1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 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.

Transmission damage due to faild transmission oil cooler
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
Ignition wires may break down and cause misfires

Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet Questions

Car misfiring.running on 3 cylinders.plugs,ignition leads,distributor cap &rotor (1 answer)

The components listed above have been replaced....

I replaced both transfer/main fuel pumps and main still whines (1 answer)

I originally put new main pump on which started whining after a week of driving and got hot and quit. I just replaced both transfer and main pump and after idling about 10 mins the main pump got hot and started whining. It will go away after a few seconds and pump will cool then start heating up ...

California Emissions (1 answer)

How can I tell if my 1993 Classic Collectors Edition has California Emissions or not.

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