1997 Audi Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Audi Cabriolet ProblemsCabriolet Convertible Top Mechanism May Fail Due to Hydraulic Fluid Leaks
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.
1997 Audi Cabriolet QuestionsWATERPUMP AND THERMOSTAT LOOKING FOR PICTURES/INSTRUCTIONS (1 answer)
i WANT TO PRINT OUT SOME INSTRUCTIONS BECAUSE MY MECHANIC HAS NOT DONE THIS BEFORE i MESSED UP AND BOUGHT THE WATER PUMP ALREADY AND CAN'T RETURN IT SO i AM LIMITED WITH WHO WILL FIX THE CAR AND USE MY PARTS.
My top was working fine and now it stopped. The light on the dash flashes when I try to open it but nothing happens. Can I open it manually. What could be the cause of this?
My convertible top was workimg on day and stopped the next. Is there a fuse that maybe bad and if so, where is it located?