Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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1996 Volkswagen GTI
1996 Volkswagen GTI Problems
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
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.
The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
1996 Volkswagen GTI Questions and Answers
losses oil pressure dramatically when it gets hot. does not leak
1.when I turn the engine off, the "battery running" buzzing sound stay on, even when the key is out of the ignition. What could be malfunctioning? 2. My right running lamp stays on when t...
I have check for loose hoses and wires ?