The vehicle is currently at the dealer for repair. Primary Use: Commuting to work We Are Driven — Cant say one bad thing about this triptronic engine the car is a keeper. Either you have a fat wallet and don't mind paying a tech for the enjoyment of driving a Jetta, or you do your own maintenance and repairs at a considerable savings. The 5-speed is more fun anyway. I used this car for runing a route for health departments 400 miles a night never let me down or got me stranded in the back county's snow ice no problem for this car. When the trans gets hot sitting in traffic.
Both diesels have very impressive fuel economy. When the unit fails it causes a very specific and potentially deadly set of circumstances. The molding at the bottom of the car would be my only complaint. As time went on when the transmission would engage into reverse it would bounce back. At some point vw has to realize this is a serious safety hazard. Check all power windows, locks, alarm, heated seats, wipers, remote and even dome lights. The cosumer was informed the smell was from the engine coolant.
The transmission stop working completely and will stop working in the road and can cause an accident. I will always buy volkswagens after getting this car new and getting away from all those otherstay in the shop cars. But after doing extensive research there are jetta's that are out there that have mileage over the 100,000 miles. The dmf has been recalled in the european union and australia as a safety concern. Heavier than most similar sedans, great in the snow.
Mine had the correct oil on time, every time. I would purchase a jetta but it would not rank above the Mazda because of space, style, and comfort. Prior to the failure, the contact smelled a burning odor coming from the engine. Now my drive is starting to engage hard. This fluid can contact the turbocharger and result in an under hood fire. I got 47 mpg on a road trip with 4 adults and luggage which made my day! The contact owns a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta.
When the unit fails it causes a very specific and potentially deadly set of circumstances. Important vacuum line information newbeetleorg forums important vacuum line information newbeetleorg forums. Original cam and lifters, original turbo and these are not what will be needing repair. This is my first venture into diesel repair, have done engine work on non-diesels before but I am learning on this one. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Safety: Antilock brakes with disc brakes on all four wheels are standard, which was rare in a compact car class. It happens only when it is cold.
We tried everything to get it started but it would not turn over. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. But if they get neglected, then yes, the camshaft can be necessary repair. The failure mileage was approximately 60,005. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis where they advised him that the crank shaft sensor failed and the vehicle was misfiring. The vehicle was taken to a second dealer for diagnostics where the technicians stated that the direct shift gearbox unit would have to be replaced. I've yet to hear from them to this day. Consumer states that the vehicle sounds like it just wants to shut off and not run. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Started to lose power and was difficult to maintain speed.
The price tag on that potential repair didn't seem economical. The only way to stop the car is to apply the brake again, and then release the brake and quickly apply the gas. This model has the potential to cause injury or death on a large scale if not addressed. When obtaining a replacement oil pan from manufacturer a redesigned oil pan was used as a replacement. I think you'll find every car to have some common problems.