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Discuss normal maintenance and service. i.e. oil change, tire rotation, coolant

  1. Starter wiring problem

    So I found out my problem. My starter is fine. But the damn Russians that owned this car before me really played with the wiring. They have this...

    Started by beffers78, 08-14-2016 12:05 AM
    battery, black, car, cut, end, fine, forum, forums, hey, hin, inside, long, open, ouch, pic, plug, problem, run, small, star, starts, touch, volkswagen, wanna, wiring
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 163
    08-14-2016 12:05 AM Go to last post
  2. Oil light and gas light on, no start

    Hello, I have a problem. When I try to start my car, it doesn't even start, it makes a click and then the starter it's self makes a weird sound...

    Started by beffers78, 08-12-2016 12:52 PM
    air, alot, battery, car, drive, experience, fine, gas, great, hole, issue, leaks, light, lights, makes, money, oil, outcome, problem, small, sound, star, start, weird, work
    • Replies: 1
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    08-12-2016 01:34 PM Go to last post
  3. Thread in the end of CV boot cone?

    I have had the entertainment of trying to replace a CV boot using the plastic cone. I have done this task a number of times. I am still surprised...

    Started by Scouse Duke, 05-19-2016 10:23 AM
    boo, boot, cars, comments, cone, cut, end, fits, golfs, hey, length, lot, loud, men, number, plastic, polo, ques, question, received, replace, small, thought, thread, times
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 257
    05-19-2016 10:23 AM Go to last post
  4. Oil Change Intervals - 2009 Rabbit - 10k???

    I know the manual states that the first scheduled oil change is at 10k and service every 10k after that, but does anyone else think that's a long...

    Started by bleedcubbieblue, 12-29-2008 06:32 PM
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    2009, advice, change, check, compete, courtesy, day, dealer, fluids, flush, free, hey, intervals, ion, longer, make, miles, newer, oil, rabbit, set, synthetic, tires, vws, wanted, warranty, wear
    • Replies: 32
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    05-19-2016 04:18 AM Go to last post
  5. '03 Passat front brake pad installation question....

    According to the manual, I just need to unscrew the guide pins inside the rubber cups, and I find one reference to a 7mm allen....but looking in the...

    Started by mutt, 07-30-2012 02:24 PM
    brake, front, guide, hole, ins, inside, installation, manual, mirror, pad, pads, passat, perform, putting, ques, question, reference, rubber, screw, simple, special, star, tool, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 880
    05-19-2016 04:08 AM Go to last post
  6. Hood stuck

    Have a 2010 jetta tdi .. Hood cable is broken.. U can pull it and nothing happens.. How do I get my hood open to fix this? Help!

    Started by Zarilia, 10-12-2014 11:42 AM
    010, 2010, 2010 jetta, access, badge, broke, broken, cable, fix, forum, forums, help!, hood, jet, jetta, jetta tdi, net, open, pull, stuck, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
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    05-19-2016 04:00 AM Go to last post
  7. 2004 Jetta overheating problems

    Hello, let me preface this by saying that I know very little about car maintenance, so apologies if I ask some stupid questions. My 2004 Jetta...

    Started by zhicks, 03-05-2015 01:12 PM
    advice, car, check, driving, fluid, forum, forums, great, happened, heater, how to, jetta, leaks, maintenance, miles, normal, overheating, problem, problems, questions, small, stupid, temp, times, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 888
    05-19-2016 03:54 AM Go to last post
  8. 1974 Beetle carbureator

    How do I know weather to repair or rebuild the carbureator on my 1974 Beetle. How do I know if it is the original carbureator. The small metal tal on...

    Started by harley3348, 03-08-2016 08:37 AM
    12, 13, 1974, 1974 beetle, beetle, forum, forums, great, metal, original, rebuild, repair, small, volkswagen, weather
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 518
    03-08-2016 08:37 AM Go to last post
  9. Vw passat brake lights

    Need some help... Ive got a 2001 passat wagon The brake lights stay on full when you put your lights on, theres no dullness, ive tried changing a...

    Started by jacquline.d.cole, 01-18-2016 01:10 PM
    2001, advice, asap, brake, bulbs, car, cha, changing, double, dull, forum, forums, light, lights, passat, place, problem, round, single, stay, volkswagen, vw, wiring, wondering, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 583
    01-18-2016 01:10 PM Go to last post
  10. Intake manifold 94 jetta GL

    Can't seem to get the intake manifold off. I'm trying to get the spark plugs done. I took off all of the Alan keys that i could see and it still felt...

    Started by dkdesante421, 12-27-2015 01:40 PM
    ala, ca, felt, forum, forums, gl, intake, intake manifold, jet, jetta, keys, manifold, plugs, spark, spark plugs, suggestions, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 446
    12-27-2015 01:40 PM Go to last post
  11. Brake Replacement

    Need to replace front & rear brakes on 2009 tiguan. Do i need any special tool to operate the rear parking brake?

    Started by inspector, 05-28-2014 08:19 PM
    2009, 2009 tiguan, 510, brake, brakes, dealer, forum, forums, front, ons, parking, parking brake, rear, rear brakes, remove, replace, replacement, special, tiguan, tool, vag, volkswagen
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,537
    10-26-2015 10:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Timing belt confirmation

    I have got a Passatt CC 2011, bought recently which has covered 59,000miles. I originally thought that the timing belt was to be changed every 3/4...

    Started by kenoarsla, 09-14-2014 03:33 AM
    2009, 2011, belt, bought, cha, changed, check, correct, covered, firm, forum, forums, garage, hey, intervals, ion, miles, passat, thought, timing, timing belt, volkswagen, vw, wi, years
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 852
    10-26-2015 09:55 AM Go to last post
  13. 1984 vanagon lighter won't work

    Any ideas? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by shelliemcgugin, 10-23-2015 06:49 PM
    1984, 84, 98, ago, check, fuse, ideas, iphone, lighter, vanagon, won, won't, work
    • Replies: 1
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    10-24-2015 04:53 AM Go to last post
  14. 3500+ rpm vibration

    2004 VW Jetta GLS manual transmission, on the road 3500 rpm or above 70-75mph there is vibration, if speed up it stops, slow down it stops. What...

    Started by miguel.surposa13, 08-28-2015 06:40 PM
    2004, 25t, 350, 500, forum, forums, gls, ideas, ion, jet, jetta, manual, manual transmission, mph, ops, road, rpm, slow, speed, stops, transmission, vibration, volkswagen, vw, wha
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,008
    08-29-2015 01:25 PM Go to last post
  15. Automatic Transmission Fluid

    What is the ideal (without getting the most expensive stuff on the shelf) ATF fluid for a 2007 automatic VW Rabbit 2.5 L?

    Started by NCzerniak83, 08-28-2015 11:49 AM
    automatic, automatic transmission, bra, brand, car, correct, dealer, fluid, forum, forums, hey, main, stuff, supply, transmission, transmission fluid, type, volkswagen, vw, wha
    • Replies: 3
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    08-29-2015 02:30 AM Go to last post
  16. '07 Rabbit dome and vanity lights not working

    Hi everyone! My bunny has recently had the headliner replaced and about 2 weeks later the dome and vanity lights stopped working. Does anyone know if...

    Started by Sandy615, 08-20-2015 11:03 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    08-20-2015 11:03 AM Go to last post
  17. 2011 Jetta has now power

    I was switching my headlight bulb out and my screw driver touch Ed the fuse panel power cable now I have NO power at all. my screw driver touch...

    Started by jeremy.pinkney, 08-03-2015 01:13 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,024
    08-03-2015 04:42 PM Go to last post
  18. T4 ABL Engine for sale???

    Hi all, a friend of mine needs a new T4 1.9 Engine (ABL) wondering if any of you kind people know if one is up for sale? Or know where to look. I'm...

    Started by LewisR34, 07-17-2015 05:56 PM
    1.9, desperate, engine, engines, for sale, friend, kind, located, people, sale, south, uk, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 440
    07-17-2015 07:23 PM Go to last post
  19. New to forum

    I'm new here and I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the right place. I'm a highschool student and I am saving to buy a 72 super beetle locally. The...

    Started by BuddyHolly, 07-07-2015 06:52 PM
    agree, beetle, buy, carpet, covers, dad, eve, forum, forums, headliner, inside, long, lot, owner, parts, place, pos, posting, saving, sea, seat, side, super, volkswagen, wi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 434
    07-07-2015 06:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Catalytic converter, O2 sensor problems..HELP!!

    I was driving yesterday when I got a check engine I went to autozone to have it scanned, after scanning I got the code p0420 and the...

    Started by Andregordon476, 06-23-2015 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-23-2015 10:04 AM Go to last post
  21. Downed!

    Who's a expert in the duty cycle of the basic CIS system. I have an 80 rabbit

    Started by BugsBunny22, 04-05-2015 06:57 PM
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    04-09-2015 09:50 PM Go to last post
  22. 03 jetta 1.8t brake light on trunk spoiler...

    Can someone tell me how I change this bulb? ️iPhone/Tapatalk

    Started by streetfrequency, 03-04-2015 04:14 AM
    1.8, 1.8t, 98, brake, brake light, bulb, ca, cha, change, forum, forums, iphone, jet, jetta, jetta 1.8t, light, spoiler, trunk, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 407
    03-04-2015 04:14 AM Go to last post
  23. Oil change. How many quarts of oil does a 2012 Jetta TDI use?

    2012 Jetta TDI

    Started by ryanb520, 03-02-2015 09:15 AM
    12, 2012, 2012 jetta, cha, change, forum, forums, jet, jetta, jetta tdi, oil, oil change, quarts, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,398
    03-02-2015 09:15 AM Go to last post
  24. 1.9 TDI Bora . Problems & More

    Hello people. I've decided to come to the forums for advice as getting no were. Had my 1.9 TDI PD130 bora for around a year now. Started her up...

    Started by jaytrue12, 01-04-2015 06:01 PM
    advice, ago, boost, car, cheap, driving, forum, forums, good, home, leaks, loud, manifold, people, plug, pressure, problems, star, tdi, tomorrow, turbo, vagcom, valve, volkswagen, year
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,246
    02-28-2015 05:20 AM Go to last post
  25. MKV 2.5L Jetta Coolant Flow Diagram - MK5 2008

    I am looking to do some maintenance in the near future and would like to know if anyone has a diagram of the coolant flow pattern along with all the...

    Started by l33tcrashburn, 12-23-2014 10:31 AM
    2.5, 2008, air, coolant, diagram, diagrams, easily, engine, flow, forum, forums, future, generations, great, jetta, maintenance, mk5, mkv, parts, pattern, visible, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
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    12-23-2014 10:41 AM Go to last post
  26. 2002 Jetta AC problem

    The AC was working fine until 2 days ago. It completely stopped blowing cold air. I checked the AC Clutch and it's engaging, I checked the freon...

    Started by frank.ortiz.10888, 09-10-2014 09:04 PM
    2002, ago, air, blowing, clutch, cold, completely, days, engaging, fine, florida, forum, forums, hell, hot, jet, jetta, live, proble, problem, read, stopped, valve, volkswagen, working
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,121
    09-13-2014 02:58 PM Go to last post
  27. Vibrations

    Hello I'm new to this forum I got a golf 4 2.0 8valves The car vibrates a lot, I put new wheels and rims, then new drive shafts yet the vibration...

    Started by alihijazi, 04-27-2014 03:42 AM
    2.0, car, drive, forum, forums, golf, inside, ion, lot, nokia, part, replace, rims, side, told, true, vibration, volkswagen, wha, wheels
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 586
    04-27-2014 03:42 AM Go to last post
  28. Need help with immobile GTI!

    I recently purchased a 99 mkIV GTI for a steal of a price. It was parked a few years back because of a shifting problem (sounded like possibly a g68...

    Started by TigerRag89, 05-02-2013 11:21 AM
    buy, car, cooling, dash, deal, driving, forum, gear, gti, happen, hey, high, hood, idle, ignition, maf, road, running, speed, start, stupid, test, things, vagcom, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 961
    02-03-2014 04:17 AM Go to last post
  29. new member need help

    hello I have joined this site to hopefully help with some issues on my golf gti 1998 3 door for many years I have used ernigrip motors in...

    Started by dunlop01, 06-28-2013 02:51 AM
    bmw, broken, damage, drive, factory, forum, fuel, golf, golf gti, good, gti, hey, high, lower, member, money, performance, repair, rim, rims, service, site, stock, trim, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,006
    06-28-2013 02:51 AM Go to last post
  30. Need help with 2012 VW Golf engine cover removal

    Hi guys. I decide to change the air filter by myself and found the following thread that explains how to remove the engine cover for 2011 2.5L...

    Started by hunterkyo, 04-14-2013 04:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-15-2013 08:24 AM Go to last post
  31. Question New Guy head light question

    I have a 92 GTI, I would like to change the grill and head lights from 2 squar to 4 round. How hard and can it be done?

    Started by Mad Scot, 02-24-2013 06:28 PM
    ca, cha, change, forum, forums, grill, gti, guy, hard, head, ion, light, lights, ques, question, round, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 702
    02-24-2013 06:28 PM Go to last post
  32. Rear right brake light not working

    Hey guys! Long time fan, first post. My 2008 rabbit is telling me that my rear right brake light isn't working. This is the light on the hatch....

    Started by Mervmaster, 05-21-2012 10:03 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-21-2012 10:03 AM Go to last post
  33. Mobil 1 5W40 in a 2008 Golf City?

    I took my girlfriends golf city in for an oil change and since I have never owned a VW and know they seem to require a lot of special treatment I...

    Started by projectmx, 05-06-2010 06:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-12-2012 07:14 PM Go to last post
  34. Beetle side repeater

    could anybody please tell me how to change a indicator repeater that is in the mirror of my 2003 vw beetle. thank you.:confused:

    Started by chris___j, 01-31-2012 02:40 PM
    2003, beetle, cha, change, confused, forum, forums, how to, indicator, mirror, side, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle
    • Replies: 0
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    01-31-2012 02:40 PM Go to last post
  35. Someone remind me of the 60K maintenance

    So I've hit 60K miles, or 61K by now. I've been to the BMW dealer many times but I still can't give up the Rabbit. I still have the original...

    Started by seanmcd, 01-24-2012 10:58 AM
    air, bmw, brakes, car, changed, dealer, door, filter, fluid, forum, forums, great, hit, issues, job, latch, maintenance, miles, oil, rabbit, specific, switch, times, volkswagen, vw rabbit
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 10,025
    01-24-2012 10:29 PM Go to last post

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