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  1. 2013 Tiguan cooling system help

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    hello, can anyone tell me how to drain the cooling system on the 2013 2.0 TSI ?can't find a drain valve on the radiator and the hoses aren't on the bottom .would like to flush and refill system .
  2. Brake and Power Steering Fluid Question

    I am looking to do some fluid maintenance on the car since they have been in there for 5+ years. For the brakes I imagine any old DOT3 should work as stated on the cap, or does it need to be something more specific? For the power steering, I have the red cap and I believe it takes Dexron II...
  3. Mk 5 GT sport won't rev past 3000rpm

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi guys, Having an issue with my 2008 golf TSI 1.4, tried many things but can't get to the bottom if this problem. It won't rev over 3000rpm, fault code "fuel pressure regulator 2 performance" Replaced timing chain and tensioner, fuel filter, HP fuel pump and follower, checked fuel lines...
  4. Degreaser for everything. Also to decarb intakes

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello all, I just wanted to plug a local company. I have been using GOM1221 degreaser for a bunch of years now. It is made by BNAC Environmental in Coquitlam BC. I have left VW golf diesel intake manifolds in a pail of 25% GOM and 75% water and they come out spotless. Zero carbon left in...
  5. Dash Vinyl

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Looking for a good recommendation for a glue to reattach pealing dashboard vinyl under the gauges and the glovebox cover where it’s peaked away. Hoping to get to it soon before it starts to split/crack.
  6. broken spring!!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    a few years back I replaced my struts and mounts, and I made the terrible mistake of replacing my springs, thinking that the 30 year old ones would be getting soft enough by now to be worth replacing. now I have a broken driver side spring, and Im considering replacing it with my old spring, as...
  7. 1981 1.6L Runs but won't idle

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Ok so I've been driving a 1981 vw rabbit caddy for about 2 months now. The engine sat for over a year but started right up and has been fine till a few days ago. I was driving down the highway and it died in gear some how and felt like it bound up. My first thought was oil or fuel. But now I'm...
  8. single 32/36 two barrel weber carb on stock motor

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    I have a rail buggy that i am running a stock 1600 cc motor on and it runs good other when you are driving and it dogs out like drowning in fuel so when I was digging into this problem I was taking off the intake and when I tipped it over about a (1/4 water bottle) of raw fuel fell out, and I...
  9. Radi8 Wheels for VW at - New Products!
    If you're sick of all the hackneyed trends the automotive industry currently tends to follow and looking to set your VW apart from the crowd, our collection of aesthetically pleasing and innovative rims by Radi8 will allow you to do so. By offering top of the line Euro style wheels, Radi8 will...
  10. 2014 Jetta Sportwagon front seats uncomfortable

    Jetta New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    I have a 2014 Jetta Sportwagon TDI. The front seat bottom cushions are uncomfortable on trips of 2+ hours. Both my wife and I get sciatic type buttock pain. Doesn't happen in her Subaru. Car had less than 5000 miles when bought and this problem was present from the start. Any suggestions about...
  11. need help identifying a hose

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    could someone tell me the name of the hose , i think its a vacuum hose, that bolts to the bottom of the intake manifold top(the part that you see when you open the bonnet) its rigid plastic and runs from the left side of the engine to the right thank you
  12. 2013 VW CC Coolant Rise

    CC Owners Club
    I hope i don't complicate things; For some three months i have always noticed a drop in coolant level consequently i do a top up monthly beyond the maximum line. The Car was inspected and no form of coolant was found externally but Oil was seen around the bottom plate screws. The Bottom plate...
  13. Beetle rear seat latch cable is disconnected

    Beetle Owners Club
    The left rear seat on our 2012 beetle stopped folding down a couple of weeks ago. I noticed the pull latch pulled too easily, so i took a look and discovered the cable came unhooked from whatever it is hooked to at the bottom. The cable isn't broken, just unhooked. Any suggestions for how i...
  14. 1.9 AAZ overheating

    MK1 Rabbit Engine
    I have an 82 Caddy w/1.9 AAZ diesel. Recently I developed an over heating issue when it is under load such as climbing long hills or any under boost conditions. I have changed the alt and A/c belts, bottom radiator hose and hose return from rad to coolant tank. Also flushed the cooling system...
  15. Junkyard Rabbit Rescue

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My local junkyard has a 4door hatchback rabbit, once they get around to moving it off the top of the pile, i plan on buying it, and getting it running. Not sure if it is gas or diesel yet, but hoping for diesel. planning on trying to run it off of a bottle before i take it home, any common...
  16. Windshield washer bottle air hose design

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Our 1967 Beetle is missing the air hose that connects the windshield washer bottle to the spare tire. I believe it includes a check valve to keep the spare tire from going flat. Does anyone know what the specific parts are so I can make one?
  17. Rabbit Owners Club in Arizona

    How do I get in touch with the Rabbit Owners Club in Arizona? Thank you
  18. Boot Lid Believes it's Open

    VW CC Technical Forum
    Hi All, Wondering if anyone can share any wisdom on the above title! My 2009 CC, out of the blue, now believes the boot lid is open when it is not, meaning my camera will not open. I know it is a common problem for boot to not open either manually or with the key but that all works fine...
  19. What 0w-20 oils meet VW's 502.00 requirements?

    Passat Owners Club
    What 0w-20 oils meet VW's 508.00 requirements? I recently bought a 2018 Passat and am wondering what brand 0w-20 oils meet the so called specs from VW? The manual says 508.00 (not 502 which I put in the title). I cant find any bottle at the store that says anything about it. All I see are...
  20. Headlights on Passat B6 Bluemotion Estate 1.6TDI

    Passat B6 Forums
    I am new to the forum so hi firstly. I am looking for some advice which google hasn't helped. I picked up a relatively cheap accident damaged passat estate. Needed a full front end. Pick up a full front end from a donor car so all good. The original lights were Valeo lights on the car. From...