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Volkswagen Cabrio Questions

George Scott
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Door Locks

I house visitor just got a 95 Cabrio gifted to her and we can figure out how to lock the car. Its dark outside, hopefully I'll find it in the morning. Manually pushing the lock, won't budge. Usin...

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Flaishans
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2002 Vw Cabrio/ How Does The Fuel Pump Relay Work

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cabrioatlanta
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My 2001 Vw Cabrio Passed Inspection All Except The Check Engine Light Does ...

My 2001 VW Cabrio passed inspection all except the check engine light does not come on when key is turned. Is this probably the fuse or the bulb? All other lights come on the dash.

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RiskyBZzz
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Gls

I need to buy a new air pump.. Anyone know of any websites that are cheap but legit? Or at least something that will get me back on the road until I can buy a new one..

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RiskyBZzz
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Need Help!

So i have a 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS, starts up fine almost everytime. The thing is, itll drive for maybe a minute or so if that, then die off. I just had to replace the oil sender seal because over...

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Older Volkswagen Cabrio

2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview
2000 Volkswagen Cabrio
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview
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About the Volkswagen Cabrio

Introduced in 1995, the Volkswagen Cabrio was a  replacement for the Rabbit-based Cabriolet. The Cabio not only came with a shortened name, but also was based on a new platform, which it shared with the Golf hatchback and the Jetta sedan.

Throughout most of its run, the Cabio was powered by a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, 115-hp engine that was linked to a five-speed manual overdrive transmission. A four-speed automatic overdrive transmission was available as an option.

The Cabrio is often distinguished by its distinctive fixed rollbar, which not only served as a safety feature but also as a styling cue. In addition, it offered stability to the body when the top was down. Other than that, one of the Cabrio's best features was its convertible top, which was a multi-layered cloth top that had good weatherproofing capabilities and sealed tightly all around when in place. In the Cabrio's first few years the top was operated manually, but a power top was added in 1998 to the higher-end GLS trim package. One nice feature of the top was that it came with a glass rear window with a defogger, which aided visibility out the rear.

The Cabrio came with a long list of standard and optional features, including power windows, power door locks, front and side airbags, daytime running lights, an anti-theft alarm system, cruise control, leather seats, and an AM/FM/cassette stereo system (in later years a CD player was added as an option).

Like the automaker's New Beetle, the Cabio was appreciated by drivers for its "fun" factor. They also cited as positive points the Cabrio's handling, roominess (for a small car), and gas economy. In its early years the Cabio got high marks from drivers for its quality and value, though in later years drivers noted that the car was often in the shop for repairs, and questioned its overall quality.