VW Cabrio starter problem

Katrina Pede

Asked by Aug 23, 2016 at 11:09 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my car didn't start one day and people told me
to get a starter to replace my old one. Went to the
store and they gave me the wrong one (one for a
Jetta not a cabrio). Although the car starter it drove
poorly and eventually died.

Then after getting the proper starter the car drove
fine for 2 days but then broke down again.
Apparently the new starter has died even though it
is only 2 days old.

The odd thing is that my car would start but mid
drive just randomly turn off/stall.

Pleas help, had this thing towed 4 times and my
mechanics don't know the problem. They have
checked the altinator and battery as say it's fine.

1 Answer


You get new bad parts a lot more than you think,some times have to replace two or three before you get a good one,but if it continues to eat starters,there is and issue with wiring to it,

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