1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio
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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio ProblemsReverse Gear Failures and/or Noise From Manual Transmission
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.
A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to hold the filter housing when tightening or loosening the oil filter.
1996 Volkswagen Cabrio QuestionsWhere do I check transmission fluid (2 answers)
Engine cranks, but won't start. Fuses are okay and belts all look good including timing belt.