1999 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Volkswagen Cabrio

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.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

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When I turn key nothing doesn't even try to start. battery ok lights ok.

She was just driving along and it backfired. This is the first time it has happened

the car starts and runs but the engine shakes... it does have some power especially when im driving 40 and over... but the start acceleration is slow at first

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Got this car almost 2 months ago, after totalling my previous car ((Which was not a VW)) and desperatly needed a car to get to work and school. Days after buying it, I thoughrouly regretted ever spending money on this pos. I've have to re-align the car twice already, replace nearly all of the lights, the left dashlight doesn't work, so at night I can't see how fast I'm going. ((I got some bl...

Overall, I LOVE this car. My cigarette lighter and cruise control stopped working at the same time. My motor for the top doesn't work, so I open/close it manually. But, still one of the best cars I've owned

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