Safety Ratings
2005 Volkswagen Jetta
Front Crash Driver Side 4.5000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.5000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.5000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.5000
Number of Recalls10
Number of Complaints358
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles

2005 Volkswagen Jetta (3/7/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14E007000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: The Gates Corporation (Gates) is recalling certain aftermarket Tru-Flow Water Pumps, part number TFW 41127, sold at certain NAPA Auto Parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after November 1, 2013 (and manufactured August 2013 through October 2013) that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have 'US9377' stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 Audi A4, 2000-2006 Audi TT, 1998-2005 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999-2006 Golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail.

Defect: A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Action: Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during May 2014. Owners may contact The Gates Corporation at 1-303-744-1911.

2005 Volkswagen Jetta (9/24/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V442000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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.

2005 Volkswagen Jetta (3/29/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07E023000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS WITH PART NUMBERS 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987MZA, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, AND 11-3156, AND WITH DATE CODES LOWER THAN DCA7078 SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE SEAL ON MASTER CYLINDER CAN FAIL AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.

Defect: LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN RESULT IN POOR BRAKING PERFORMANCE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: CARDONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE ANY DEFECTIVE MASTER CYLINDERS. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CARDONE AT 1-800-777-4780.

2005 Volkswagen Jetta (2/20/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V063000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

Defect: THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR REMAIN ON. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE PROPER SIGNAL WHEN BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2007, AND WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SEVERAL STAGGERED MAILINGS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 21, 2007. VEHICLES WITHIN THE MAKE, MODEL, AND MODEL YEAR OF THIS POPULATION MAY BE INVOLVED IN EITHER THIS RECALL OR 06V-183, BUT NOT BOTH. THE REMEDY IS THE SAME FOR EACH RECALL. VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS WILL APPLY THE REMEDY BASED ON THE VIN NUMBER OF THE VEHICLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

2005 Volkswagen Jetta (7/5/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V305000

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

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L GASOLINE ENGINE, A FUEL SUPPLY LINE CLAMP LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT MAY NOT BE POSITIONED PROPERLY AND COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT FUEL SUPPLY LINE CLAMP AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE CLAMP. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 11, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA for sale

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2005 Volkswagen Jetta

$6,850

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 172,289 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 6 Days on Lot
$6,899

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 134,803 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: La Crescenta, CA
  • MPG: 28 City / 39 Hwy
  • 22 Days on Lot
$6,900

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110,683 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Montrose, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 20 Days on Lot
$3,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA VALUE EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 80,150 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kahului, HI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 342 Days on Lot
$8,999

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94,840 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 28 City / 39 Hwy
  • 13 Days on Lot

2005 Volkswagen Jetta

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2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 111,303 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Davenport, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
$4,999

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 171,224 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spring Lake Park, MN
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 16 Days on Lot
$5,900

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 77,264 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hackensack, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 101 Days on Lot
$7,388

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 88,998 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 81 Days on Lot
$4,990
$5,490
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2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA VALUE EDITION

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100,439 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 38 Days on Lot
$5,774

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 123,121 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sandy, UT
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
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2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109,201 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hillsboro, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 5 Days on Lot
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2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 174,104 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portsmouth, NH
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy
  • 27 Days on Lot

2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

$5,990

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 103,078 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pembroke Pines, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Jetta

$5,839

2005 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 133,752 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 5 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rocky Mount, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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