Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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Most reported Volkswagen Cabrio problems
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.