Jetta News Archive

  1. 2019

    1. March

    2. February

    3. January

      • There’s an important deadline coming up for VW owners who previously paid for repairs to their timing chain system or damage to their engine from a timing chain failure, and want the automaker t...

  2. 2018

    1. December

    2. October

    3. May

    4. January

  3. 2017

    1. June

    2. February

      • Whenever a recall is announced, there’s good reason to hold your breath. Especially when you hear Volkswagen is recalling the 2017 Jetta because its 1.4-liter engine can seize up. Well, breath e...

    3. January

      • There’s been a lot of talk about diesel buyouts and fixes lately. But one group that’s been left out was what VW calls “Generation 3” diesel vehicles from the 2015 model year. But after 16 month...

      • Volkswagen has a BS problem. Wait … I mean an ABS problem.

        “Volkswagen engineers found a fault inside the anti-lock brake system control module that can cause the module to fail whenever...

  4. 2016

    1. December

      • Our neighbors to the north tend to be a patient bunch, but you have to imagine Canadian VW diesel owners were starting to wonder when their settlement offer would come. Well, good news.


    2. October

      • It’s been well over a month since Volkswagen’s historic $14.7 billon dollar diesel settlement which includes the option for owners to sell their cheatin’ cars back to VW. So how are things going...

    3. August

    4. June

    5. May

  5. 2015

    1. October

    2. September

    3. April

      • Federal investigators couldn’t figure out why perfectly good fuel pumps were failing in some Volkswagen (and Audi) vehicles. The investigation lasted 4 years and had VW’s full cooperation.

    4. February

      • Manufacturers can sometimes drag their feet when it comes to issuing recalls. But whenever there’s reports of fuel leaking out of cars they start to move like someone lit a fire under their butt...

  6. 2014

    1. April

      • Turns out VW had a good reason for issuing a stop sale on some 2014 models last week: they were catching on fire. The manufacturer recognized a potential safety defect, stopped selling cars, fou...

      • Low-beam bulbs in the 2012-13 Passat can come loose from its connection, which means lights out for owners. To fix the issue, VW is recalling any Passat manufactured between January, 2011 and No...