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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 012001

Cabrio

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Ignition switch operates intermittently, causing failure of electrical functions. A private mechanic has diagnosed the problem, and was making repairs. Please provide any additional information / attachments.

- Mcdonald, GA, USA

problem #1

Jul 252000

(reported on)

Cabrio

  • miles
While driving headlights cut off and on and so did the windshield wipers. Dealer said it was due to ignition switch.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

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