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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI is between $518 and $633 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$576
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One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacin...
Oil and carbon tend to build up, creating restrictions in the intake manifold. Symptoms will be loss of power (sometimes severe) and poor fuel economy.
Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.
Car has 283,000 and runs strong. Did the timing belt and new water pump about 7,000 miles ago. ...
I have a '98 VW Beetle TDI manual that is making a loud knocking noise. The noise seems to get lo...