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

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta lights problems

lights problem

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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 222003

Jetta 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles


Stop brake light too dim on VW Jetta 1999 old body style. I was driving on a local road with a safe distance to the car infront of me ( a Jetta 1999 old body style) all of a sudden the car stopped and I never saw its tail lights turn on. Consequently I rear ended the vehicle resulting in a total loss of my vehicle. Interestingly the driver in the car infront of me told me that ever since he had purchased this card (about 2 yrs ago) he has been rear ended 3 times before. Today I was driving down and I nearly rear ended another Jetta of the same make and model. I was obeying all traffic laws and maintaining a very safe driving distance to the vehicle infront of me. I my self own the same Jetta and several times I have heard complaints from other drivers that my tail lights are too dim and they nearly rear ended me. I will really appreciate if the office can investigate this issue. This will save a lot of people from getting injured. Thank you junaid.

- Worcester, MA, USA

problem #1

Jun 161998


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Brake lights failed.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

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