1996 Volkswagen EuroVan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Volkswagen EuroVan

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1996 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Oxygen and/or Coolant Temperature Sensor Fault

The Check Engine Light may illuminate as a result of a oxygen sensor and coolant temperature sensor fail. Replacement if the failed part will be necessary to correct this issue.

Aging plastic components in cooling system may fail unexpectedly

Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.

Inspect CV Boots and Joints at Each Service

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

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1996 Volkswagen EuroVan Questions

1996 5 cylinder gas starts for maybe 2 seconds then dies. had ecm checked (1 answer)

should I be looking at fuel pressure? pump? any other modules?

why brakes apply when turbo fan comes on. (1 answer)

brakes apply when turbo fan comes on, going uphill, engine hot. ok going downhill.


After driving 15 hours air conditioning went out then smelled like burning then a loud noise like metal on metal sound turned off then restarted. Let cool down but will not start again is the fuel pump in the gas Tank?? Could the timming belt worn out ?? any ideas?

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