Safety Ratings
1998 Volkswagen Jetta
Side Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 2.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints191
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1998 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles

1998 Volkswagen Jetta (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

1998 Volkswagen Jetta (4/23/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V156000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.8L VR6 ENGINES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE RECOMMENDED COLD TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE PUBLISHED ON THE LABEL FOR TIRES OF THE SIZE 205/50 R15 86H IS 0.1 BAR (1.45 PSI) TOO LOW. IT SHOULD BE 2.5 BAR (36.3 PSI). THE LABEL RECOMMENDS 2.4 BAR (34.8 PSI = 35 PSI).

Defect: UNDER INFLATED TIRES CAN AFFECT VEHICLE HANDLING, AND DRIVING WITH SUBSTANTIALY UNDER INFLATED TIRES PUTS THE CONSUMER AT A RISK FOR A CRASH.

Corrective Action: OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH CORRECTED LABELS, OR A DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL IF THE OWNER WISHES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 29, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VW AT 1-800-893-5298.

1998 Volkswagen Jetta (1/25/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V026000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK FILLER NECK CAN SUFFER ABRASION DAMAGE IF THE REAR TIRE GOES FLAT AND THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN UNTIL THE TIRE DISINTEGRATES.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL FIT PASSAT VEHICLES WITH A NEW WHEEL HOUSE LINER THAT WILL BETTER PROTECT THE CAR'S FILLER NECK. JETTA VEHICLES WILL BE FITTED WITH A DIFFERENT METAL SHIELD DESIGNED TO ENHANCE ABRASION PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF TIRE DISINTEGRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 13, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA for sale

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$4,991

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 71105 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

$3,215

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 143559 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: West Long Branch, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 239531 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tacoma, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$1,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 180615 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wynnewood, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 58847 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Galena, IL
  • MPG: 33 City / 44 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 249538 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Asheville, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 291457 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hackensack, NJ
  • MPG: 33 City / 44 Hwy

$4,990

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 90427 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Marysville, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 297723 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Glenview, IL
  • MPG: 33 City / 44 Hwy

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$2,495

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 92929 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Warren, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$1,995
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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 158230 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shakopee, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$1,975

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$2,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 124000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Leesport, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 111016 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Blackwood, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

$3,998

1998 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 128604 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Everett, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy
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