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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
295,800 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 162015

Jetta

  • Manual transmission
  • 295,800 miles

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

interior gauges fail above 30mph

When stopped at traffic light, the rpm, odometer, etc will read normal including clock. When I start and go above 30mph the gauges all peg to zero. The odometer mileage does not register. The only working gauge is the clock. So what do I do?

Update from Apr 25, 2015: Yesterday, the car would not start, the windows would not go up, and accelerator pedal was very slugish. At the end of the day, I pressed the remote unlock button, the car started and I drove home with fingers crossed. And again, the gauges were still pegging to zero above 30mph.

- , pennsville, USA

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