GLS (1999.5) 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Timing Belt, Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor, Water Pump and the Engine Vacuum Hoses.
The cost to replace the Timing Belt is estimated at $28 for parts and $117 for labor on gasoline engines, and $63 for parts and $227 for labor on diesel engines. The cost to replace the MAF Sensor is $380 for parts and $65 for labor. Volkswagen has issued a warranty extension due to the high number of MAF Sensor failures. MAF Sensors are now warranted for 7 years, 70,000 miles on 1999 through 2001 models. The cost to replace the Water Pump is estimated at $110 for parts and $182 for labor. The cost to repair the Engine Vacuum Hoses is $25 for parts and $65 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
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An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Switch. Problems with the Ignition Switch can prevent the engine from starting.
The cost to replace the Ignition Switch is estimated at $27.50 for parts and $136.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Overall||4 out of 5|