1990 Volkswagen GTI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Volkswagen GTI
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1990 Volkswagen GTI 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.
Heater core leaks are common in this model, more so if the wrong anti-freeze/coolant is used in the cooling system.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
1990 Volkswagen GTI Questionsdoes my 1970 VW bug need a smog check? (1 answer)
the car info is wrong, they don't have my year or anything, so i lied so my question could go through!
not so sure if there is a relay or fuse on vw gti headlight.. i don't like fixing these kind of car it's my friends ride.
Have a 90 golf gti 1.8 & car was running fine till one day it quits on me. engine turn over but, wont start. replaced the whole distributor with a new one & still wouldn't start. another mechanic told me that there's no electric going to spark plug.