1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problem Reports

Most Reported 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problem Reports

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Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.

Due to the breakdown of the throw out bearing, premature clutch failure is common.

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.

Valve cover oil leaks are common on the 2.8L engines.

The idle stabilizer valve may fail, causing engine stalling or excessively high idle speeds.

Air flow and oxygen sensor failures are common and can cause drivability concerns.