2000 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2000 Volkswagen EuroVan based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

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

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.

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

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.

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

Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.

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