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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace window mechanism (1 reports)
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 082010

Cabrio EX V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


The electrical window problem has been a consistent pain in the Cabrio. Oxidation in the power windows has been reoccurring hassle. We've had to fix them probably about 3 times and replaced the driver side mechanism. What is really annoying is when replacing, for some reason it is difficult for mechanics to get the motor seated correctly. What then occurs is the window will roll half way up, then automatically go the full way down. After that you can then roll the window up after it freezes in the middle and restarting the roll up button press again. Currently the passenger side window is stuck in the up position, but we don't feel like paying $500 for the fix.

- , Granada Hills, CA, USA

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