1997 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volkswagen Cabrio

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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio Problems

Reverse Gear Failures and/or Noise From Manual Transmission

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

Difficult to Diagnose Electrical Issues Are Typically Due to Ground Issues

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.

Coolant Leak From Oil Filter Housing O-Ring

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.

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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio Questions

how i can know if tghe crankshaft sensor is in good condition (1 answer)

because i put new fuelpump and new relay and it wount go on. it does like to start but it wount. what else i can check

What is the Grinding noise in reverse? (2 answers)

Overheating,no leaks,new thermostat, water pump good, no coolant circulating. (1 answer)

Burped air but no coolant circulating.Pump looks intact, no noises, leaks, impeller is intact. Could water pump seem good but have impeller spinning on shaft?

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