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WTB: Rear axle beam for 2001 Jetta


Veteran Member
Aug 29, 2000
Jetta, 2001, Silver Arrow
I got rear ended a few months back. The car got totaled by his insurance, and I repaired it. Got all the body work done, and found that I could not get it aligned. Seems the rear axle beam is bent.

So, I'm looking for a rear axle beam that will fit my car. One place asked if I needed/had an "0BB" or "0BC" option code, as he had eachavailible. I believe one has a 17.5mm rear stabilizer, and the other 21.5mm rear stabilizer. (I think, correct me if I am wrong there)

I checked my option codes, and have neither. The only related option code I have says "0N1 - standard rear axle" Any

Anyone got one reasonably close (200 miles) to central KY? Also, any clarification on what I am looking for (other valid years, just what those option codes mean, and which ones I can use) would be appreciated.

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Certified Volkswagen Nut & Vendor
Dec 11, 2001
outside St Louis, MO
There are just too many to list....
You can see what size rear sway bar you have easily by just slipping an open-end wrench up in there. It is either an 18mm or a 21.7mm (I just use an 18mm wrench... if it slips over the bar, it is 18, if it doesn't, it is 21.7). 18mm is 0BC, 21.7mm is 0BB. Both are 0N1, so that won't help you.


Veteran Member
Feb 20, 2009
Tuscaloosa, AL
2001 Indigo Golf GLS, 1997 E300
I think it's 0BB. From looking at the parts listings at jimellisvw 0BC is for the wagon and 0BB is the regular jetta. Which would jive with kon111TDI's Golf Estate from the other thread having 0BC.

I'd double check anyway though.