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      Thanks for the motivation! What am I to do...

      Thanks for the motivation!

      What am I to do about my horrible automatic gearbox though that flys up in RPMs every time it tries to shift on the highway?
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      98 MK3 Cabrio dilemma

      I have a 98 Cabrio that I suppose I've run into a dilemma with.

      This car brought me a ton of joy and I kind of had a connection to it, I started to have transmission problems so I gave it it to my...
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      My car is throwing codes P0730, P0730(pd), P0112,...

      My car is throwing codes P0730, P0730(pd), P0112, and P0740.

      it is also backfiring.
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      I had all the parts off to redo the timing belt...

      I had all the parts off to redo the timing belt so i went ahead and redid it and made sure I was all lined up.

      Went to try and start the car again after I put it all together and tons of white...
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      The car is getting spark from the coilpack...

      The car is getting spark from the coilpack though, wouldn't this mean the coilpack is ok?
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      Seems to be getting fuel.. Tach seems to work...

      Seems to be getting fuel..

      Tach seems to work when you crank it(it goes to around 500 I think)

      Electrically everything looks normal.

      The timing belt was what we thought to be the culprit.....
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      MK3 Cabrio cranking, won't start.

      I'm having one of the worst car experiences ever with this car now.

      First off, the heater core nipple/pipe is broken.. the heater core needs to be replaced but I temporarily plan on just coupling...
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      weak AM signal

      I guess I'm posting this here because it seems to be my stomping ground for questions regarding my 98 Cabrio, but I have an aftermarket stereo that was installed in my car before I bought it used.
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    9. Oddly enough my 98 cabrio makes this same...

      Oddly enough my 98 cabrio makes this same "dragging" sound when I accelerate, almost as if I'm dragging metal on the ground, or have rocks in my exhaust or something. I've never really known what it...
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      98 Cabrio exhaust system question

      The pipe that connects my resonator to my muffler is non existent, making my car very loud and obnoxious.

      I was quoted by CARx 462$ for the system from the resonator back. I've looked at various...
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      The circuit board is very corroded when the cover...

      The circuit board is very corroded when the cover is popped off, how can I clean this?
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      Also, is the pump located on the right side(if...

      Also, is the pump located on the right side(if you are staring at the back of the car) of the trunk, underneath the tail light in the trunk?

      If so, I remember opening this up to find a very...
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      My trunk does not leak when it rains, to my...

      My trunk does not leak when it rains, to my knowledge. I have a few things in there and have never had any type of issue with them being wet/damp, including a small radio and electric air compressor....
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      Electric door lock no longer works.

      Randomly a couple of months ago my doors would no longer lock electronically through the switch on the dash, nor would they lock when I inserted the key in the door via motor, only by force of the...
    15. How difficult is this? I've been learning a lot...

      How difficult is this? I've been learning a lot as I've gone as this is my first car(I previously drove my fathers 03 Ranger with no problems for a year)

      I dont have a ton of experience working on...
    16. Oil leak 98 cabrio, pictures. Help please?

      http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m282/squeege_01/IMG_01721.jpg
      http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m282/squeege_01/IMG_01711.jpg

      The oil leaking on the side of the valve cover is fresh, as I...
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      I have a 98, and I had this same problem, the...

      I have a 98, and I had this same problem, the shop told me I needed to replace my compressor, so I did so, had them recharge it and put oil in it, and now my AC is ice cold.

      I'd take it to get...
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      I bought my 1998 Cabrio with 113k miles on it for...

      I bought my 1998 Cabrio with 113k miles on it for 2500
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      I see that there is a specific way that the bolt...

      I see that there is a specific way that the bolt goes in, but I cannot get the teeth to fit far enough into the u-joint holding to put the bolt in. :/
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      Re-alligning steering wheel

      So, first off, my brother and I redid my wiper switch, and my ignition switch, to do this we needed to remove the steering wheel from the u-joint.

      My brother insisted that we didn't need to mark...
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