1996 Audi Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Audi Cabriolet

1996 Audi Cabriolet Problems

The Cabriolet convertible top mechanism can fail due to hydraulic fluid leaks. The fluid reservoir is a common failure.

An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.

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.

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Questions

Hydraulic oil is leaking underneath somewhere and causing smoke under the engine

The low water sensor is coming on, but car isnt running hot. What type of anti freeze does audi take ?

wont go into reverse or 2nd gear its an automatic

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DISCHARGE OF STATIC ELECTRICITY UNDER LOW HUMIDITY CONDITIONS CAN ACTIVATE THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG WHEN THE DRIVER ENTERS OR EXITS THE VEHICLE AND FORMS AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT BY TOUCHING CERTAIN AREAS OF THE STEERING WHEEL.DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN CAUSE SOME ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES TO MALFUNCTION.

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Reviews

We have a 1996 Cabriolet and every single thing works still! We need to replace the plastic rear window thats it!

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