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1998 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Volkswagen Golf

1998 Volkswagen Golf 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.

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1998 Volkswagen Golf Questions

1998 Golf GL with 1984cc engine - what is the proper order of cylinder ignition wires to distributor cap

The wiper switch refuses to turn off the wipers! The mechanic has tried replacing the switch and the switch motor with no luck.

Have replaced arm and switch gear, stiill won't switch off.

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1998 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.8L VR6 ENGINES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, ¿TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.¿ THE RECOMMENDED COLD TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE PUBLISHED ON THE LABEL FOR TIRES OF THE SIZE 205/50 R15 86H IS 0.1 BAR (1.45 PS...

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