1997 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volkswagen Golf
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1997 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.
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.
A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to hold the filter housing when tightening or loosening the oil filter.
1997 Volkswagen Golf QuestionsIndicator lights malfunctioning and erratic (1 answer)
Indicator lights went from not working intermittently to blinking twice or four times as fast when activated.
When brakes are depressed, left indicator does not work. As soon as brakes are released, indicator works again. Left indicator blinks at 2x normal speed, right indicator binks at 4x s...
It start once then no more ,if you take out the pipe from the filFilter,which goes to injectors the car start ,but if u lessen it look like the is an overfloat,and no power
Hello I managed to take out the old distributor cap in my 97 VW Golf, but I can put on the the new one back in it's place, the clamps ton't reach and wont close properly, what am I doing wrong, I can't even put on back the old cap! Please let me know if there is a trick to this cap an...