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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Problems

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Most Common 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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...
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1 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Brakes Problem

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.

2 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Drive Train Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

2 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Electrical & Lights 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 a...
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...

2 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Engine Problems

A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to ho...
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

4 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.
A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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1 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Miscellaneous Problem

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

0 Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Problems & Complaints

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to ho...
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Replacement of the failed component will be necessary to correct this concern.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
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...
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.
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
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...
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