1997 Volkswagen Jetta - Reliability

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

Reliability Rating for 1997 Volkswagen Jetta by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Timing Belt and Mass Air Flow Sensor and a periodic problem is failure of the Vacuum Hoses. Failures of the Timing Belt and Mass Air Flow Sensor apply to 4 cylinder gas and diesel engines only.

The cost to repair the Timing Belt is estimated at $28.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor on gasoline engines and $63.00 for parts and $227.00 for labor on diesel engines. The cost to repair the Mass Air Flow Sensor is estimated at $380.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Vacuum Hoses is estimated at $25.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning Periodic problems on this vehicle are failures of the Air Conditioner Thermoswitch and Fresh Air Blower Series Resistor. Failures of the Air Conditioner Thermoswitch and Fresh Air Blower Series Resistor apply to (4 cylinder gasoline engine) only.

The cost to repair the Air Conditioner Thermoswitch is estimated at $17.50 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Fresh Air Blower Series Resistor is estimated at $39.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Switch. Failure of the Ignition Switch may prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to repair the Ignition Switch is estimated at $28.00 for parts and $136.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 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 by Identifix

  1997 1998 1999 2000
Engine N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A
Brake N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A
Starting & Charging N/A
Accessories N/A
Overall 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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