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Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (11%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (6%)

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Volkswagen Jetta brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (34%)

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Chart based on 162 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

11640 mi Replaced passenger rear wheel speed sensor, under warrenty. 

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

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. 
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. 

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

65720 mi

C $800
Front rotors were destroyed within a year of purchase from the dealership. 

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

55000 mi Repaired faulty steering column lock, a known problem with these cars. The ignition key was hard to turn and hard to remove. VW extended the warranty on those parts, so it cost us nothing but time. 
181000 mi

US $235
Frozen front brake caliper replaced. 
192200 mi

US $100
Hand brake cable replaced. 
72640 mi

US $97
Installed new Rear Brake Pads, Rotors and Hardware. Used the Powerstop Brakes Evolution Complete Kit. 

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

89000 mi

US $300
Brakes were spongy feeling, front and rear pads heavily worn. Replaced rotors and pads, bled brake system. 

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2012 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

39680 mi Freezing, locked rear wheels. They replace the hand brake lever. Calipers are ok. 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

63240 mi

C $700
Replace rotors in the front end 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

1900 mi sound from rear drum brakes when coming to a stop. dealer replaced both rear drums, faulty manufacturing. also fixed door rattle. 
114000 mi

US $50
Bad wheel speed sensor 
48000 mi The rear breaks were stuck after parked for two weeks. Car needed to be towed to the dealership. Not charged, dealership said the problem may have been caused by an earlier recall. 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

51200 mi

US $150
brakes started to get spongy. Checked pad and found the pads were find on one side and not the other. replaced brake caliper on driver side. 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

11000 mi Brake light and ABS light on dash illuminated with no apparent mechanical problem with braking system. 

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

73000 mi

US $500
leaky drum 

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

70000 mi

US $180
missing caliper bolt, loose caliper bolt, missing pad spring 

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

72000 mi

US $100
Defective rear passenger brake caliper Parking brake would not engage 

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

12000 mi prior clutch line leak was not the source of a leak, rather a leak in the brake master cylinder seal. Part ordered. Brake master cylinder replaced, but after one week leak is still occurring. Will have investigated at next oil change interval. 

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

22000 mi ABS module failed, covered under extended warranty. Replaced whole module. 

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

1000 mi Sticky brake pedal. Service advisor would not go with me for a ride. Said "they all do that," despite my trial of a like model on the lot that "didn't do that." Mechanic could not find a problem using his diagnostic machine. 
2000 mi Visited a second dealer with a MUCH BETTER service dept. Service advisor drove car and recognized the problem. Mechanic found a faulty power brake booster. Part not in stock but was ordered. Brake pedal is sticky at the top of its travel. Dealer says its a characteristic not a defect. Offer was made to change to a new pedal assembly but that might make it worse. Original pedal may improve over time. 

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

19220 mi

C $260
Rear Rotors and Pads replaced by new. 
21452 mi

C $175
Problem: Hard brake pedal, hot wheels. Work done: Brakes cleaned. 
57000 mi

C $250
Rear lefthand Parking break cable seized. 
77500 mi

C $250
Rear RH caliper seized. I guess the boot had been torn during another maintenance. 
104160 mi

C $450
Righthand rear caliper was leaking where the parking brake cable is connected. Caliper replaced (only R/H side) as well as pads and rotors on both rear sides 
76000 mi

US $125
ABS/Traction Control/Stability Control disables itself about 10% of the times that it needs to activate. I was told this would likely cost >$1000. 
80000 mi Previously noted ABS/Traction Control failure was fixed by recall. ABS/TC unit was replaced. 
64300 mi

US $169
Replaced a rear caliper that occasionally hung up. Took two hours. 
78058 mi ABS module replaced under Safety Recall 45F2 - Warranty extended by VW. Original recall only programmed the software. This module later failed & had to be replaced. 

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

86800 mi

C $1850
Brake caliper siezed. This caused the stretching of both emergency brake lines which then had to be replaced. Brake system had to be flushed. 

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

127000 mi

US $700
Squeaky noise when driving. Rear Brake Caliper not releasing properly. 1 caliper, both rotors and both brake pads replaced. Brake Flush. 
133000 mi Brake fluid leak required a replacement of the brake caliper. 

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

80000 mi Breaks needed to be replaced again 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

100000 mi

US $550
100k service Plus Rear brake calipers locked up and had to be replaced. 
101000 mi

US $218
Left rear caliper was seizing slightly, causing brake to heat up abnormally. Replaced caliper and pads myself. 
114000 mi

US $185
Left rear brake caliper binding. Replaced caliper. 
117000 mi

US $48
Right rear caliper binding, 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

120000 mi

US $500
replacement of worn items 

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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automated manual 2WD

130761 mi

R 3340
Replace front brake pads 

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2006.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

110000 mi

US $650
rusted rotors, calipers, and pads for rear were replaced. 

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2006.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

85000 mi

US $250
Brakes job......... 

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2006.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

118000 mi

US $200
Brake Light Switch defective/broken. Brake lights were coming on while vehicle was off/parked. Switch cost $5 mailed from dealer. DIY job ~20 minutes. Dealer wanted $120. Hah. 

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

82460 mi

C $1643
One parking brake cable replaced. 
89900 mi

C $210
Sticking handbrake cable. 
102800 mi

C $300
One rear caliper not moving properly with parking brake. Parking brake not holding well. Caliper replaced. 
114080 mi

C $960
Handbrake actuator on left rear caliper was siezed 
100820 mi

C $125
Cracked vacuum line to brake booster. Line replaced in about 15 minutes. 

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 100hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

55000 mi Told "brakes feel mushy" - shop found sticking ebrake cable, could not permanently solve problem. Lubrication didn't last.  
73000 mi

US $595
Brake light flashing and beeping. Brake caliper leaked fluid onto pads, caused dragging of caliper & premature wear of pad (RR only). Replaced caliper, "carrier" (VW term for caliper bracket) and both rear pads. Took three trips. 
76000 mi

US $340
Symptom: Brake fluid in garage, Pedal to the floor! Shop added fluid & gave me more, ordered Left Rear caliper and carrier ("just in case we need it"). 2 days for parts. N/C Car ended up being towed because of dead battery. While there installed new LR caliper. Didn't need carrier. 
57000 mi

US $50
Emergency brake cable adjustment causing brake drag. A common problem. Causes low MPG and excessive rear pad wear. My highway MPG was down to 26 
138630 mi

US $513
Broken ignition lock and steering lock were replaced. 
183520 mi

C $1000
Seized front left caliper. Replaced both front ones and rotors and pads. 
156240 mi

C $452
brake rotors and pads,  
179800 mi

C $230
Steering wheel locked up, had to replace key barrel and locking assembly 
127700 mi

US $225
Left rear brake caliper dragging, replaced both rear calipers w/ pads. 

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

148800 mi

C $250
right rear brake caliper leaking from the rear parking brake seal. replaced. rubber brake lines found to be dry rotted and replaced on both rear wheels. 
90520 mi

C $650
rear left caliper failed, $250 
114080 mi

C $1000
Seized both rear calipers. Replaced. 
222000 mi

US $250
Replaced rear brake pads and rotors 
33000 mi

US $175
Brake caliper hung on rear disc brake, causing rotor to burn up. Caliper replaced under warranty, however, Volkswagen refused to replace rear rotors and pads under warranty citing they were "wear items". Paid $175 for independant shop to repair 
71000 mi

US $150
rear brake pads changed. this is the first car I've owned where the rear pads wore out before the front pads.  
22000 mi

US $8
Rear brake light needed to be replaced. Opted to replace it for a few dollars myself rather than go to the dealership. 

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

150-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

100000 mi

US $753
Replace rear brake pads and rotors, back right caliper seized and needed replacing. 
60760 mi

C $100
Routine inspection found minor leak on rear brake caliper. 
69420 mi

C $1500
Hand brake cable seized. Rear rotors and pads replaced 

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

67260 mi

C $200
Hand Brake Cable replaced. Brake Conduit was damaged. 

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

115000 mi

US $75
Found a crack in the brake booster hose; replaced it. 

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

160580 mi

C $2200
Brake pads and rotors replaced Rear brake calipers replaced 
92680 mi

C $1200
E-brake cable was loose. Had to be adjusted and tightened. 
112220 mi

C $220
replaced brakes pads, rotors and emergency brake cables 

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

110980 mi

C $560
caliper was seized on one side system fixed 
137020 mi

C $350
seized caliper -part replaced park brake re-set 

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

82000 mi

US $300
Brakes sucked, period. Replaced booster, master cylinder, pads/shoes, rotors. Bled fluid. Brakes better but feeling is still sloppy. Probably suspension falling apart. Brake interlock rattles in the gear shifter. 

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2004.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

77000 mi I replaced the brake pads on my own, and when I did, the bleeder valve on the caliper stripped out, apparently due to the fact that it was an aluminium caliper and a steel valve plug. Rethreaded it and put a bleeder kit into it. 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

184000 mi

US $90
Replaced the ABS/ESC module with a used unit. Owner performed the work. 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

165000 mi

US $225
rear caliper froze Brakes should have lasted for another 10K. Now rear driver side caliper is sticking caliper on other side froze up, damn VWs 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

39000 mi

US $13
Brakes: pads, rotors, or drums, repair 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

194680 mi

C $50
Parking brake was not working. I had to replace the 2 rear calipers. ABS warning light was on. Found right aft ABS ring badly corroded. 
159000 mi Emergency brake wasnt working. Dealer pointed out a rear caliper not working, going to charge me $300 or so to fix it. Brought it to my regular mechanic. Lubed up the caliper, and it worked. No charge. 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.8L V6 6-speed manual FWD

92000 mi

US $800
1 rear caliper siezed, caliper replaces and both rear rotors and pads replaced 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

129000 mi

US $250
Rear ABS brake cable broke. Light came on. Driving was fine. Dealer repaired (not replaced). 

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2004 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

25000 mi LED brake light went out, and fixed under warranty. Faulty check engine light due to over sensitivity. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

86000 mi Car made rattling noises from back-wheel area. After inspection they found back brakes were worn down. As part of replacing the brakes, the parking brake caliper that was hanging up was freed. It did not need replacement. 
108000 mi

US $599
Rear brake caliper froze, trashing brake pad and disk. Both parts were replaced as were the similar parts on the other side of the axle. 
111900 mi

US $216
Parking brake cable had seized during winter; seized cable was removed. On this trip both cables were replaced. 
147000 mi

US $338
Seal on rear driver's side disc brake caliper failed, leaking brake fluid. Entire caliper had to be replaced. 
197160 mi

C $1500
Brake pads, rotors, calipers, and brake lines were all shot and had to be replaced. 
215760 mi

C $600
rear left caliper was sticking and had to be replaced 
317440 mi

C $450
Brake cables needed replacing... common problem on these cars... (I had already ordered the parts months ago... for both cars...) 
442680 mi

C $60
Right Rear brake caliper's parking brake mechanism was seized. Relaced both rear calipers with used units. 
486920 mi

C $500
Emergency Brake cables needed replacing. (Common problem... this is the 2nd time they were replaced.) 
529780 mi

C $850
Brake booster and master cylinder replaced... shop had no clue how to diagnose and repair this type of vehicle!!! (I had to follow up and fix their repair!!) 
553598 mi

C $160
Master Cylinder and vacuum pump replaced. Previously installed master cylinder (used... installed by shop) was defective 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

105000 mi Self-replaced rear brake pads, rotors, and calipers. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

121000 mi

US $100
Replaced the front rotors and pads 
132000 mi

US $20
Replaced parking brake cable 
134000 mi

US $350
Replaced the rear driver side caliper, which was freezing up when the parking brake was engaged 
145000 mi

US $100
Replaced rear rotors and pads 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

65000 mi

US $250
ABS sensor cable frayed. 
170000 mi

US $1470
Caliper had to be replaced 
220000 mi

US $230
Brakes worn, sticking caliper 
270000 mi

US $42
Sudden slop in parking brake lever.Parking brake lever on caliper working, so determined cables were hanging up. Removed cables, observed sheathing worn through and Flex cable inside rusted. Replaced both cables. Easy repair. 
283000 mi

US $50
Rear caliper pins rusted in. Broke one off trying to remove. Had to purchase new caliper mounting bracket and pins. 
45880 mi Right rear brake sticking. Could not replicate. 
48980 mi Right rear brake sticking. Second repair attempt, VW can't find the problem. Could not replicate. Yet to be fixed.... 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

54220 mi

C $1000
Brake Booster need to be replaced. Air was hissing into the cabin when brake not pressed 
174000 mi Rear driver caliper seized, recommended replace rear brakes 
178000 mi Brake caliper still seized. 
53940 mi

C $186
Parking handbrake cables were rusting and binding and were replaced as a preventative measure. Handbrake was still working at the time but better safe than sorry. 
77000 mi

US $250
Brake hose replacement. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

106100 mi

C $1192
rear rotors, rear calipers 
27280 mi

C $1525
front brake repair. not covered. $699. also had to replace catalytic converter, and a engine exhaust return hose was cracked. Just my day. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.8L V6 6-speed manual FWD

27302 mi

US $13
Brake light switch. State inspection. 
50000 mi Brake light switch failed causing a light to illuminate on the dash. The switch was repaired under warranty. I've just received a letter saying that the brake light switch is being recalled. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

97000 mi

US $200
Rear brake calipers as well as a rear brake line replaced. Rear brake calipers as well as a rear brake line replaced. 
108000 mi

US $200
Replaced rear calipers. Metal arm on caliper that emergency brake cables attach to had sheared off the caliper rendering the emergency brake useless. Replaced rear calipers. Metal arm on caliper that emergency brake cables attach to had sheared off the caliper rendering the emergency brake useless.  
141000 mi

US $20
Rear brake caliper emergency brake levers were hanging and causing the rear brakes to drag. I replaced the rear brake calipers. 

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi

US $300
replaced rear brakes 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

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

110000 mi

US $500
Brake light switch - replaced twice by owner. Neither the generic nor the one from the dealer worked - the shop replaced again & all the bulbs too. Apparently, the switch was making them 'stay on' so they were burnt out. 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

83000 mi

US $60
Brake noise fixed by resurfacing rotors. 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

169000 mi

US $600
Warped front rotors. One bad rear caliper. 
234360 mi

C $875
replaced abs sensor 
242420 mi ABS hub needed replacing 
192200 mi

C $800
Parking brake started to stick and not release, Both cables replaced. 
82000 mi

US $200
Replaced brake power booster due to vacuum leak (bad diaphram). 
101680 mi R&R rear brakes 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

168000 mi

US $360
replace right and left parking brake line  
86134 mi

US $11
Brake Light Switch 
200000 mi

US $700
I believe it was part of the braking system, but I don't remember the reservoir 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 180hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

207000 mi

US $598
Replaced both rear sets brakes and the passenger side rear caliper. 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

91760 mi

C $293
abs light, speed sensor 

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2002 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

157000 mi

US $80
brake fluid leak 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Wagon

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

167000 mi Stuck Calipers, replaced calipers, lines, and rotors for both back brakes. 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

197000 mi

US $700
rear pads and rotors, 
168300 mi

US $350
right rear caliper not completely releasing after applying emergency brake. Right rear caliper was replaced in addition to rear pads and rotors. 
131000 mi

US $43
Vacuum pipe between vacuum pump and brake booster had cracked at the ends, causing a leak. Part was replaced, solving the problem. 
129000 mi

US $500
I replaced all the brake calipers/rotors and pads as they were sticking and causing poor rotor wear and premature wear and warping. 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

115940 mi lights showing abs and traction control defective - sensor replaced and right front macpherson swash plate replaced 
118300 mi

C $332
ABS and tracking system problem light indicated, right front ABS sensor 
119040 mi

C $332
left rear ABS sensor and general checkup 
120900 mi

C $600
2 disks and one caliper with 2 sensors on the ABS 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

135000 mi

US $400
ABS light came on. Sensor was replaced. ABS light keeps coming on. Can not get it to shut off. 

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2001 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

207080 mi ABS. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

256000 mi

US $300
Replace both rear ABS sensors per check ABS MIL. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

190000 mi ABS + Brake light intermittently blinking and beeping loudly. Research shows this is indicative of a failing ABS module. Car still brakes just fine. Too expensive to fix 
133300 mi

C $60
2) Right parking brake cable replaced. 
158100 mi

C $650
Rear brake pads and rotors. Rear right caliper. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

165000 mi

C $120
guide pins for caliper replaced and lubricated. This was preventing full release of pressure of the caliper and resulted in rotor warping. Rotors had to be replaced too. 
237000 mi

US $912
Had the caliper pins for the left front brakes re-tapped. 
291000 mi

US $85
Rear brake caliper emergency brake levers were hanging and causing the rear brakes to drag. I replaced both rear brake calipers. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

98000 mi

US $355
rear right ABS sensor replaced. 
101800 mi

US $970
Replaced parking brake cable. 

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1999.5 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

118420 mi

C $305
Defective ABS probe on one of the rear wheels. Not fixed due to age of car. 

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

160000 mi

US $15
Brake line failure. 

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

131000 mi

US $100
Both brake lines end to end. 

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