Coolant and Oil Leakson Volkswagen Golf

An engine coolant leak may develop, most commonly from the water pump. The valve cover gasket is also prone to leaking engine oil.

 

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Average mileage : 137,000 (82,000–170,000)
Engines Affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Gasoline
9 Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
12 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1996 Volkswagen Golf- 1.8L 4 Cylinder159,000
valve cover gasket leak and coolant leak from the water pump.
1998 Volkswagen Golf- 1.8L 4 Cylinder82,000
Technicians found an engine valve cover gasket leak.
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