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2001 Cabrio At 40 mph heavey vibration and schimmy in front end shifts rough and goes away at about 50mph and less noticeable with heavey acceleration??Where can I check tranny fluid? Automatic Obiviously

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  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    I have the same problem abound 40 miles . Did you find out what this issue was ?

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    I am having similar problems with my 99 cabrio . Can some body tell whats going on ?

  • cudaheath Jan 08, 2009

    We purchased the car with what was thought to be a bent rim or bad tire/balance. Replaced the rim (which was sligtly bent) - same symptoms. Replaced all of the tires - with brand new ones and had them high speed balanced - same problem. (Former) VW mechanic said it could be the struts; I suspect one of the axles (maybe the car had a hard life before we got it). Does the strut make sense to anyone? The vibration improved with replacing the rim and tires - but is still there. It is worst from about 35-40 MPH, it is also worse when accellarating through this range rather than coasting down through it. If you are under slight power and maintaining the 35-40 MPH range, the car just gets beat up (constant vibration). Each strut or axle is about $100 plus the labor. Any ideas?

  • Bob Sokol Jul 11, 2013

    I get excessive front end vibration at about 30 mph. Looking fo aa solution.

  • Crystal
    Crystal May 02, 2014

    I have the exact same problem in a 2002 Cabrio

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Any luck with this guys ?

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  • Crystal
    Crystal May 02, 2014

    I have the exact same issue with a 2002 Cabrio.

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