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Volkswagen Cabriolet Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Cabriolet Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
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0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Brakes Problems

3 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Drive Train Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

1 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Electrical & Lights Problem

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 a...

2 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Engine Problems

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Maintenance Problems

0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Volkswagen Cabriolet Problems & Complaints

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
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 a...
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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