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  1. QUESTION 2012 Beetle Cruise Control Fuse

    Hi, I just bought this car and the cruise control isn't working. No lights, no engagement of the cruise, nothing. I tried to look at the fuse box...

    Started by Laura TF, 03-29-2017 09:04 PM
    2012, appreciated, beetle, bought, box, boxes, car, control, cruise, cruise control, diagram, forum, forums, fuse, fuse box, greatly, lights, line, online, pic, picture, reliable, volkswagen, wi, working
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,514
    04-18-2017 05:39 AM Go to last post
  2. Cool QUESTION 2012 Golf not showing Radio Station Names?

    Hi all, Just bought a 2012 Golf Match. The stereo does not seem to show a station name,... like BBCRadio2 etc. it only saves the frequency number...

    Started by Jim Golf, 04-04-2017 04:41 PM
    2012, bought, car, fairly, forum, forums, frequency, golf, hold, ion, jim, light, match, names, nav, number, offer, radio, radios, sat, standard, station, stereo, thought, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 508
    04-04-2017 04:41 PM Go to last post
  3. QUESTION Shop 'fixed' oil leak and says there's another

    Please help. I bought a used 2006 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.5L PZEV with tiptronic a year ago. I had it inspected at a Volkswagen dealership prior to...

    Started by Didnti, 04-02-2017 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 36
    04-03-2017 11:57 AM Go to last post
  4. QUESTION Lower Intake Manifold Removal 2004 W8 6 speed

    I'm replacing the thermostat in my 2004 W8 and can't get the lower intake manifold to come off. I've removed the ten bolts, but the gasket is...

    Started by WA0GMH, 03-28-2017 04:13 PM
    2004, bad, bolts, car, considered, don, engineering, gen, good, gun, hard, heating, holes, intake, loose, lower, manifold, pressure, problem, real, removal, removed, replacing, speed, year
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 20
    03-28-2017 04:13 PM Go to last post
  5. QUESTION Identifying a part of the interior trim on a 2008 EOS

    Hello! This a clip from a 2008 EOS. It came from the trim that runs underneath the door, next to the carpet, and is what holds panels/trim in...

    Started by goodreverend, 03-27-2017 04:03 PM
    2008, carpet, clip, couple, der, don, door, eos, holds, ideas, interior, los, lost, media, number, order, panels, place, rim, runs, tps, trim, underneath, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 814
    03-28-2017 03:37 AM Go to last post
  6. QUESTION RNS315 in a 2015 passat Wolfsburg

    I am not sure which RNS 315 will work in my 2015 Passat Wolfsburg, there is the 1K0035274A, 1K0035274B, 1K0035274C, 1K0035274D,1K0035274E,1K0035274F....

    Started by hans.zylstra, 03-26-2017 09:47 PM
    2015, blue, blue tooth, car, difference, hey, model, module, number, passat, please help, radio, rns, rns 315, satellite, standard, tooth, usa, volkswagen, wolfsburg, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 578
    03-27-2017 03:47 AM Go to last post
  7. QUESTION 2015 Passat Wolfsburg Fuse box diagram

    Does anybody have a 2015 Passat Wolfsburg Fuse box diagram? Thank, Hans

    Started by hans.zylstra, 03-17-2017 07:52 PM
    2015, box, diagram, fuse, fuse box, fuse box diagram, passat, volkswagen, wolfsburg
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,077
    03-17-2017 07:52 PM Go to last post
  8. QUESTION 03 jetta - Died Andy won't start

    03 Jetta - When turning key, I hear a loud noise that sounds like the starter. The noise seems to be coming from the starter. The strange thing is,...

    Started by CbRadiosPRONTO, 03-16-2017 01:59 PM
    art, bad, coincidences, coming, don, driving, forum, forums, heard, jetta, key, loud, mph, noise, problem, problems, related, sounds, star, start, starter, strange, thing, turning, volkswagen
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 587
    03-17-2017 10:02 AM Go to last post
  9. QUESTION Steering and ESP/ASR fault code help please!

    I have a 2009 Jetta. When I turned my car on this morning the Steering fault code was on as red solid: Power steering assist failure and the ESP/ASR...

    Started by May, 03-15-2017 11:01 AM
    2009, asr, asr or esp, assist, car, driving, esp, failure, fault code, forum, forums, hin, jetta, lights, morning, power, red, star, steering, steering light, steering wheel, trip, volkswagen, wheel
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 711
    03-15-2017 11:01 AM Go to last post
  10. QUESTION Error code rod not found

    Uk golf mk6 estate 2010 1.6 TDI blue motion I have a mil light on and I have vagcom error code 10156 and10158. Rod not found. I recently had the...

    Started by SteveHumeniuk, 03-11-2017 04:25 AM
    2010, ate, blue, code, emissions, error, estate, forum, forums, golf, ion, iphone, latest, light, mil, mk6, motion, rod, software, tdi, update, vagcom, version, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 689
    03-11-2017 04:25 AM Go to last post
  11. QUESTION 2013 Beetle Drivers Door Window

    I have a 2013 vw Beetle and on the passenger side door handle when you pull it no more then 1mm it retracts the window to allow the door to open for...

    Started by TerryDowns, 03-09-2017 07:15 PM
    adjustment, beetle, break, check, dealer, door, drivers, fast, forum, forums, glass, good, handle, ice, make, mechanical, open, passenger, rubber, sooner, thinking, told, volkswagen, window, year
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,818
    03-09-2017 08:32 PM Go to last post
  12. Central locking problem

    Hi All I'm hoping someone can help me out. I have a mk6 GTD golf. Over the cold weather the battery went flat when I was away for a few days. So...

    Started by willieprice GTD, 02-25-2017 07:37 AM
    07, 98, central, central locking, forum, forums, locking, proble, problem, show, volkswagen,, vw
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 261
    03-06-2017 01:11 PM Go to last post
  13. QUESTION Misfire?bad coil packs or injectors?

    So for the last 2 weeks my 1.8t mk4 gti has been what I think is misfiring under heavy exceleration and boost, the check engine light is not coming...

    Started by jtrobertson2016, 12-28-2016 04:09 PM
    ago, bad, boost, car, check, coming, day, engine, forum, forums, gti, hand, hey, iphone, las, light, misfire, mk4, months, perfect, power, psi, replaced, sense, volkswagen
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 491
    03-01-2017 03:05 AM Go to last post
  14. QUESTION Passat 2012 manual 6 speed GearBox

    Hi, I wonder if someone can help me, as i'm in trouble with my passat variant 2012 (żB7?) wich has a manual 6 speed gearbox. And please excuse my...

    Started by JaimeJKS, 02-27-2017 03:20 PM
    black, car, clear, crash, dry, dust, experience, gearbox, heat, incident, insert, light, manual, newbie, oil, parts, problem, protection, question, ser, speed, start, today, trouble, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 370
    02-27-2017 04:46 PM Go to last post
  15. QUESTION Jetta 4 jerking/misfiring 1.6SR engine

    Hi everyone Im looking for a solution for my VW Jetta the engine was overhauled about 2 months ago when I bought the car and since then it has like a...

    Started by Kobusk143, 02-25-2017 12:57 PM
    ago, air, bought, car, engine, error, feel, flow, forum, forums, gears, guys, jetta, lights, months, pressure, replaced, shifting, solution, stop, upper, volkswagen, war, warning, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 425
    02-25-2017 12:57 PM Go to last post
  16. Lightbulb QUESTION 2017 Golf Wolfsburg Build to Order

    Hi folks, I've placed an order today at a U.S. dealer in Utah for a new Golf Wolfsburg. Since I customized just a few small things they had to...

    Started by the1crow, 02-16-2017 08:55 PM
    17, build, car, customized, days, dealer, dealership, experience, factory, folks, forum, forums, golf, hey, long, order, small, sounds, takes, things, today, utah, volkswagen, wolfsburg, wondering
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 342
    02-16-2017 09:09 PM Go to last post
  17. Question QUESTION 2011 1.2 Polo Tsi

    I'm looking at buying one of these but a friend told me the TSI has had major problems and having checked online I have seen a few issues around...

    Started by anna_bl, 02-10-2017 02:55 AM
    1.2, 2011, balance, buying, ca, engine, feel, friend, issues, line, love, major, online, ons, piston, pistons, polo, problem, problems, purchase, read, things, told, tsi, wha
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 384
    02-10-2017 05:21 AM Go to last post
  18. QUESTION VW GTI 2008 (lost oil pressure)

    My son has a GTI (engine 2.0 TSI code CCTA) Lost oil pressure, had bottom end rebuild with new crank and rod bearings thinking this was the problem....

    Started by kartsmoker, 01-27-2017 07:51 PM
    2008, air, bearings, bot, coming, cooler, dropped, end, engine, fast, forum, forums, gti, hard, los, oil, oil pressure, place, pressure, problem, pump, rod, thinking, tom, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 315
    02-07-2017 06:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Question QUESTION 2007 2.5 Timing chain setup

    I recently bought a 2.5 Rabbit that needed a head gasket. I need to know how to align the lower air pump gear and to tdc. I understand how to do the...

    Started by hondatech, 09-14-2011 08:12 PM
    2007, air, belt, bought, car, closed, forum, forums, gear, gears, head, head gasket, honda, install, lower, question, rabbit, remove, stall, stupid, tech, things, timing, volkswagen, vw rabbit
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 11,781
    01-29-2017 04:01 PM Go to last post
  20. QUESTION Golf V

    Hi i have a golf v 2.0 tdi 2004,i installed a radio rns mdf2 and i have problem with cd,showing error cd and also the aux its not working! Any help...

    Started by Durim15, 01-27-2017 04:08 PM
    2.0, 2.0 tdi, 2004, aux, cd, error, forum, forums, golf, ins, installed, iphone, mdf, not working, problem, radio, rns, showing, tdi, volkswagen, wi, working
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 224
    01-27-2017 09:05 PM Go to last post
  21. Question QUESTION 2012 Beetle 2.0T - 60k miles and slipping clutch?

    My 2012 Beetle 2.0T with only 62k miles is starting to show signs of clutch slippage. I'm the original owner. 1st and 2nd gear seem to be pretty...

    Started by MrEddy, 01-26-2017 01:08 PM
    3rd, 4th, beetle, clutch, diesel, don, driving, forum, forums, gear, golf, gti, hard, manuals, miles, mustang, owner, passing, ride, solid, star, starting, vehicles, volkswagen, years
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 222
    01-26-2017 01:23 PM Go to last post
  22. Cool QUESTION 2007 mk5 jetta ac question

    I got my first vw and it's 07 jetta. When i first start the car when's it's cooled down over night or over the hours. I can start the car and turn...

    Started by Luginnuts, 01-26-2017 12:41 PM
    2007, ac cooling fans, car, cars, cold, cooled, cut, don, fahrenheit, fans, forum, forums, hours, jetta, low, mk5, night, question, read, star, start, time, turn, volkswagen, weird
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 225
    01-26-2017 12:41 PM Go to last post
  23. QUESTION 2005 Passat 1.8 Fuel Issue after replacing fuel filter

    Fuel Issues Hello Everyone! I recently purchased an used 2005 Passat, 1.8L with 105,000 miles. The car runs really good and I didn't have any...

    Started by lostinmiami, 01-23-2017 03:07 PM
    car, dashboard, drove, ecu, fast, filter, fuel, gas, good, issue, line, maintenance, mileage, miles, morning, odometer, pressure, problem, read, reset, star, suggestions, tank, volkswagen, weird
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 221
    01-23-2017 03:07 PM Go to last post
  24. QUESTION Oil change

    I changed the oil today and used Mobil one extended performance for my 2012 Jetta se and 2013 beetle. Not realizing the specific oil I should have...

    Started by tartanforlife, 01-16-2017 06:13 PM
    12, 2012, 2012 jetta, 2013, beetle, cha, change, changed, ended, extended, forum, forums, iphone, jet, jetta, kind, miles, mobil, oil, oil change, performance, specific, today, volkswagen, wait
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 396
    01-17-2017 01:50 PM Go to last post
  25. QUESTION Torque spec.

    Hello, I need some help finding the Foot-lbs Torque spect. for the 2003 VW GOLF THROWOUT Bearing Release Sleeve. It's the 3 bolts, I've looked...

    Started by gregmartin, 01-14-2017 10:48 AM
    's, 17, 170, 2003, bearing, bolts, ca, cd, ding, finding, foo, foot, forum, forums, golf, guess, release, spec, throwout, throwout bearing, torque, tps, volkswagen, vw, vw golf
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 259
    01-14-2017 02:59 PM Go to last post
  26. QUESTION Resetting computer

    Hi guys, I am new here and I just bought my new car, golf v. The problem is that I bought a Chinese navigation and I tried to install it. What...

    Started by bogdann, 01-11-2017 02:34 PM
    bought, car, computer, don, forum, forums, golf, guys, happened, help me, ins, install, ion, iphone, key, navigation, new car, problem, real, reset, resetting, stall, time, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 283
    01-11-2017 03:12 PM Go to last post
  27. QUESTION Transmission shaft seal

    Hello, I'm replacing the DMF with a SMF and clutch on my 2003 Golf TDI. ( 255,000 ) I had no problems with it at all, I read a lot about the trouble...

    Started by gregmartin, 12-31-2016 08:19 AM
    2003, black, bolts, built, clutch, easy, forum, forums, golf, lot, metal, oil, people, problems, pull, read, rear, replace, replacing, rubber, shaft, tdi, transmission, trouble, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 283
    12-31-2016 08:19 AM Go to last post
  28. QUESTION How to convert from push button switch to euroswitch.

    I have Spyder foglights installed on my 2011 Jetta and have purchased the Euroswitch so I can have one switch for all lights. Right now I am using a...

    Started by Speeddemon23, 12-27-2016 08:20 PM
    black, button, clip, converted, euroswitch, fit, fogs, forum, forums, housing, how to, ins, installed, jetta, pro, red, switch, ton, trigger, turns, ver, vert, volkswagen, white, wire
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 269
    12-27-2016 08:20 PM Go to last post
  29. QUESTION EPC light

    My EPC light keeps coming on my 2016 Jetta Sport, first time dealer changed all fuel injectors and cleaned fuel tank. Has happened several times...

    Started by HowardW, 12-18-2016 09:20 AM
    car, cha, changed, coming, dealer, engine, epc light, exhaust, first time, forum, forums, fuel, happened, injectors, jetta, light, loose, power, problem, replace, sport, tank, time, times, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 583
    12-26-2016 08:37 AM Go to last post
  30. QUESTION Error Code P0442

    I just bought a used 2007 Rabbit, all is in good condition, other than I get the "small evaporative system leak" error code. I have cancelled it,...

    Started by Grumpy Old Man, 11-24-2016 10:55 PM
    07 rabbit, 2007, bought, cap, check, dash, day, driving, engine, error, forum, forums, gas, good, installed, leak, light, rabbit, rubber, small, story, suggestions, thinking, volkswagen, vw rabbit
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 665
    12-03-2016 11:56 PM Go to last post
  31. QUESTION Fox TDi throttle body

    Hi All, new on here and was hoping you could help with a small bit of advise. I am a Volkswagen lover all my life but am afraid my tech...

    Started by Andrew F, 11-21-2016 06:20 AM
    2008, advise, body, bot, car, change, day, engine, experience, forum, forums, fuel, idling, light, lights, limited, number, parts, power, problem, running, small, tech, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 266
    11-21-2016 01:59 PM Go to last post
  32. QUESTION Battery disconnect & short Cars Terminals for 10 seconds

    I read somewhere you can reset & clear stuff on the computer if you disconnect both the positive and negative battery terminals ... then with both...

    Started by mitch66, 11-07-2016 02:44 PM
    2010, amp, battery, car, cars, clear, danger, disconnect, disconnected, ect, forum, forums, hold, leads, negative, ouch, read, reset, seconds, short, stuff, tiguan, touch, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 534
    11-16-2016 02:20 PM Go to last post
  33. QUESTION 2012 VW CC Luxury Trunk and Rear Camera Issue

    Hi Everyone, today I purchased my 2nd VW CC. Its a 2012. In my "information system" the trunk is highlighted indicating that it is not shut. The...

    Started by craigerz26, 11-09-2016 09:04 PM
    broken, camera, car, doors, forum, forums, information, issue, issues, latch, lock, logo, luxury, open, pop, rear, reverse, reverse camera, sys, thoughts, trunk, trunk lock, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 359
    11-14-2016 08:04 PM Go to last post
  34. QUESTION Water induced short in Accelerator Pedal Assembly

    I had some water infiltration to the rear driver-side foot well accumulating for around 1 week... seat belt lamp was dinging + other strange...

    Started by mitch66, 11-02-2016 02:14 PM
    accelerator, belt, carpet, cel, clean, driver, foo, foot, happened, key, lamp, light, low, pedal, position, rear, reco, seat, short, signal, strange, war, warning, water, week
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 347
    11-03-2016 02:03 PM Go to last post
  35. QUESTION 03 Passat 1.8. multiple codes, heavy rains, old gas, am I on the right track?

    The is an xpost from the owner's forum, I didn't know there was a tech forum, thanks in advance for any advice: ...

    Started by gs3, 10-20-2016 12:56 PM
    advice, bought, buddy, car, foo, forum, gas, good, great, guys, high, honda, make, option, owner, rack, rest, subaru, tech, test, time, toyo, track, volkswagen, water
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 404
    10-31-2016 05:32 AM Go to last post

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