Coolant and Oil Leakson Volkswagen GTI

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

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Average mileage : 28,000 (12,000–45,000)
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12 Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2009, 2010, 2013
13 people reported this problem
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2013 Volkswagen GTI16,000
Low coolant light came on, and found that almost all coolant had leaked out of reservoir. Diagnosed as a faulty water pump, and was replaced under warranty by VW dealer.
2013 Volkswagen GTI- 2.0L 4 Cylinder12,000
Old was plastic housing, new is metal
2009 Volkswagen GTI- 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo39,000
Coolant leak. Dealer diagnosed as faulty water pump.
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