1998 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio
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1998 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.
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio QuestionsI've been told my secondary air pump is broken. Do I need to fix asap? How much (1 answer)
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
my car was bought used, ad i noticed it didnt have a stock ignition. it was fine until we had to replace one of the headlights, then the battery problems started. during the day when left sitting it is fine, but if it sits over night the battery drains completely. also if you try to start it when...
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio RecallsVolkswagen Recalls 1997-2003 Models Due to Possible Fuel Leakage
Volkswagen has recalled certain 1998 Cabrio, 1997-1999 Jetta, and 1998-2003 Passat models because the fuel tank filler neck can suffer abrasion damage if the rear tire goes flat and the vehicle is driven until the tire disintegrates. This may lead to fuel leakage, which can result in a fire. Depending on the model, there are different solutions to the problem. Contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987 for more information.