How to Install a 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Ignition Coil?

Answer The ignition coil in a 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio converts the 12-volt power its battery supplies into the 20,000 and up to 40,000 volts the cylinders need. Over time, the ignition coil wears out, prod... Read More »

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How to Open a 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Fuel Tank?

The 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio was a convertible version of the Volkswagen Golf of the same year. With the same layout inside, the Cabrio was trimmed a little better to distinguish it from the hard-top... Read More »

How to Test an Engine Computer in a 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio?

A 1996 Volkswagen Cabrio's engine computer, also called a powertrain control module (PCM) is the center of the Cabrio's on-board diagnostic second-generation (OBD-II) system. This module runs a ser... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot the Ignition Coil on a 1994 Volkswagen Jetta?

The ignition coil in your 1994 Volkswagen Jetta produces the high voltage needed to ignite the fuel-air mixture once it reaches the combustion chambers. Although the coil has no moving parts, the w... Read More »

How to Check an Ignition Coil on an Aircooled Volkswagen Beetle?

Before checking the ignition coil, ensure there is 12V going to the terminal 15 on the coil. Note: Terminal 15 is positive, terminal 1 is negative. Turn your ignition switch to "on" and put a test ... Read More »