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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$200.00
Average Mileage:
5,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace ignition coil (1 reports)
1998 Volkswagen Jetta electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 122000

Jetta GL 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 5,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I have had this ticking by the ignition inside the car in the dash from day one. Had 21 ignition coils go, some under warranty others I had to pay. I don't understand why it keeps failing...? When it gets fixed, with a new one, the ticking stops, then slowly comes back. Anyone know why this is happening? Completely ridiculous!!!

- , Bethel, CT, USA

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