1996 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Volkswagen Golf
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1996 Volkswagen Golf ProblemsHigh 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.
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.
1996 Volkswagen Golf Questionsmarble sounds under the hood while driving,then huge puddle of oil under car (1 answer)
Wipers turn on automatically when car is started and will not stop.