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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio is between $458 and $560 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$509
Annual Repair Cost
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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 ho...
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
Buying a car from owner and he said the only thing wrong is acceleration problems. I need to know...
Had 100k service done. Wondering if putting more money in is going to be possible at this point.
driving when car quits will not start not getting any spark
ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK FILLER NECK CAN SUFFER ABRASION DAMAGE IF THE REAR TIRE...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 20, 2013
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio
DO NOT BUY THIS CAR! LET ME SAY THIS AGAIN, DO NOT BUY THIS CAR. I honestly believe VW made this car to keep their auto shops busy. Things in the car just go wrong or break with little or no use,...
July 17, 2010
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio
The car grows on you.
February 26, 2009
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio
Love my 98. Got it three years ago and have had to do very little, although the right rear wheel bearing disintegrated a few weeks ago, causing almost $600 worth of damage to to the rr brakes, drum...