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1998 Volkswagen Beetle Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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1998 Volkswagen Beetle

Most Common 1998 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

1998 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles have 0 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1998 Volkswagen Beetle problem is: Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks
One or more power windows may fail. our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which...
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. care...

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The Volkswagen Beetle Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 26th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $631 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Beetle.

1998 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

1998 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Electrical
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Most Common 1998 Volkswagen Beetle Questions

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Bought car used, no fob or key for drivers door or trunk, had to replace battery and alarm started going off. cannot...
I changed bulbs still flashing rapidly inside.

1998 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls

1998 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles have 3 known recalls. The most common recall is: Volkswagen Recalls 1998-2002 Models Due to Malfunctioning Brake Light Switch.
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