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1997 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI
Engine not specified
|Volkswagen in Saskatchewan, Canada|
|193440||600||Transmission failed for 2nd time with this car. At 105000km the car was accidentally put into reverse while travelling over 50kmh. This time the transmission overheated (low transmission oil). Gears do not reliably change.|
1997 Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI 4-door
6-cylinder manual 2WD
|Volkswagen in Virgin Islands, U.S.|
|80600||2949||VR6 Engine blew up, even though I've used Synthetic every <= 5,000 miles. Shop did clutch, too even though I didn't want it, nor feel like I needed it. Within a week, my previously replaced coil pack cracked. I bought a used '05 miata.|