1998 Audi Cabriolet Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Audi Cabriolet

1998 Audi Cabriolet Problems

Premature Wear in Multi-Link Suspension Components May Cause Noise

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.

Oil Leaks at Valley Pan Gasket and Head Gasket are Common

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

Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt

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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1998 Audi Cabriolet Questions

Need diagram for location aux.cooling fan switch (1 answer)

Cant find physical location of the part. In order to replace the part.

battery died and we started it with a jump box now it won't start, can anyone te (1 answer)

The car was stored for the winter, we rolled it out after we started it, let it run for a half hour shut it off and now it won't start. I have dash lights, fuel pump pressurizes, but no crank.

how to 'repair, rejuvenate' a rear convertible window on 1998 Audi Cabriolet. (1 answer)

have to admit haven't taken very good care of this window and being in SC pollen country yellowed the window and window is scratched from snow brushes - I tried what the internet said was a great idea - 'toothpaste' well that hurt it even more - any thoughts on how to get this window ...

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