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1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems

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Most Common 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems

Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.
Due to the breakdown of the throw out bearing, premature clutch failure is common.
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
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1 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan 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.

3 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Drive Train Problems

Due to the breakdown of the throw out bearing, premature clutch failure is common.
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.

0 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Engine Problems

Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.
Valve cover oil leaks are common on the 2.8L engines.

2 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The idle stabilizer valve may fail, causing engine stalling or excessively high idle speeds.
Air flow and oxygen sensor failures are common and can cause drivability concerns.

0 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Problems & Complaints

The idle stabilizer valve may fail, causing engine stalling or excessively high idle speeds.
Reverse gear failures in the manual transmission models are common.
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.
Air flow and oxygen sensor failures are common and can cause drivability concerns.
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.
Due to the breakdown of the throw out bearing, premature clutch failure is common.
Valve cover oil leaks are common on the 2.8L engines.
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