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Fw: Jetta GLX Wheel Bearings
Well A guy from VW dealer in Puerto Rico told me that all begining from
jetta III 1993-1996 have wheel bearing problem, some broke at 10k and other
at 40-50k...some automatic VW have the cluck" problem when you make a full
turn and then corrected the sterring wheell..must probably the wheell
bearing....this problem is caused by a "play" inside of wheell bearing
housing!!! so VW replace the wheell bearing and put inside the wheell
bearing housing locktite(red) and the problem gone...
From: John C. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Quattro List <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, September 05, 1998 7:57 AM
Subject: Jetta GLX Wheel Bearings
>Please forgive the lack of Audi content, but the front right wheel bearing
>on my wife's '94 GLX has just failed at 36k miles, and I have been told by
>two people in the industry that the early GLXs were prone to this problem
>and that VWUSA has corrected them out of normal warranty.
>I'm not looking for any free lunches, but if there truly were faulty
>bearings fitted I would like to take it up with VW.
>Do any of you know of any GLX owners who have had similar problems?