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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan

1997 Volkswagen EuroVan

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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems

Engine -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

Due to the breakdown of the throw out bearing, premature clutch failure is common.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Brakes -- Verified

The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

Drive Train -- Verified

Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.

1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Recalls (Recent)

Engine, April 9, 1997

Summary: DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE CAMPER EQUIPMENT, AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED POWER TOOL DRILL BIT PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK VAPOR CONTAINER.

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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Questions and Answers

vwjdm, 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan, 6 Cylinder, Idaho Falls, ID

This is the second pair of VW EuroVan VR6 Ignition Wires installed, They pop of at the plug before driving 25 miles. They are the correct part, and cost over $100.00 Do you have a fix for this?

Visitor, 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan, 2.8L V6, Kissimmee, FL

we have received different firing code and we changed it and have the same problems they gave us 1 3 5 2 4 6 now 1 5 3 6 2 4 we havent try this one yet we want to be sure its been a nightmare

heatherd, 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan, 6 Cylinder, Northampton, MA

How much should it cost to replace a muffler at a discount muffler shop? Parts and Labor.

david84060, 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan, 2.8L V6, Park City, UT

Can someone help me obtain an owners manual for 1997 VW Eurovan. VW no longer supports this need. Either the manual or a copy will suffice. Willing to reimburse for time spent. Thanks. David

WHATSCREENNAME, 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan, 6 Cylinder, Cleveland, TN

Feels like the transmission thinks the accelerator is fully depressed, but it is not. Occasionally will shift down going downhill, just after the accelerator is lifted.

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