Audi Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Audi Cabriolet
- Hydraulic oil is leaking underneath somewhere and causing it to smoke from under the engine
- My hydraulic mineral oil is leaking down under somewhere and causing smoke.
- How can I make my car stop overheating without replacing the head gasket?
- top was working fine then tried to put it up but wouldn't work.
- I changed the coolant (replaced with new) and now car only starts now and again
Audi Cabriolet Problems
The Cabriolet convertible top mechanism can fail due to hydraulic fluid leaks. The fluid reservoir is a common failure.
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.
Audi Cabriolet Questions
Hydraulic oil is leaking underneath somewhere and causing smoke under the engine
My car was leaking water onto the ground and overheating within the first few minutes of running. I was told to replace the water pump/timing belt so I did. It was still leaking water and the mechanic found a hold in one of the lines and patched it. It is still running hot and the mechanic says i...
The clear plastic window dry rotted and the upholstery store told me to drop off the top only. How do I get it off the car?
Audi Cabriolet Recalls
Audi Cabriolet Reviews
We have a 1996 Cabriolet and every single thing works still! We need to replace the plastic rear window thats it!
My 1994 Cabriolet has 63,000 miles. I purchased it new. Timimg belt has never been changed. When would you suggest changing it? What would be approximate cost?
This car has been almost problem free since purchase (2001). Regular service and garaging have been responsible for most of that condition, however no major repairs have been necessary since then.