1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 182008

Jetta 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 70,000 miles

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

Brake light switch failed causing brakes lights to stay illuminated even when the car is turned off and the key removed.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #1

Dec 072006

Jetta 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 130,000 miles
: the contact stated while driving 60 mph, the brake lights were non responsive. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who determined the brake switch failed. There was a NHTSA recall #04V096000 regarding the exterior lighting:brake lights:switch. The vehicle was exhibiting the same characteristics as indicated in the recall however, it was not included in the recall due to the VIN.

- Meriden, CT, USA

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