Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Volkswagen Golf
1996 Volkswagen Golf
1996 Volkswagen Golf Problems
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
The engine may develop an overheating condition due to a damaged water pump impeller. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers
i have a 1996 golf i dont wana start i changed the distributor the ignition coil but still doesnt wana start
i chek the sparkplug im getting a low amount of spark
i chek the batery and the car is granking good but im still not getting the sparks at the spark plugs and the car doesnt wana start
Is there a fuse for the doorlock actuator on these VWs? The button was working before I did some wiring repair in one of the doors, now I can't even hear the air-actuator kick on when I push ...