1998 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

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

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1998 Volkswagen Golf Problems

High 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/or Noise From Manual Transmission

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

Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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1998 Volkswagen Golf Questions

how to test the EGR selenodi vacuum valve (1 answer)

po 442 small leak

what could make my gear oil to get mixed with radiator water and stop gear selec (1 answer)

Gear not selecting (Automatic gear)

Working normally but after driving a long distance, have to wait 5mins to start (1 answer)

Working normally but after driving a long distance, if i parked, and start the wont start but kick will be rolling, will have to wait for 5 mins for it to start.

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1998 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

Recall 03V155000
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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