Safety Ratings
2008 Volkswagen Jetta
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints192
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles

2008 Volkswagen Jetta (12/10/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V621000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2010 JETTA, NEW BEETLE, NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, MODEL YEAR 2009 JETTA SPORTWAGEN AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 RABBIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES. THE JETTA, JETTA SPORTWAGEN, AND RABBIT VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE NEW BEETLE AND THE NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FASTENING CLAMP ON A HYDRAULIC HOSE OF THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM THAT MAY BE LOCATED IN AN IMPROPER POSITION WHICH COULD CAUSE CHAFING AGAINST AN UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE.

Defect: IF CHAFING OCCURS, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FUEL LEAK TO DEVELOP. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND IF NECESSARY REPLACE THE UNDERHOOD FUEL LINE. ADDITIONALLY, DEPENDING ON THE VEHICLE MODEL, DEALERS WILL EITHER REMOVE THE PLASTIC TAB FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR, OR INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE FASTENING CLAMP AND ADJUST THE RELATED FASTENING CLAMP INTO THE CORRECT POSITION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 31, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2008 Volkswagen Jetta (5/19/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V164000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 25,594 MY 2006-2009 JETTA 5TH GENERATION EQUIPPED WITH 2.01 ENGINE. THE FASTENING SCREW CONTACT SURFACES ON THE DRIVESHAFT COVER PLATE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. SOME SCREWS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED PROPERLY DURING ASSEMBLY AND COULD LOOSEN OVER TIME, CAUSING A KNOCKING SOUND WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION. THE DRIVESHAFT SCREWS COULD LOOSEN TO THE POINT WHERE THE DRIVESHAFT DETACHES FROM THE GEARBOX.

Defect: IF THE VEHICLE IS MOVING WHEN THIS HAPPENS, THE DETACHED DRIVESHAFT COULD CAUSE DAMAGE THE GEARBOX HOUSING. A DAMAGE GEARBOX HOUSING COULD LEAK GEARBOX OIL ONTO THE STREET AND CREATE A RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH FOR BOTH THE DRIVER AND OTHER MOTORISTS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DRIVESHAFT SCREWS AND REPLACE THE SCREWS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 24, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2008 Volkswagen Jetta (9/24/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V442000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD A REQUIRED CAP INSTALLED WHICH DISABLES THE HEADLIGHT HORIZONTAL AIM AND SOME VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CAP THAT DISABLES THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW.

Defect: NONCOMPLIANCE CAN INHIBIT PROPER HEADLAMP AIM ADJUSTMENT FOR ROADWAY ILLUMINATION, IMPROPERLY AIMED HEADLAMPS COULD CAUSE REDUCED ROAD VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR THE PRESENCE OF A CAP IN THE SOCKET OF THE LOW BEAM HORIZONTAL AIMING SCREW AND INSTALL ONE IF MISSING, AND INSPECT FOR THE PRESENCE OF A CAP IN THE SOCKET OF THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW AND IF PRESENT, THE CAP WILL BE REMOVED. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 31, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA for sale

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2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$12,388

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 75668 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Beaverton, OR
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$9,992
Price Reduced

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 90220 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Woburn, MA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$8,883

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 114360 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mcdonough, GA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

New Listing
$10,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 99242 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$12,295
Price Reduced

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 70267 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$12,979

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 81144 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ontario, OR
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$9,797
Price Reduced

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 66032 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$10,950

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 70609 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kent, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 77004 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ontario, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

$11,968

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLI

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 101916 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

$9,698

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA WOLFSBURG EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110351 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$7,799

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73011 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 76745 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta S

$8,298

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 104658 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

$11,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 63650 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
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