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  1. Disabling clutch ignition interlock

    GTI Owners Club
    I have an 08 GTI [Mk V] with manual trans. would like to be able to start the car without having to press the clutch pedal, don't know which wires need to be disconnected or where they are. Has anyone successfully done this?
  2. DSG gearbox electrical fault

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Just recently, my DSG auto gearbox has started losing power. I pull in, turn off the ignition and restart after a minute and things go back to normal meaning that it is probably a software problem. The last time a spanner icon has appeared in the gear display. Do I just get it checked out with a...
  3. Clutch Pedal is very light

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    I am perplexed in trying to trouble shoot the clutch on my 2008 MKV Rabbit. :o The pedal recently lost a lot of its resistance. It now it engages pretty far out. Initially, I thought it may be the master cylinder. I checked both the master cylinder and slave cylinder and No leaking. The...
  4. Help Identifying VW Pressure Plates

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hello! I'm new here and new to VWs as well. I bought a bunch of pressure plates from a closed import car mechanic's shop. They're all F&S Schweinfurt and I've included some pics to one of them as an example. I did some research about the part numbers but some of what I read doesn't match up to...
  5. 2019 GLI 6MT engine stalling when stopping.

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hello everyone, After driving the car for 30 or so minutes my new GLI will intermittently stall when coming to a stop, I have driven a manual transmission for 28 years so its not user error. This happens when the clutch is to the floor and in gear and sometimes with the clutch out and in...
  6. 2006 passat Clutch Push rod snapped

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    I am asking for any of your experiences of similar issues and fixes please. The story so far, my 2006 2.0 tdi Passat had a full clutch kit including flywheel slave and fluid change, all was fine until she became redundant for a few weeks and when used again the clutch pedal became very stiff...
  7. 1980 Rabbit pickup AND EXTRAS 4 sale

    Private Party Car 'For Sale' Classifieds
    1980 rabbit truck AND MORE Price: $2000 pros: RUNS AND DRIVES new battery new clutch new axles last oil change 600miles ago converted to a 5spd transmission from 83 cabriolet canopy is sealed and dry cons: sitting since 2016 minor sun roof leak canopy window-screens ripped EXTRAS...
  8. 2008 Rabbit Grinding

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Greetings; My 2008 Rabbit got a grinding noise only when clutch is applied, when released is gone. Already replace the DMF with a solid one and all of it’s components. It got a little bit silenced but still there. Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks ! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Slight knock when changing gear 1st or 2nd gear MK5 GTI

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi I’m getting a slight noise when pushing the clutch in 1st gear and sometimes 2nd gear, anyone have an idea what this could be? It’s coming directly under the gear stick( manual 6 speed) clutch does feel slightly soft as well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Clutch replacement

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Just curious about clutch life all of you are getting. I just replaced my original mk2 clutch two days ago as the pushrod finally pushed through the clutch plate. This is 100km shy of 400,000 km. I guess that now I have replaced the clutch I shod get at least 300,000 more on the car. Well if...
  11. '81 Rabbit: Goes into 1st gear but doesn't engage - Other gears work

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi all, I have an '81 diesel rabbit, older 1.5L Diesel engine with a newer 5 speed manual tranny. Several months ago I was doing about 70 on the freeway in 5th gear, tried to downshift to 3rd and accidentally got 1st instead. (It was a long road trip, I was tired...) It ground pretty badly...
  12. How to start a repair?

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello everyone,, So I finally got a place to start working on my 74 beetle, he's stuck in first gear, and the coupler, and the clutch were replaced within the last few years. I was told it might be the "hockey stick in the nose cone" I know it's a front end transmission repair, and that I have...
  13. '79 Rabbit couple questions (speaker for stereo and clutch)

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey there guys. Just bought a '79 Rabbit with a 1.9 conversion and its got a veggie oil conversion for 1500$ 4 door. Really great condition! Head liner isnt ever sagging! Couple small issues but most things I know how to fix are waiting on the amazon guy to bring me parts. 4 questions total for...
  14. 2007 GTI Alternator Clutch Pulley Problem

    GTI MK5 / 2006-2009
    Hello, Great Site! New here I went to change alternator clutch pulley using a splined bosch removal tool with a with the 12 point . The splined tool fits but the 12 point does not. I am wondering what size 12 point would I need. It almost feels like there indentation for the 12 point to fit...
  15. how good are MK4 GTIs?

    GTI MK4 / 1999-2005
    Hello everyone, I'd definitely go with the 1.8T for tunability (Don't know if that's a word lol), unless you're really after that glorious VR6 sound. I got mine with 150k on it, put 20k on it and only had to replace a wheel bearing and the very common coil pack. I have yet to have...
  16. Climatronic

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Hi I retrofitted the climatronic in my Jetta. Aircon clutch does not engage, where did i go wrong Sent from my ALE-L02 using Tapatalk
  17. Climatronic

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Hi I retrofitted a climatronic system in my Jetta 1.6 2003. Aircon clutch does not engage, can anyone resolve this issue for me? Sent from my ALE-L02 using Tapatalk
  18. No clutch response and vibration in pedal

    Passat B5 Forums
    So my clutch in my 2005 vw passat 1.8 t 4motion quit working the other day out of the blue while i was driving. Ive checked the hydraulic system and things seem to be fine. Btw whats the best way to bleed that system? Also, when it went out the pedal went super soft and i noticed a slight...
  19. QUESTION Broken clutch fork? and transmission removal

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    I believe i have a broken clutch fork in my 2005 vw passat 4motion 1.8 t manual transmission I lost nearly all clutch pedal resistance and completely lost use of my clutch the other day while i was driving. My slave and master cylinders seem to be ok and i cant see any fluid leaks anywhere in...
  20. QUESTION Clutch not disengaging

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hey. Ive got a 2005 passat 1.8t 4motion manual tranny. So i was driving down the road shifting normally and then all the sudden my clutch pedal went all the way to the floor and i had no clutch use. I drove for a little while intending to get to where i was going but was forced to stop and...