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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,900 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Volkswagen Jetta transmission problems

transmission problem

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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 142006

Jetta 4-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 1,900 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta. While attempting to shift gears at 10 mph, the clutch pedal dropped to the floor and the vehicle would not shift. The vehicle was pushed off the road and towed. This is the second time that the clutch has failed and the assembly was replaced. The current mileage was 17,000 and failure mileage was 1,900.

- Copley, PA, USA

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