2009 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon TDI turbo diesel from North America
Great mileage, but has issues
I thought my wife had left the sunroof open or window down, due to the passenger side floor board having 1/2 inch of water. She proved me wrong the next rain storm we had; water was pouring in near the front passenger kick panel/firewall area. I have spoken to the local dealer; they said it might be the A/C drain that is clogged. They suggested I bring it in. In the meantime, I have an almost new car that smells like mildew.
My A/C never gets very cold, even with the sunscreen closed. I think it is too small of capacity for a wagon! I have a 2004 Jetta sedan that gets extremely cold!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 31st December, 2010
1st Jan 2011, 16:20
I suspect you have a sunroof. This draining is by design on all VW's with sunroofs. Use a 10 ga electrical wire and run it down the drains, on both sides of the front of the sunroof. Do not use compressed air as that may blow the drain lines off completely, and you will have even a bigger mess that will require removing the headliner to correct. This has been a standard problem for at least the last 13 years that VAG has not been willing or able to resolve, and dealers refuse to admit it is a build problem.
16th Feb 2012, 18:03
I have this problem, and have confirmed by tracking the water back that it is not blocked, but a loose fit on the drain to the tube. Is it worth it to remove the headliner? How can I do this on a 2009 Sport wagon with the large sunroof?