1999 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Volkswagen Golf
- High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
- Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common
- Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller
- Difficult to Diagnose Electrical Issues Are Typically Due to Ground Issues
- Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks
1999 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.
1999 Volkswagen Golf Questions
i wanna take the transmission out of my 1999 and put it in my 97 will it fit
you can do this all day it always will start but dies the fuel pump is running has gas and it started doing this after i went and put gas in it i drove it home park it came out two hours later i and i started it and it runs for 3 to 5 seconds then dies but will start right back up but dies again ...
i replaced the air box and plastics and had to remove the battery while doing this when i replaced all the parts the battery light was on on the dash and the battery is not charging i have checked the wiring but cannot find a problem
1999 Volkswagen Golf Recalls
1999 Volkswagen Golf Reviews
Bought the car used with 120,000 for $3,500. So far I've encountered no problems other than replacing a front wheel bearing(127,000). The transmission is tight and the engine has a lot of life left in it.