1991 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Volkswagen Golf

1991 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

Wrong Anti-Freeze/Coolant May Cause Heater Core Leaks

Heater core leaks are common in this model, more so if the wrong anti-freeze/coolant is used in the cooling system.

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1991 Volkswagen Golf Questions

water pump replacement (1 answer)

last year i had my timing belt replaced do i need to have it replacd again or will it be ok to just replace the water pump.

fuse box location (1 answer)

where is the fuse box location in a 1991 vw golf

i hook the battery up backwards and now the car will not start can you help (1 answer)

i hook the battery up backwards and now the car will not start can you help

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1991 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

Recall 06E018000
CERTAIN HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSES, P/N 171.611.107B, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1975-1985 VOLKSWAGEN (VW) RABBIT; 1985-1992 VW GOLF; AND 1980-1992 VW JETTA PASSENGER VEHICLES. POSSIBLE BRAKE HOSE RUPTURE COULD OCCUR WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY S...
Recall 93V129000
AN ENGINE PREHEATING TUBE MAY NOT BE PROPERLY SUPPORTED DUE TO A MISSING SUPPORT BRACKET, CAUSING THE PREHEATING TUBE TO CHAFE AGAINST THE RIGHT FRONT METAL BRAKE LINE. THIS CAN DAMAGE THE HYDRAULIC LINE, CAUSING BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE AND DIMINISHED BRAKING IN ONE BRAKE CIRCUIT.
Recall 92V131000
THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

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