at this time due to cost. Looking for a used transmission right now if cost is right. 
169000   Sold to transmission mechanic. 
339000 US $3200 Manual Trans. 5th gear input gear galled and frozen to input shaft. Low mileage used transmission installed. 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

130000 mi US $300 Torn CV Joint boot. 

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