1996 Audi Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance

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

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Problems

Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt

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.

Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely

Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

Engine Oil leak From Valley Pan Gasket and/or Head Gasket

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

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Questions

how to remove fuel injection control unit from back of heater housing? or disconnect wires, so I can remove heater housing to change heater core. (1 answer)

What's my Car Part and where can I get it in NYC? (2 answers)

Here's some pictures: uncover.nyc/2015/04/auto-parts/

I have a 1996 Audi Cabriolet- the part was connected to the steering wheel and the wheel axle. My friend, who dabbles in mechanics, said it was something like a "drag axle connector" but didn't know the name and that led m...

Hydraulic oil is leaking underneath somewhere and causing it to smoke from under the engine (1 answer)

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

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Recalls

Recall 97V175000
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.
Recall 96V017000
DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN CAUSE SOME ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES TO MALFUNCTION.

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Reviews

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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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