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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$300.00
Average Mileage:
125,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace radiator fan (1 reports)
2001 Volkswagen Golf cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2001 Volkswagen Golf Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 032011

Golf GLS 1.8t

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles

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

The radiator fan (primary fan) failed. Even though there is a second fan, the way the electrical is wired, the second fan will not work if the primary fan does not work. What a stupid design.

- , Gilroy, CA, USA

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