7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$800.00
Average Mileage:
93,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace the water pump (1 reports)
  2. replace water pump (1 reports)
1999 Volkswagen Jetta cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 212013

Jetta

  • Automatic transmission
  • 86,000 miles

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

The water pump is defective, causing overheating. It has been recalled.

- , Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #1

Jun 162010

Jetta GLS 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100,000 miles

I talked to a friend, and despite working on cars his whole life, he's never heard of a water pump with a plastic impeller. ...it just wears out, and starts slipping on the motor shaft. With no water pump, the car has no cooling, and therefore cannot be driven (without overheating the engine anyway). ALL volkswagens with plastic impellers will face this issue.

- , Rochester, NY, USA

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