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  1. 2011 sel sport

    found my first potentioal VW. car has 68000 on it and 1 owner, looks very clean and well kept. research online found thesee engines (2.0T) to be prone for timing chain tensionure failures. called local dealer and they said VW covers 50% of the repair cost up till 75000 miles. is this true...
  2. Trying to trace a Beetle - Light Blue XRV359L

    Beetle Owners Club
    Hi all, I hope somebody might be able to help me. My sister's first car was a Light Blue Beetle XRV 359L - Called Alfie... It was her first car and she loved it dearly. Unfortunately due to doing a lot of motorway driving for which Alfie was not really cut out she sold it about 4 years ago. She...
  3. I am New - Thomas from Glasgow

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hey Guys, I am new to this forum, I am a car enthusiast with a masters in engineering. I have a YouTube channel called 'carsofglasgow' where I made car videos and videos on car meets. There are a few VW video's on there. My mum has owned a mark 4 indigo blue golf tdi and a mark 5 reflex silver...
  4. Wiper motor not working

    GTI New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi , I am new to this forum, I have a 2004 golf 1.9 TDi , wipers not working. I am trying to find out the correct way to test the motor, I have 3 wires, I have a perminant feed 12volts ?, I have an earth wire? The 3rd wire, comes from the Body control module and is spliced to a rain sensor if...
  5. Transmission Code 2015-2016 GLI 2.0 PZEV

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    having a bit of trouble finding the transmission code information for this vehicle. i would appreciate if someone could take a peek and see what 3 letter tranny code is on top of the the Farcelift GLI 02e DSg its on the heat shield near the sticker. , im not certain if the 15MY and 16MY are...
  6. 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...
  7. Who repairs sunroof leaks?

    My Tiguan SEL appears to have a leaky sunroof. Would it be best to find a windshield repair shop or a general repair garage to take care of it? I called a windshield place first and they said they don't work on sunroofs.
  8. 2012 2.5SE Automatic Transmission Fluid Change

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi, I have 65000 miles on my Passat. When I called the Dealer for the 60000 mile service I asked specifically about the transmission fluid change. The service guy suggested not changing the fluid if the transmission is working well. Is this typical of a Passat or should I just get it changed...
  9. 2011 2.0 cc

    CC Newbs / CC FAQs
    I just recently got myself a 1 owner with 70k on it all maintenance done at Local VW. Loving the car. Now I was advised that I should think about replacing the Timing Chain Tensioner? I called my mechanic and he said he doesn't recommend changing that until maybe around 120k miles on it. I don't...
  10. Brake fluid leak

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Had my brakes fixed at the shop a few weeks ago ('80 1.5 Diesel), but noticed I had to start pushing the brake pedal all the way to the firewall again the last few days. The reservoir was nearly empty, so I suspected another leak somewhere. Took the car back to the shop last night, since they...
  11. Roof Seal?

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello. Can somebody please tell me what this strip is called. It runs from the top rear of the rear door to halfway down front door interior frame? The one on my Mk4 Golf needs replacing. Thanks in advance.
  12. Aerial Connector Rear Windscreen 2011 tiguan

    Recently the rear windscreen was replaced and the two aerial connectors (LHS and RHS) on the after market windscreen were too short to connect to the aerial leads (by about 4 inches (10cm). Where can I find suitable connector leads on the internet (I am in Sydney Australia). They do not appear...
  13. Lower cam cover

    GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    I've been searching the old threads and everyone who has a lower timing cover is out of stock. Any suggestions on where to find one?
  14. EOS window out of sync

    EOS Owners Club
    Hello, I own 08 VW EOS, recently the car is acting weird, the passenger side rear window is working the opposite the other three ones ( the window comes down when the other three go up). I think this is known with VW when battery replaced or died and it is called Window Out of Sync. I read a...
  15. 2002 Jetta 1.8L Turbo Relay problem

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    I have a fuel pump relay (Original w/ pin #7) that functions intermittently. I've tried 3 different aftermarket relays, none of them have pin #7 and none of them energized the fuel pump. As soon as I put the old relay back in, the pump comes on and the motor starts. I've called the local...
  16. Adding GPS to existing audio system

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    My 2013 Beetle Fender (bought used) has a audio/touch screen system but no GPS function. Is this a simple addition/activation or more complex? I called the dealer and they had no idea!?
  17. turn signal and ignition housing

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    does anyone know what the metal housing the turn signal and ignition switch sit in is called and where I could find one? mine is all mangled and needs to be replaced. thanks Nick
  18. P0422 main catalyst effciency...

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Anyone had any luck with any aftermarket cats? As I'm sure most of you know, the oem from vw is a pretty in 1k. Just curious if anyone has had any luck with a particular brand, or am I going to be better off just throwing in some o2 simulators... cause I sure aint paying 1k for a new...
  19. Reverse/ Back up camera help

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hey guys I am looking at installing a retrofit reverse camera into my 2016 Uk Jetta, 2.0 TDI Bluemotion I am not entirely sure what radio I have as they numbers RC etc, confuse the heck out of me and I can't figure out what I have. I think it may be called composite media but not sure if that...
  20. Looking for C2 Turbo kit, 07 Rabbit

    So after taking 2 years to decide, I'm finally ready to turbo my little rocket. Called up C2 and he rather rudely told me that they no longer make the kit. Does anyone have a used kit they are willing to sell me? I live in Canada.