1999 Volkswagen Jetta 2.8L V6 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - One for the road
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta - Consumer Review

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GLS VR6 (1999.5) Sedan (2.8L V6 5-speed Manual)

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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS VR6 4dr Sedan (midyear)

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This was the Jetta IV. I bought it new with a sunroof, VR6, 5 speed manual, mag wheels. It was my third VW. I expected a well constructed, reliable, German automobile with fair service at the dealership. It is reliable, but something is always in need of repair. Service at a dealer is a killer... $700+ to replace an alternator. Problems: the alternator, springs keep falling out of the front seats, cup holder breaks easily, glove compartment door broke, AM radio has never worked, regulators on two front windows broke, motor on right rear window shot, both water pumps repleaced, MAF sensor replaced, O2 sensors in cat replaced, antenna cracked, headlight covers have fogged over, surge

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