hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
62,000 miles

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problem #2

Dec 262011

Jetta 4-cyl

  • 64,000 miles
Driver side lock switch, unable to lock my 02 Jetta with remote key. Interior light on the driver door constantly stays on.

- Schuylkill Haven, PA, USA

problem #1

Jan 012006


  • 60,000 miles
My 2002 VW Jetta tdi has many electrical problems. The one that might be a safety factor is the micro switches in the door latches. The doors with faulty switches don't know if there open or closed. When open the safety light on the door does not come on to alert oncoming vehicles that a door is open. If the switch stays on when the door is closed, the dome lights stay on until the battery is dead. The VW dealer just "jerked" me around until the warranty had expired. (fredericton VW). Since the part(s) for this repair are expensive, I feel that VW should recall all vehicles to replace the switches and door latches. Mel moir

- Penniac, New Brunswick, Canada, 00, USA