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Automatic Transmission problems of the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta



Seven problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 1
Failure Date: 10/14/2010

The contact owns a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. The contact stated that when he depressed the accelerator pedal to pass another vehicle or move faster, the vehicle would suddenly slow down. The vehicle would also take up to three seconds before it would move forward at a moderate speed. The contact stated the failure was called "intermittent accelerator hesitation" related to the transmission. The failure occurred four times. The contact called the dealer who stated the vehicle had to be inspected. The dealer notified the manufacturer of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The current mileage was approximately 27,000. The failure mileage was approximately 20,000.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 2
Failure Date: 04/02/2010

2007 vw Jetta 2. 0 w/ dsg - dual mass flywheel failure identified by dealership. This has been an issue with 2007-2009 vw's with dsg.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 3
Failure Date: 10/01/2009

My transmission jerks / jolts significantly while my car is coming to a stop. This occurs pretty regularly, usually once on my way to work every morning when I pull up to a stop light after driving for approx. 25 minutes. It does this jolting no matter who is driving the car. This began happening last year. I have taken it into my dealer twice and they were unable to diagnose and resolve the issue. They did make me aware of a recent recall on a specific type of vw transmission for the same complaint of "jolting" however my type of transmission is currently not covered in the current recall. I believe they have a bigger issue with their transmissions.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 4
Failure Date: 04/01/2009

The car began to have jerky shifts and then began lurching at slow speeds in first. In certain cases the gear would grab and then let go allowing the car to suddenly roll backwards on hills. The mechatronics unit was replaced after 35000 miles and then the second unit lasted for 1300 miles. I am now waiting for my second replacement unit. Note this is a Jetta gli with 2. 0t and 6 speed dsg transmission.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 5
Failure Date: 06/01/2007

The contact owns a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta turbo diesel. The contact stated that when driving at various speeds, the transmission would engage into neutral causing the vehicle to stall. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was advised that she was not properly driving the vehicle and that the contact would need to learn to drive the vehicle correctly. The manufacturer was contacted who did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileage was 31,000. Updated 4/11/2011 updated 04/14/11.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 6
Failure Date: 05/15/2007

The contacts own a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. The contact has been experiencing brake failure since the first two weeks after the vehicle was purchased. He stated that the brakes grind whenever he attempts to stop. While driving 45 mph, he attempted to accelerate and the vehicle hesitated. On June 11, 2007, he arrived at wellesley Volkswagen and spoke to the service manager. The service manager acknowledged that the transmission was faulty and discovered an error registered in the computer. Wellesley would not provide a loaner vehicle, but the contact was able to retrieve his vehicle within a few days. However, the brakes continue to grind. He called Volkswagen, but no one would speak to him. The current mileage is 3,000 and failure mileage was 200. Updated 09/18/07. Updated 01-16-08. Updated.

car   Automatic Transmission problem 7
Failure Date: 05/01/2007

Driving down road at normal speeds(55-65) an annoying clunking consistently going on under front drivers side of car. Taken it to sendell Volkswagen 4-5 times now and a cv shaft is bad but they say Volkswagen of America refused repair and said drive it til it breaks or gets worse! and a clunking noise is coming from transaxle at light throttle at 55-60 and other speeds with the dsg gearbox. They heard it and `can't seem to put their finger on it' so they stuffed foam under panels inside car to deaden the noise. Still no repair to date!!.