1993 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan - Reliability

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GL Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1993 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Digifant Main Power Relay, and a periodic problem is failure of the Timing Belt. Failure of the Timing Belt applies to 4-cylinder gasoline engines only.

The cost to repair the Digifant Main Power Relay is estimated at $22.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Timing Belt is estimated at $22.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Blower Switch and the Blower Speed Resistor.

The cost to repair the Blower Switch is estimated at $76.30 for parts and $45.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Blower Speed Resistor is estimated at $26.45 for parts and $32.50 for labor. This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Anti-Theft Control Unit. This failure will prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to repair the Anti-Theft Control Unit is estimated at $101.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Volkswagen Jetta Sedan by Identifix

  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Engine N/A N/A N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A N/A N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A N/A N/A
Brake N/A N/A N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A N/A N/A
Starting & Charging N/A N/A N/A
Accessories N/A N/A N/A
Overall N/A N/A N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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