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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1991 Volkswagen GTI

1991 Volkswagen GTI

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1991 Volkswagen GTI Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.

Engine -- Verified

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the  valve cover gasket is also common.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Heater core leaks are common in this model, more so if the wrong anti-freeze/coolant is used in the cooling system.

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