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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Audi Cabriolet

1996 Audi Cabriolet

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The Cabriolet convertible top mechanism can fail due to hydraulic fluid leaks. The fluid reservoir is a common failure.

Engine -- Verified

An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.

Engine -- Verified

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

1996 Audi Cabriolet Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 13, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DISCHARGE OF STATIC ELECTRICITY UNDER LOW HUMIDITY CONDITIONS CAN ACTIVATE THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG WHEN THE DRIVER ENTERS OR EXITS THE VEHICLE AND FORMS AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT BY TOUCHING CERTAIN AREAS OF THE STEERING WHEEL.

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Electrical & Lights, April 23, 1996

Summary: DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES WERE IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND CAN CAUSE SOME ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES TO MALFUNCTION.

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Questions and Answers

darrell01, 1996 Audi Cabriolet, Columbus, MT

I have a 1996 audi cabriolet that has a rattle noise that seems to be coming from the power steering pump. We replaced it with another used pump but noise is still there. Is there something else in...

airam, 1996 Audi Cabriolet, 2.8L V6, Garwood, NJ

the transmission is very sluggish...1st start of the day its fine...2nd start it starts to get hung up and after every stop and go the oil pressure sensor light beeps and flashes..oil pressure sens...

Visitor, 1996 Audi Cabriolet, 2.8L V6, Taunton, MA

my son just purchased a 96 audi cabriolet convertible, when he purshase, the car he was told that he only needed to replace a relay for the top to function, he has bought relays and fuses but nothi...

Zsuzsika, 1996 Audi Cabriolet, 2.8L V6, Benicia, CA

We have just started noticing that telltale growling, whining sound and slight pulling and chattering in the steering wheel when making sharp turns. Will adding pentosin hydraulic power steering f...

rockyb, 1996 Audi Cabriolet, 2.8L V6, Largo, FL

ordered a new plastic rear window has zipper, how do I put it in flalandno1@yahoo.com

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1996 Audi Cabriolet Reviews

We have a 1996 Cabriolet and every single thing works still!
We need to replace the plastic rear window thats it!

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