2001 Volkswagen Golf TDI Repair and Maintenance

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

2001 Volkswagen Golf TDI Problems

Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Inspect Brakes at Every Service as Rear Brakes Wear Out Quickly

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.

Correct Maintenance of Timing Belt

To ensure longevity of the engine, our technicians recommend to follow the maintenance schedule for the timing belt.

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2001 Volkswagen Golf TDI Questions

normal cost to replace timingbelt, water pump on TDI automatic? (1 answer)

have a tdi automatic golf. Timing Belt needs replacing. what is ave cost to do this repair?

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2001 Volkswagen Golf TDI Reviews

Excellent handeling, great economy and decent power for a 90hp deisel engine. Repairs though over the last ten years, I would say are higher than average and more maintenance than a gas car. This car was originally recommended by Consumer's Reports but with all the problems it was later put on the not recommended list. I have to admit that the first three years had many problems but wer taken c...

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