5.3

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$3,000.00
Average Mileage:
97,000 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace entire engine (1 reports)
  3. start using 10W40 oil to improve oil consumption (1 reports)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 102007

Jetta GLS 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles

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

Noticed burning oil at 76k miles. Dealer played games until 99k, then did lousy job with a 'rebuild' that lasted until 140k, had to replace entire engine costing me $3,000. Should have sold the car long ago.

- , Chicago, IL, USA

problem #2

Jun 012011

Jetta GLS 2.0L

  • Manual transmission
  • 170,000 miles

using 10w40 oil yields a great improvement in oil consumption. The drawback is you will have to change it yourself as most oil change shops dont offer this weight oil.

- , Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #1

Sep 042001

Jetta

  • Manual transmission
  • 45,000 miles

Oil just disappears. I need to add a quart at least every thousand miles. I have to keep a trunk full of oil just in case.

- , San Francisco, CA, USA

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