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2014 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (24%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 72 repairs.
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (4%)

$100 - $499 (11%)

< $100 (84%)

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Chart based on 45 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine not specified

Volkswagen Jetta in Ohio, United States
Aug 2014 - Feb 2015
Sep 2014

2000 mi
Door panel and dash rattle. Paint peeling off rear 1/4 panel. Door panel has scuff from factory. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 210hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Alaska, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

20000 mi
Seat ripped. gearshift faceplate cracked 
Jan 2016 No repair, told they could not replicate the sound from speaker. Buzzing with bass Seat is still ripped, dealer is looking into it 
Jun 2016

31000 mi
Drivers seat repaired, it had tears in it. 
Mar 2017

42000 mi
slow start, didn't have a slow start while there. 
Jan 2018

57000 mi

US $20
Door is too close to doorsill. Any little rocks that land on doorsill scratch the bottom of the door and scratches are showing rust spots. Removed doorsill plate and tremcladed rust spots. Was advised to speak to company that does the rust repair for dealership. They told me to remove and tremclad. Said at this point they won't be fixing it. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

19700 mi
Radio/sound system/bluetooth/voice recognition system was replaced due to faulty voice recognition and CD player constantly engaging when the radio is on. Warranty repair @ no cost to me 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 210hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Virginia, United States
Mar 2014 - Sep 2014
Apr 2014 Airbag light was on. Dealer had to replace airbag module - first time at dealer did not fix it, problem re-surfaced. Had to the take the car back again. Fixed on the 2nd trip. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Indiana, United States
Sep 2014 - Jan 2017
Oct 2014

1800 mi
Rear plastic trim to door not assembled properly and broke. Dealer ordering parts. Also steering wheel isn't lighting for phine controls. 
Feb 2015

6900 mi
Oil was leaking from filter housing. Dealer changed and filter o ring. 
May 2016

25100 mi

US $800
Took car in because of excessive noise from tires. Dealership reported tires severely cupped but will not help at all with issue. They tell me car is fine but just out of alignment. 15 months old and only 25k miles and I need to pay $800 for tires.  Updated transmission software to fix lurching.  Squeaky seat lubed and buckle wrapped.  Squeeky seat lubes and buckle wrapped. Took car in because of excessive noise from tires. Dealership reported tires severely cupped but will not help at all with issue. They tell me car is fine but just out of alignment. 15 months old and only 25k miles and i pay $800 for tires uldated transmission software to fix lurching. 
Jul 2016

27300 mi
Cooling fan failure. Only one of the two engine cooling fans was working. Didn't feel like car was cooling correctly. Thought it could have been related to fan failure. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Aug 2016

14880 mi
throttle position sensor - throttle sometimes goes dead, sometimes overly sensitive - dangerous. Dealer claims this is normal but upgraded software. 
Volkswagen Jetta in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2014 - Apr 2017
Jan 2015

15300 mi
Recall for misaligned fuel door. Was covered under warranty. 
Volkswagen Jetta in California, United States
Apr 2016 - Jan 2017
Jun 2016

32000 mi
The switch which controls turning on the front overhead dome light was defective. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2017
Apr 2017

35000 mi
Leaking oil cooler..replaced o- rings 
Volkswagen Jetta in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

46000 mi

US $180
New Battery 
Volkswagen Jetta in Florida, United States
Aug 2017 - Sep 2018
Aug 2018

43000 mi
Noticed coolant level had slowly gone down since car had 10,000 miles on it. Told VW but they said it wasn't leaking and topped off. I brought back at least 2 other times, the final time they pressure tested the cooling system and found the water pump was leaking. Repaired under warranty. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Oct 2016
Nov 2015

25000 mi

US $170
Dead battery. Need a replacement 
Volkswagen Jetta in Florida, United States
May 2014 - Jul 2018
Jun 2014

1000 mi
High pressure valve replaced and system recharged 
Aug 2014

1700 mi
Main engine to transmission oil seal leaking 
May 2015

11100 mi
A/C Condensor freezing up 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Florida, United States
Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
Feb 2017

32500 mi

US $20
Drivers side low beam headlight burned out. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Florida, United States
Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Oct 2013

1000 mi
The key fob to open the trunk and unlock the doors needed to be within a couple of feet of the car to work. 
Aug 2014

14000 mi
Door sill protectors scraping paint off bottom of door. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Ohio, United States
Feb 2014 - Jan 2017
Feb 2015

11300 mi
Dealer performed reflash due to occasional TPMS sensor malfunction. This was performed during routine oil change, and was not brought up as a complaint by me. 
Sep 2015

20000 mi
Gas cap door release mechanism would sometimes stick. 
Dec 2015

24000 mi
Check engine light came on and stayed on for a few weeks. Dealer cleared and reflashed ECM due to known TSB. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 170hp 1.4L I4 Hybrid 7-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2014 - Nov 2016
Dec 2014

12000 mi
Engine did not come on for 2 minutes; had only electric power (hybrid), warning light for ECM on. 2 faults reported. Performed a software update through Techline. Cleared faults; test drove; no faults. If returns replace Mechatronics Unit. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

82000 mi
Check engine light, ended up needing a diesel particulate filter as well as egr filter replaced. 100% covered by warranty. No out of pocket cost 
Volkswagen Jetta in Colorado, United States
May 2014 - Oct 2018
Aug 2018

81000 mi

US $45
Burned out headlight. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in California, United States
Apr 2014 - Sep 2015
Aug 2014

5300 mi
TPMS and ESC lights flashing at random intervals. Dealer could not find fault, stated that other customers are experiencing the same issue. Dealer opened ticket with VWOA. 
Dec 2014

12000 mi
TPMS and ESC lights flashing at random intervals. Dealer could not find fault, stated that other customers are experiencing the same issue. Dealer opened ticket with VWOA. Issue not resolved. 
Volkswagen Jetta in New York, United States
Aug 2016 - Mar 2017
Sep 2016

67000 mi
The exhaust gas recirculation cooler needs to be replaced. Was quoted approximately $1400 by the dealer but I will just await diesel buyback by VW. Heater not working. Not going to repair. Will await diesel buyback by VW. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

19000 mi
ecm reflashed due to drivability issues and recall 
Volkswagen Jetta in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2015 - Aug 2017
Jul 2015 Bluetooth would not connect to my phone or any phone during delivery. Sales booked a service appointment right away to get it fixed. Car went in, tested B/T module, module was fried part ordered and replaced. Still not working. Steering wheel bluetooth module was replaced after last repair to get B/T working was not successful. Part was replaced, and repair still not successful. Tech ticket was submitted to VW to advise next step in repair. 
Aug 2015 Tech worked with tech support to diagnose my nonfunctional Bluetooth problem. No diagnosis, VW to be sending an engineer to work on my car 
Dec 2015

11160 mi
Bluetooth was not functioning. VW sent an engineer to work on the problem. Ignition switch was discovered to be faulty Rattle noise appeared in around steering wheel and dashboard after Bluetooth was repaired. Shop was unable to recreate the noise. Told to bring car back when the noise is present 
May 2016

16480 mi
Rattle around steering wheel found and repaired. Dashboard trim was loose. 
Volkswagen Jetta in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2016
Jan 2015

43500 mi

US $100
Required Software Update / Recall 
Volkswagen Jetta in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Sep 2015
Aug 2014

12000 mi
Scheduled Maintenance. A/C not cooling properly at highway speeds. Dealer made adjustments to A/C, unclear what these might have been. Still not cooling properly. Scheduled Maintenance. A/C not cooling properly at highway speeds. Dealer made adjustments to A/C. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Illinois, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2017
Dec 2016

33000 mi
Driver door would not latch when closed. Car was towed to dealership and a bent mechanism was found. Repaired under warranty. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Utah, United States
May 2014 - Mar 2016
Oct 2014

10700 mi
Rattle in front dash area.  
Volkswagen Jetta in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

6280 mi
front defrost whistles on fan speeds 2 & 3 trip computer speed & speedometer don't match 
Apr 2016

31900 mi
Front sway bar stabilizer link was changed under warranty 
Jan 2017

30920 mi
Wiper motor replaced by manufacturer 
May 2017

58280 mi

C $280
front and rear passenger wheel bearings 
Jun 2017

62000 mi

C $160
front driver wheel bearing replaced 
Jun 2018

88040 mi

C $600
Front drivers side wheel bearing 
Volkswagen Jetta in Arizona, United States
Dec 2013 - Apr 2016
Sep 2014

15000 mi
AC compressor failed. 
Volkswagen Jetta in Iowa, United States
Nov 2013 - Jan 2017
Apr 2014

5500 mi
Battery had internal probelm and would not pass capacitance load check 
Dec 2015

28000 mi
EGR icing. VW factory mod installed to prevent EGR icing 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Illinois, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

24000 mi
Passenger side front seatbelt not retracting. 
Aug 2017

45000 mi

US $25
Replaced headlight. 
Dec 2017

47000 mi

US $25
Driver side headlamp burnout and replacement. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Jetta in Missouri, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
Jun 2015

10000 mi
Rattle from under center console while in gear. Hose was slightly loose where it was screwed in. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

Volkswagen Jetta in Great Britain
Mar 2016 - Apr 2018
Jun 2016

14000 mi
Dash board rattle 

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