2001 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volkswagen Golf
- Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common
- High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
- Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller
- Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks
- Air Leaks And EVAP Faults Causing Check Engine Light
2001 Volkswagen Golf Problems
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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.
2001 Volkswagen Golf Questions
My gearbox start slipping after one hour of running engine ?
new thermostat temp sensor, Top hose gets very hot but lower hose is cold and heater doesnt put hot air only cold.
mechanic says O.K., it did not sound or look O.K.
2001 Volkswagen Golf Recalls
2001 Volkswagen Golf Reviews
hi after the temp indicator reach 90 degrees , the coolent boiling i do not why. plz advice me about what could couse that ? ........ water pump , fan speed or that is normal with this model ?
This is my first and last Volkswagon. Bought it at 80,000 miles. Engineered great, but built like crap. 10,000 miles later: had to replace alternator, belt tensioner, brake line hose came out of its holder and rubbed up against the caliper spilling brake fluid all over, moonroof leaked water, after tearing apart I found out that two of the four drain hoses to the moonroof came out of their hold...