Volkswagen Cabriolet Questions Maintenance & Repair

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Stefanie Overstreet

I Have An '88 Vw Cabriolet. It Drives Great At Highway Speeds (60-70mph)

If I accelerate to 75mph the car stalls/misses. If I lay off the gas ... all is fine. I also noticed that if I rev the rpms high while shifting, it does the same thing. Any ideas. Thank you!


Every Time I Get Gas It Wont Start

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We Lost The Only Key To Our 1986 Cabriolet. How Do We Get A New One?

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We Have A 1985 Vw Cabby. We Shut The Trunk Now It Doesn't Open, Key Doesn'...

1985 VW Cabriolet Truck will not open


I Have A 1989 Vw Cabriolet. She Wont Start.

It wont start. When i turn the key it revs high then cuts off. I have changed both fuel pumps, spark plugs, relays and now gas is coming out of the spark plug unit.

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

Power Window Don't Work


Idles Rough, Alternator Vibrates, Give It Some Gas And It Stalls

Just changed battery and alternator on it because of the same symptoms, however the car did run prior to the new items. Idles fine but rough shaking of alternator, (old alternator was grinding insi...

8 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

I'm Looking For A Power Window Switch For My 1990 Cabriolet Boutique

I have been searching for a replacement power window switch for my 1990 cabriolet for the past two years, I have looked on eBay,Volkswagen websites and fleamarket's,Junk yards all over the US...anyo...

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

Car Will Not Start Once It Has Been Started And Then Shut Off.

Every day the car will start and run fine. When the car is shut off, it will not start again. Cranks over good just will not start?

Tonyea Ducharme-warren

Transmission Is Slipping On My 1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet

ok I replaced my fuel pump in the gas tank(not the problem) I replaced plugs and wires(not the problem) I checked the timing(not the problem) replaced distribuator cab and rotor(not the problem) trans...

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Tonyea Ducharme-warren

My 1986 Volkswagen Has No Power When I Step On The Gas. The Rpms Rev Up.

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88 Cabriolet Sputters And Dies When Engine Warms Up

Replaced accumulator pump and fuel pump 2 years ago. Just replaced all injectors, plugs, rotor , distributor cap. Problem seems to be excessive fuel tank pressure. When car dies, I loosen gas cap, l...

85 views with 9 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
Terry Hyatt

Does The 1992 Cabriolet With California Emissions Have A Icm?

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)

What Do You Think It Is Will Turn Over But Wont Start But Sometimes It Does...

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1988vw Cabriolet Headlight Problem

there are 4 lights-2 outer for low beam - all 4 for high beam low beam doesn't work on left light. works when high beam chosen. fuses are good. As a temporary fix i have unplugged the high beam lights...

39 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

I Have A 87 Vw Cabriolet And It Really Struggles To Get Up Hills, Virtually...

Other than going up hills seems to drive fine... Any thoughts??

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1989 Vw Cabriolet - Fuel Pump Getting Fuel To Distributor - Distibutor Not ...

I have a 1989 VW Cabriolet that is getting fuel to the fuel distributor, but not pumping fuel out of the top of the fuel distributor, then to injectors. Car will crank and run as long you spray starte...

58 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Hi I Have An 87 With A 1.8 Is The Tranny Filter Serviceable ? If So Where ...

87 auto with 1.8

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1990 Vw Cabriolet Oil Pressure Light/sensor Issue

I bought a 1990 VW Cabriolet with some issues today. oil light and buzzer go off when car revs past 2000rpm. I replaced both sensors and fixed nothing. could it be my oil pump? I also noticed that t...

137 views with 8 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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