Yesteday my wife was driving on the highway, and sudderly the car started to loose power unitl she was running at 20 milles per hour, when from nothing again. The car has been dealer maintained and serviced since new. On rare occasions it is a short in the wiring. Third time lights came on uncommanded. While driving approximately 25 mph, the headlights failed without warning. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. Hopefully we won't have to wait 8 years! The failure mileage was 30,000.
Deathjam4 answered about a year ago i hear you there and the new ones are not any better. Put ever so slight pressure to the left on the headlight switch, and lights went out. I'm still scratching my head 112. These repairs will be made free of charge. It's also listed on your title, registration and other documents. It has to be returned to the dealer to get it closed. Open the hood and on the back of the housing there are two plastic caps.
Beyond its reasonable price and roomy interior, the SportWagen's most appealing lure can be found under the hood, where three engine choices, including a 2. I have to pay out of pocket. Fortunately I was in the right hand lane of a semi-busy street and was able to wait until my car started up again. Upon inspection, the bulb does not appear to be 'burned-out'. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Open the drivers door and on the side of the dash there's a cover. This seems to be a flaw that online research has shown. Resulted in no horn and no steering wheel airbag functionality. Complaint Number: 10904780 Incident Date: March 7, 2015 Date Added to File: September 8, 2016 Description of the Complaint: The back door locks won't unlock, either from the outside or inside, with button or key. Then consult your owner's manual for the headlight bulb replacement procedure. The entire electrical system constantly failed.
Three springs in last year! When that side is replaced, the other side will burnout in 2 weeks or less time under normal highway driving. The failure and current mileages were 79,000. Other brands in the SportWagen's category include the all-wheel-drive and Outback as well as the less expensive Dodge Caliber and pricier Volvo V50. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the locking mechanism failed and needed to be replaced. Then it runs down the plastic trims and leaks onto the feet of the driver soaking the floor mat. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced.
We were very lucky we were able to coast far enough to find a spot to pull off. So far it's just been one at a time, but it made it reasonably harder to see while driving. All the lights went out at the same time. Replaced the fuse and everything was good to go. Hood ConsumerAffairs' founder and former editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide. . To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
Condensation can be seen dripping all around the fuse box under the steering column which has always been a constant problem with a jetta. The 1st time this happened was 2012-08-01. People who work on their own cars are repairing the parts themselves and the blogs are saying that it is an issue with the contacts inside the actuator failing and needing to be resoldered. He said the new fuse boxes are made differently now. Im now sorry that I purchased this vehicle. Seeing numerous reports of the same thing on the web. Then consult your owner's manual for the headlight bulb replacement procedure.
I know of many other Jetta sportwagens that have this issue. If both go out together, this could be bad! Use a coin or carefully with a screwdriver pry it open. My left headlamp is not working on low. See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information and full light bulb part numbers list. A bulb holder that can allow the bulb to come loose and lose electrical contact. Research on internet indicated that this is a common problem with 2009 jettas with hundreds of similar occurrences. Additionally the actual tailight fixtures in which the bulbs fit in on may of the German cars we pretty poorly designed leading to connection problems.