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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Volkswagen Golf

1996 Volkswagen Golf

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1996 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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 & Lights -- Verified

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.

1996 Volkswagen Golf Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 15, 1998

Summary: 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.

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1996 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers

surensly, 1996 Volkswagen Golf, 6 Cylinder, Montgomery, AL

i have a 1996 golf i dont wana start i changed the distributor the ignition coil but still doesnt wana start

surensly, 1996 Volkswagen Golf, Georgiana, AL

i chek the sparkplug im getting a low amount of spark

surensly, 1996 Volkswagen Golf, Cuba, AL

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

dwbri665, 1996 Volkswagen Golf, West Richland, WA

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 ...

Lost Prophete, 1996 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Mesa, AZ

A few weeks ago my speedometer and odometer stopped working. The gas, temp, and oil gages still work. Sometimes the they will work when I start up but once I turn on the car off and back on they do...

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1996 Volkswagen Golf Reviews

my golf hss 202,000 miles on it and the engine still runs strong the only problem with it is the brake switch breaks other then that it is a great car

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