2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Problems

Coolant and Oil Leaks

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the  valve cover gasket is also common.

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.

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Questions

Switch turns on and off but won't start (1 answer)

Power comes on but has no starting power

Convertible Top Issue. Back seat drivers side window down about an inch. (1 answer)

Thinking about buying this car but the one we looked at had the back seat drivers side window down about an inch. Did not see where we could get the window to come up. Any advice would be appreciated.

Dear Sir. i have opel astra 2001 . 1200CC and i have error code p0170. (1 answer)

i tried to change the O2 sensor but not working fine. and i found that the sensor cable not connected and some wire not connected. so that i need your help to check this cable and how can check if this cable connected well or not.

Tanks for your help

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Recalls

Recall 02V244000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." CHILD SEAT ANCHORAGES INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE'S REAR SEATS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY MARKINGS, AND THEIR LOCATION AND USE BE DESCRIBED IN THE OWNER'S MA...

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Reviews

2001 VW Cabrio...... will start when cold. from time to time it will not start when warm. engine cranks fine but nothing.
I have had the car for almost a year. I had it checked out before I bought it and had to replace a few belts including the timing belt because the mechanic suggested it would be time soon enough. I LOVE the car but have to look past a few issues with it. My brake light comes on out of the blue even though the previous owner had them replaced a few months before I bought it (I saw the receipt). ...
It seemed so "cute" too bad it spends more time (and money) in the shop than on the road.

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