The Cabriolet convertible top mechanism can fail due to hydraulic fluid leaks. The fluid reservoir is a common failure.
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1997 Audi Cabriolet
1997 Audi Cabriolet Problems
An External oil leak may develop from the valley pan gasket (under the intake manifold) and/or the head gasket.
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.
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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.
1997 Audi Cabriolet Recalls (Recent)
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.Learn more »
1997 Audi Cabriolet Questions and Answers
were is the low pressure air condition line located on this car can not find???
Does anyone have a picture of where my water pump is located?
My question pertains to my Air Conditioner. Why does it only come out of the floor vent and no from the vent on the dashboard?
old leather is worn bought new seat covers that require removal of headrest can't find a release button
when i depress the button on the drivers side door panel to release the hard boot to store the convertible top when its down nothing happens is there a fuse or something i should be aware of ....i...