The next morning the vehicle started with no issues. I took the car into North point Volkswagen in sherwood, Arkansas to have the fuel gauge checked out on September 2nd 2005. He asked me if I knew the car was damaged, I said no. The approximate failure mileage was 118,000. The recall was enacted to correct faulty wiring in the Jetta's direct shift gearbox, which could cause the transmission to shift into neutral without warning, putting the driver in danger of crashing. It is fortunate that the vehicle was on a decline and traffic was moving rather slow which allowed the vehicle to coast to a safe turn-off point. It weighs a stated 1345 kg at the kerb.
The 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft turbocharged engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1. . SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual transmission. Our Take on the 2005 Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen has a lot riding on the 2005 Jetta, an all-new model that was introduced relatively late in the season. I have had hiley fix a seat belt problem and check four wheel alignment on the car. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter.
In the worst cases, the driveshaft cover could detach and leak oil onto the road. I have also joined a forum where I have met others with the came car, having the same problem and their cars are not being repaired. He said the only time they have seen this happen is if a car had been in a wreck. The salesman had said it had never been wrecked and if it had been wrecked they would sell the car at wholesale. There's a flaw in the windshield.
It was a manual and the first weekend I tore the clutch out operator error. This can happen for several reasons, but in many cases it is related to the glow plugs, which diesel engines use to produce ignition instead of spark plugs. They say it's a problem with the seat belt. The molding at the bottom of the car would be my only complaint. The air bag light in on now.
Manufacturer has been notified and claimed that there was nothing wrong with the vehicle, and it will not pollute the environment until 2007 when the diesel was converted. I got 47 mpg on a road trip with 4 adults and luggage which made my day! This problem, which stemmed from Volkswagen's failure to properly install screws on a driveshaft cover plate, was the subject of a recall for more than 25,000 vehicles in 2009. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1558274470873 ; listingsSearchManager. There were no warning signs of failure, no error codes produced by the vehicle and no means of safely being able to move the vehicle after it stalled. In July we took the car on a road trip to Santa Fe nm and the problem became chronic. The same evening the vehicle stalled once more in the middle of a main road. It burns gas like a V8 truck.
The service tech took me to the shop to look at the car. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. They offered to refund the cost of cleaning the car from the soot on the inside. Just prior to the 40K service the car developed a dangerous power loss problem which rendered the car powerless and the only way to clear the problem was to pull over, shut the car off and restart. After I argued with general manager about all the problems with the car.
A common Jetta problem involves smoke coming from the exhaust system, either during hard acceleration or, sometimes, normal driving. The car was taken to the repair shop five times for this complaint. A lack of electricity to the engine due to faulty wiring or a discharged battery may be to blame. This caused soot build up on the inside of the car. 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.
There appears to be a serious problem that so far appears to affect the 05. They put the car on the lift and found that the car had been repaired on the driver's side. There may be more wrong with the car, I have stopped looking. I had sufficient clearance to cross but unknown to me my car had lost power but I didn't realize this until entering the intersection causing me to barely miss an oncoming car. Even doing this and normal city driving, she still gets a tick over 30 mpg in the tdi.