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2003 Volkswagen Jetta lights problems

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 132007

Jetta 4-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


The front headlight lenses have oxidized/deteriorated and has diffused the light to the point it is unsafe to drive at night. I had the lenses polished two years ago, and now they need polishing again. I don't feel that I should have to bear the burden of a safety issue like this.

- Temecula, CA, USA

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