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

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2003 Volkswagen Jetta Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 192003

Jetta 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 686 miles


Dear sir/madam, I bought Volkswagen jeeta 2003 wolfsburg edition on 08/30/03 at around 3.30 pm from classic Volkswagen dealer whose physical address is 5474 S orange blossom trail, orlando, fl 32839. I paid $1500 (fifteen hundred) as a down payment and traded my old Toyota camery le 2002. Total dollar value $27060.02 while I was driving back to my home from my work on 09/19/2003 around 6.20 pm (I was driving on all America blvd in orlando, fl). I was driving between 30-35 mile per hour, I heard a loud sound from the engine of the car and car stopped. The mold (metal) which is about 4-6 inches long and 2-3 thick which is connected to the transmission of the engine and car was broken and the transmission damaged left axle (axle was broken) and few other parts are serious damaged. I complained this to the Volkswagen manufacturer (Volkswagen of America) on 09/19/03 through their website and also on 09/20/03 through their website and got case number assigned (reference number 30430412). I follow-up with them on 09/22/03, 09/23/03 & 09/24/03 to check the status of the case, theyre still reviewing the case. Now I seriously worried about my safety while driving my car back on road. I requested Volkswagen manufacturer (Volkswagen of America) to refund my money back so I can make my own decision to buy another car which I feel safe to drive on the roads. IM now totally sacred to drive my car back on road which is serious damage.

- Apopka, FL, USA

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