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  1. 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 09:55 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: 223
    02-16-2017 10:09 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 03:55 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: 314
    02-10-2017 06:21 AM Go to last post
  3. 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 08:51 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: 225
    02-07-2017 07:21 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 09:12 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: 11,192
    01-29-2017 05:01 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 05:08 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: 179
    01-27-2017 10:05 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 02:08 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: 149
    01-26-2017 02:23 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 01:41 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: 152
    01-26-2017 01:41 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 04:07 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: 164
    01-23-2017 04:07 PM Go to last post
  9. 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 07:13 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: 298
    01-17-2017 02:50 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 11:48 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: 209
    01-14-2017 03:59 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 03:34 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: 218
    01-11-2017 04:12 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 09:19 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: 228
    12-31-2016 09:19 AM 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 05:09 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: 0
    • Views: 247
    12-28-2016 05:09 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 09:20 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: 214
    12-27-2016 09:20 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 10:20 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: 407
    12-26-2016 09:37 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 11:55 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: 513
    12-04-2016 12:56 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 07:20 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: 223
    11-21-2016 02:59 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 03:44 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: 401
    11-16-2016 03:20 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 10:04 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: 295
    11-14-2016 09:04 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 03:14 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: 282
    11-03-2016 03:03 PM Go to last post
  21. 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 01:56 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: 330
    10-31-2016 06:32 AM Go to last post
  22. QUESTION 2014 Sportswagen - A/C Delay in turning on possible bad pressure valve

    2014 Jetta SW 80K miles. Over the last two weeks if the AC was off and is turned on there is a 5-10 min delay. Some research points to a bad...

    Started by Briggy, 10-20-2016 02:49 PM
    a/c, ac, bad, compressor, correct, forum, forums, jetta, las, miles, min, parts, points, pressure, refrigerant, replace, searching, sensor, turned, turning, valve, volkswagen, weeks
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 214
    10-27-2016 03:30 PM Go to last post
  23. QUESTION vw touran tdi turning over but not starting

    i just bought a 04 touran tdi 1.9 77kw BKC,,i got 15 minutes away from the sellers house and the car lost power and i had to pull over ,the car will...

    Started by ROOBEAR, 10-27-2016 11:27 AM
    art, bought, car, coming, dash, engine, forum, forums, house, los, loss, power, pull, red, star, start, starting, steering, steering wheel, tdi, turn, turning, volkswagen, wheel, yellow
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 238
    10-27-2016 11:27 AM Go to last post
  24. QUESTION Central locking system : RE-LEARN presence of the rear door

    I've seen this tidbit thrown into a few posted replies now and I would like to know why does it matter if you disconnect a connector with the battery...

    Started by mitch66, 10-26-2016 01:46 PM
    battery, central, console, door, driver, drivers, electric, how to, icons, ignition, key, left, lock, locking, mat, order, play, power, rear, reason, sign, swap, sys, throw, window
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 203
    10-26-2016 01:46 PM Go to last post
  25. Purpose of nipple

    Working on daughters car and see this nipple that appears hose or valve should be attached. Can anybody tell me the purpose or what should go here? ...

    Started by Stoccar, 09-19-2016 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 342
    09-20-2016 03:03 PM Go to last post
  26. QUESTION Engine build

    Howzit guys So I'm building a VW 2.0 8 valve AGG Engine in a MK1. Flowing the head and porting it Putting 2.6 caravelle pistons Gonna run it...

    Started by Justin8Valve, 09-18-2016 04:09 AM
    advice, appreciated, bar, boost, build, building, daily, dick, engine, forum, forums, fuel, guys, head, mind, mk1, ons, points, run, running, tech, valve, volkswagen, waste, wondering
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 214
    09-18-2016 04:09 AM Go to last post
  27. QUESTION Milky Oil

    Hi I have a 1300 VW Beetle and recently my oil has turned to a milky colour which would normally mean water is getting into the oil but as this is...

    Started by windzup, 09-11-2016 04:48 PM
    13, 1300, air, air-cooled, beetle, cha, change, colour, cooled, engine, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, oil, oil problem, problem, pump, time, turned, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, water
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 262
    09-12-2016 03:01 AM Go to last post
  28. QUESTION 2002 New Beetle

    How much does parts and labor usually run for replacement of heater hose unit for the 2002 bug 1.8T??

    Started by kamojoe, 08-25-2016 07:36 PM
    1.8, 1.8t, 2002, beetle, bug, forum, forums, heater, hose, new beetle, parts, replacement, run, uni, unit, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 195
    08-25-2016 07:36 PM Go to last post
  29. QUESTION 2008 Rabbit 2.5L P0101 and P0068 Codes

    I have a 2008 VW Rabbit. My CEL came on a while ago and it ran fine so I left it alone, no MPG loss, no power loss, ran fine. Now I want to figure...

    Started by WascallyWabbit, 03-13-2013 10:49 PM
    2008, air, cai, car, carbonio, cold, drive, ecu, forum, heater, high, hood, idle, leak, maf, manifold, mpg, rabbit, reset, rim, test, time, trim, volkswagen, vw rabbit
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,685
    08-14-2016 02:29 PM Go to last post
  30. QUESTION EPC problems

    After driving my 02 MK4 VR6 for awhile, my EPC will kick in and I have to let it sit for several minutes to an hour or so, what's causing it to do...

    Started by jasonandtonya169, 08-10-2016 12:53 AM
    's, 05, body, car, causing, cruise, driving, engine, epc, hour, kick, limited, minutes, mk4, order, power, problem, problems, service, sit, vr, vr6, warning, wha
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 372
    08-11-2016 06:29 PM Go to last post
  31. QUESTION Power/boost loss

    Hi, I have bought a mk4 golf pd150 arl engine, It doesn't seem to be all there if you know what I mean, torque wise my last golf mk4 was a PD100 atd...

    Started by markdickson395, 08-02-2016 06:53 PM
    boost, bought, ca, codes, engine, fault, fault codes, forum, forums, golf, golf mk4, haven, help me, las, leaks, los, loss, mk4, power, response, showing, throttle, torque, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 190
    08-02-2016 06:53 PM Go to last post
  32. QUESTION After drivers door swap, can't rear window-up/down or rear door-lock from driver door

    The battery was never disconnected however the rear drivers side door was left open during the swap of drivers side door and now after the re-install...

    Started by mitch66, 07-26-2016 02:13 PM
    battery, central, defect, difference, door, drivers, factory, flash, fob, indicator, inside, install, issue, key, learned, lock, open, problem, rear, reco, reset, stall, swap, window, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 213
    07-26-2016 02:13 PM Go to last post
  33. Moved: QUESTION 82 diesel won't start

    Started by kcor, 07-20-2016 04:55 PM
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    07-20-2016 04:55 PM Go to last post
  34. QUESTION 2006 passat 3.6-AC blower and windshield wiper electrical problems

    I have an 06 Passat 3.6L and I have been working on problems that I've found on the car. Here are the issues: no AC blower and no windshield...

    Started by mathom33, 02-12-2014 11:08 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,749
    07-11-2016 07:14 PM Go to last post
  35. QUESTION V Reg Cabriolet Electric window problems

    Hi All I have recently aquired a 2000 cabriolet to take full advantage of the english summer :):) It has several issues but i expected nothing...

    Started by miasdaddy, 07-10-2016 12:38 PM
    advice, cabriolet, clicking, coming, completely, door, drivers, ebay, electric, expected, front, good, inside, issues, noise, ons, passenger, problem, problems, received, switches, window, windows, worked, working
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 173
    07-11-2016 12:12 PM Go to last post

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