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About Volkswagen Corrado

Regarded as one of Volkswagen's best ever drivers' cars, Volkswagen Corrado was built by a famous German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, shorten to VW, between 1988 and 1995 as a sport compact vehicle. Originally introduced to replace the Volkswagen Scirocco Mk 2 in VW lineup, Corrado continued the tradition of double consonants in VW sport-coupe name. Competing against the Honda Prelude, Dodge Stealth and Subaru SVX, Corrado was critically acclaimed during its lifetime though it was replaced by the Volkswagen Scirocco Mk3 after being manufactured for about seven years.
Volkswagen Corrado made its debut in 1988, three years before the end of Scirocco production, for 1988 model year and it was offered in only one body style, 3-door coupe. Built at the Karmann factory based on the Volkswagen Group A2 platform, Corrado came in only one trim level though it had a Corrado G60 model and a Corrado SLC (Sport Luxury Coupe) model. During its whole lifetime, Volkswagen Corrado was powered by a 1.8 L inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 136 hp and a 1.8 L supercharged inline 4-cylinder engine producing 160 horsepower and a 2.8 L V6 cranking out 179 horsepower. And these engines sent power through 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions to the front wheels.

Volkswagen Corrado Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

As a remarkably athletic machine for its time, Volkswagen Corrado is definitely an option for compact cars. But if you already have a Corrado, then it must be at least twelve years old, which means you need to care about these common problems:
First, Check Engine Light coming on could be the most obvious sign of engine failure on your Volkswagen Corrado. As engine failure is often the omen of vehicle breaking down, you need to diagnose and solve it as soon as possible. Worse situation is some Corrado drivers also told that the cooling system failure will appear meanwhile. In all, you will find the engine firstly give out some whining, squealing or rattling sounds, then the coolant and oil leak on the ground; the engine stays at a high operation temperature and its performance reduces quickly, it even misfires, stalls and suffers from starting issues. Finally, the vehicle even loses power when acceleration and has poor gas mileage, the Check Engine Light and Low Coolant Light will be activated. Under such circumstances, you are advised to inspect if the Corrado spark plug, radiator, cooling hose, intake manifold gasket, air filter, oil filter, engine mount and fuel pump are in right order or not.
Second, transmission failure is Volkswagen Corrado drivers' another trouble when driving. In fact, most Corrado drivers have not enough knowledge about working principle of automobiles, they are certainly unaware of transmission failure, which makes it is often too late when they find this problem. Therefore, these recognizable and simple symptoms of this problem provided by professional repairmen will be helpful for you. This issue often starts with clunking or grinding noises from beneath the vehicle, leaking transmission fluids may also be found on the ground; then the indicator will not match the gear, vehicle starts in another gear or refuses to go into any gear, finally, you will find hard to shift gears and transmission slippage and surging. All these symptoms could be attributed to the Corrado transmission assembly, automatic transmission shifter, automatic transmission filter, shift cable and clutch fork.
To sustain your Volkswagen Corrado's overall quality, you need to make sure every auto part on it work properly. But some parts just could not last as long as the vehicle could, which means you need to perform routine maintenance on them to achieve this. For your safe and comfortable driving trip, you should maintain the Corrado seat belt, windshield wiper, wiper blade, fog light, headlight, antenna and cabin air filter routinely.
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