1994 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Volkswagen Golf

1994 Volkswagen Golf 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.

Hard starting due to coolant temp or oxygen sensor faults

Poor drivability symptoms—including hard starting—can be caused by coolant temperature sensor and oxygen sensor faults.

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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1994 Volkswagen Golf Questions

Can I drive my car at 230 temp the coolant is leaking heater radiator? (1 answer)

The vents on the passenger side is leaking and steaming up the windows at 230 temp

Turn signals (1 answer)

as soon as i touch my brake peddle my turn signals stop flashing
can any one help

wont shift out of fist gear (1 answer)

sometimes it works.. sometime it doesnt..

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1994 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

Recall 98V195000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE LINE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE WAS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO THE CORNER OF THE FUEL TANK. THE LINE COULD BE DAMAGED BY CHAFING AGAINST THE FUEL TANK.
Recall 98V160000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BOLTS SECURING THE FRONT HOOD LATCH CAN LOOSEN OVER TIME. THE LATCH WOULD MOVE CAUSING DISENGAGEMENT OF THE HOOD STRIKER FROM THE LATCH.
Recall 95V178000
IMPROPER MATERIAL WAS USED IN MANUFACTURING THE RADIATOR FAN MOTOR SHAFT CAUSING THE SHAFT TO WEAR AND BECOME NOISY.

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1994 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

I own a '94 Golf MK 3 1.9 TD, GL pacage, I love the car, it's still in good shape, plastic interior is better even from half of the new cars on the market, handels very good, good design overall, and a lot of space to play with tuning

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