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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan

2001 Volkswagen EuroVan

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2001 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.

2001 Volkswagen EuroVan Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 30, 2002

Summary: ON CERTAIN MINIVANS EQUIPPED WITH CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGES (TETHER ANCHORAGES) FOR USE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHILD RESTRAINTS INSTALLED IN THE THREE REARMOST SEATING POSITIONS, THE "SAFETY FIRST" PORTION OF THE OWNER'S MANUAL DELIVERED WITH THESE VEHICLES INCORRECTLY INSTRUCTS OWNERS TO GUIDE THE TETHER STRAP UNDERNEATH THE SEAT'S HEAD RESTRAINT AND TO RAISE THE HEAD RESTRAINT SLIGHTLY, IF NECESSARY.

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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan Questions and Answers

Ligaya, 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan, Prairie Village, KS

I have the Weekender version with the pop-top and little fridge. My fridge isn't working and I thought it might be a blown fuse (30 amp). Problem is that the fuse isn't located where the ...

Visitor, 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan, 2.8L V6, Sausalito, CA

It shifts slowly from park to drive. Once in drive it shifts fine while you're driving down the road.

SicCab, 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan, Keyport, NJ

The van has 38,000 miles on it. Took it in for an oil change. Shop mechanic told me that the belt had fine cracks in it. Quoted around 240 to replace. I think the belt is around 60. Can I do i...

glassman49, 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan, Houma, LA

changed the battery and the trany,went into limp mode how do i get this to reset

jrp, 2001 Volkswagen EuroVan, Atlantic Mine, MI

Hi, my regular shop diagnosed a fan issue - the heater blower motor assembly needs replacement as the shaft is bent. Should this cost about $900? Their est. included a new VW part - is a cheaper af...

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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan Reviews

I've not actually owned a Eurovan but I've worked on them for years and years as a technician at the VW dealer.The majority of the issues are maintenance items such as brake pad and rotor replacement , some coolant leaks and occasional electrical issues including check engine lights. Nothing really dificult to resolve.
The owners love these cars for their utility , and space.I see them used for camping trips , day to day family "shuttle" and all around city vehicle.
They are large vehicles and most of the wear and tear is related to that.
Just my impressions as a non-owner......

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