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2000 Volkswagen Jetta repairs by problem area

Engine (47%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (19%)

$500 - $999 (31%)

$100 - $499 (31%)

< $100 (19%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

227000 mi

US $406
Front end bushings and everything else up there was replaced due to normal wear & tear with 225K miles. 
205840 mi

C $900
Bad front wheel bearing. Had the timing belt too. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

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

367000 mi

US $220
Replaced rear shocks and got new tires. Tires were cupped. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

145700 mi Bushings almost in need of replacement. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

174-horsepower 2.8L V6 5-speed manual FWD

54300 mi

US $70
front springs were replaced 
147000 mi

US $700
replaced subframe because lower control arm worn out but i couldn't get bolts out.. the welded nut inside subframe broke off.. due to poor quality work done by mexican factory.. as jetta was built in mexico 
254700 mi

US $55
Steering wheel started jerking a little when brakes were released & then a rhythmic noise started from the right front associated with rolling speed, not engine speed. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

108600 mi

US $400
Replaced: Inner tie rod end, both outer tie rod ends, rack & pinion bellows kit. 
158100 mi

C $650
Lower ball joint Left outer tie rod 
167400 mi

C $1100
Rear bearing: replaced 
117000 mi

US $552
Tie rod was bent and bushing was worn out. 
54000 mi

US $250
Bent tie rod  
110000 mi

US $1200
Replaced worn tie rods. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

139500 mi

C $700
Steering rack had to be replaced. Leaking power steering fluid. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

156000 mi

US $1180
Symptom: Rattles in front end. Diagnosis: Tie rods and front struts struts worn out, needed to be replaced. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

140000 mi

US $100
After bought the car used, I took it into the shop for a squeaky suspension. They said the front struts and the rear shocks were bad. 

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta Suspension Problems

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