Volkswagen GTI Problem Report
Volkswagen GTI Coolant and Oil Leaks
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. - Visitor
Old was plastic housing, new is metal - Visitor
Coolant leak. Dealer diagnosed as faulty water pump. - Visitor
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
losses oil pressure dramatically when it gets hot. does not leak
Recommended gearbox oil type