1999 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Volkswagen Cabrio
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio ProblemsReverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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.
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio QuestionsHow do I add power steering to my cabrio 1999 (1 answer)
Turned the engine on and the "check engine" light is on now. It's sometimes missing when i start from a stop. Do you suggest driving at a high speed to reset the engine light? Also how do you know if you need transmission fluid?
When I turn key nothing doesn't even try to start. battery ok lights ok.