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 Problems

Mass Air Flow Sensor May Fail

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Reverse Gear Failures and/or Noise From Manual Transmission

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

stalling, die

My car keeps dying. I changed fuel pump and airflow meter. I still have the problem. Looks like it have difficulies flowing fuel in the injectors. Duno exactly what the problem is. It has had overheating problems also

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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio Questions

I was driving on the interstate and my car just shut off (1 answer)

I pulled over and parked, went to start it back up and it wouldn't start. I tried starting after it cooled down but still nothing. I have a full tank gas. All my fluids are good. And its not the battery. Any ideas?

How do I add power steering to my cabrio 1999 (1 answer)

I reset my transmission by holding the gas pedal down as suggested. (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?

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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio Reviews

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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