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

  1. 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 09:19 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: 1,084
    10-26-2015 11:18 AM Go to last post
  2. 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 04:33 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: 555
    10-26-2015 10:55 AM Go to last post
  3. 1984 vanagon lighter won't work

    Any ideas? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by shelliemcgugin, 10-23-2015 07:49 PM
    1984, 84, 98, ago, check, fuse, ideas, iphone, lighter, vanagon, won, won't, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 111
    10-24-2015 05:53 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 07:40 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: 712
    08-29-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 12:49 PM
    automatic, automatic transmission, bra, brand, car, correct, dealer, fluid, forum, forums, hey, main, stuff, supply, transmission, transmission fluid, type, volkswagen, vw, wha
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 447
    08-29-2015 03:30 AM Go to last post
  6. '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 12:03 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 348
    08-20-2015 12:03 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 380
    08-03-2015 05:42 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 06:56 PM
    1.9, desperate, engine, engines, for sale, friend, kind, located, people, sale, south, uk, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 193
    07-17-2015 08:23 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 07:52 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: 199
    07-07-2015 07:52 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 196
    06-23-2015 11:04 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 07:57 PM
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 1,462
    04-09-2015 10:50 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 02:12 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: 3
    • Views: 545
    03-12-2015 08:11 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 07:32 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: 31
    • Views: 16,483
    03-05-2015 11:40 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 05:14 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: 195
    03-04-2015 05:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Oil change. How many quarts of oil does a 2012 Jetta TDI use?

    2012 Jetta TDI

    Started by ryanb520, 03-02-2015 10:15 AM
    12, 2012, 2012 jetta, cha, change, forum, forums, jet, jetta, jetta tdi, oil, oil change, quarts, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 586
    03-02-2015 10:15 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 07:01 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: 876
    02-28-2015 06:20 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 11:31 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
    • Views: 926
    12-23-2014 11:41 AM Go to last post
  18. 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 12:42 PM
    010, 2010, 2010 jetta, broke, broken, cable, fix, forum, forums, help!, hood, jet, jetta, jetta tdi, open, pull, stuck, tdi, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 597
    10-12-2014 12:42 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 10:04 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: 811
    09-13-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 04:42 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: 410
    04-27-2014 04:42 AM Go to last post
  21. 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 12:21 PM
    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: 730
    02-03-2014 05:17 AM Go to last post
  22. 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 03:51 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: 799
    06-28-2013 03:51 AM Go to last post
  23. 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 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,137
    04-15-2013 09:24 AM Go to last post
  24. 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 07:28 PM
    ca, cha, change, forum, forums, grill, gti, guy, hard, head, ion, light, lights, ques, question, round, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 524
    02-24-2013 07:28 PM Go to last post
  25. '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 03:24 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: 0
    • Views: 624
    07-30-2012 03:24 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 11:03 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-21-2012 11:03 AM Go to last post
  27. 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 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 13,564
    04-12-2012 08:14 PM Go to last post
  28. 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 03:40 PM
    2003, beetle, cha, change, confused, forum, forums, how to, indicator, mirror, side, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,367
    01-31-2012 03:40 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 11:58 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: 8,338
    01-24-2012 11:29 PM Go to last post
  30. Headlight bulb recommendations

    I had one bulb go out today so I'm thinking of changing both with quality bulbs. Anyone have any suggestions for quality, bright replacements? Want...

    Started by dhawkins01, 01-18-2012 06:49 PM
    beat, bright, bulb, bulbs, ca, cha, changing, headlight, ion, king, phx, quality, recommendation, recommendations, store, suggestions, thinking, today, wi
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,507
    01-24-2012 11:55 AM Go to last post
  31. High Idling Speed

    I'm an owner of VW Polo Classic 1997 model. I learned from the Manual that the idling speed of Polo Classic is about 9mph with aircon and about...

    Started by Rhosabel, 11-26-2011 07:10 AM
    aircon, classic, defect, feedback, forum, forums, high, idling, learned, manual, model, morning, mph, owner, polo, replaced, speed, throttle, valve, volkswagen, vw, vw polo, wen, wha, wi
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,370
    12-01-2011 05:25 AM Go to last post
  32. Bora/Dry Ignition Coil/maybe wrong leads are in wrong points? Diagram of set up? bora has a habit of chugging a bit, and sometimes cutting out in low revs. In my service i changed the spark plugs and the leads, but this...

    Started by Liam Kilmartin, 09-30-2011 10:31 AM
    advice, advise, attached, cha, changed, coil, conti, continues, cut, cutting, diagram, dry, experience, forum, forums, habit, hey, ignition, low, points, revs, service, set, spark, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,228
    10-04-2011 06:06 PM Go to last post
  33. Removing engine cover on 2011 Golf 2.5 for air filter change

    This took me some time to figure out, but thanks to tips from on line forums, I managed to get it done. I'll share with you what I've learned. ...

    Started by leeanders, 08-03-2011 05:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-04-2011 06:56 AM Go to last post
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    06-07-2011 10:04 PM Go to last post
  34. Changing spark plugs in '01 Jetta

    Hey all. I've got a 2001 Jetta GLS, with the 2.0 engine. I got one of those computer error alerts on a recent trip. The (out of town) mechanic...

    Started by 2001 Aqua, 04-12-2010 02:12 PM
    access, car, changing, dealer, engine, error, exhaust, forum, forums, hey, ignition, jetta, manifold, miles, model, question, save, search, shop, small, star, start, time, top, volkswagen
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 18,952
    05-29-2011 09:00 PM Go to last post

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