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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
57,992 miles

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments (Page 4 of 4)

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problem #3

May 142010

Jetta

  • 2,400 miles

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

2010 Volkswagen Jetta tdi(diesel) shuts off while driving. This has happened three times to me while driving. Vehicle usually start up after without difficulty. Vehicle has approx 2800 miles. One time it happened in a major highway intersection. This is very dangerous. Vehicle was taken to VW where repairs where supposedly made. Repairs made were 02 sensor and computer update. A few days later vehicle shut down once again while driving after the VW "repairs". there does not seem to be a pattern to the incidences. Vehicle is currently at VW undergoing tests. Another odd thing is that the factory bluetooth stereo has not worked since the first time the vehicle shut off while driving.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #2

Apr 012010

Jetta

  • 4,000 miles
I have a Jetta tdi 2010 sport wagon that has significant pause when the throttle is held constant. Random but happens every day. Brought to the attention of the dealership and they said they knew of the problem but don't know why this is happening and will call us if they come up with a fix!

- Pinehurst, NC, USA

problem #1

Nov 152009

Jetta

  • Automatic transmission
  • 900 miles
2010 Volkswagen Jetta tdi sedan, automatic transmission. Vehicle stalls from start position, then catches and surges ahead, throwing driver's head back to the head rest. Car jumps ahead and could cause rear end collision to traffic in front.

- Panama City, FL, USA

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