1992 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Volkswagen Golf

1992 Volkswagen Golf Problems

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.

Ignition wires may break down and cause misfires

Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

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1992 Volkswagen Golf Questions

Hi Their, I can select reverse on the auto gearbox but none of the forward gears (1 answer)

will engage. the golf has over 200 000km on the odo.

My manual transmission will not go into gear. (2 answers)

My car will not go into any gears. It actually will go into reverse, but it's a hard crunch to get there. With the car turned off it shifts fine into all gears. The clutch does not slip and I replaced the clutch cable a few weeks ago. I'm lost as of now. It was shifting fine and then...

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1992 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 92V131000
THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.
Recall 92V058000
THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

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1992 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

I've had my 92 vw golf for 12 years, it's the best vehicle I ever had, aside from the normal upkeep (oil changes, tires, etc.) very little repair work needed on it.

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