Volkswagen Owners Club Forum banner


  1. 2008 VW gti Electrical problem

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    So I was having some problems with my left headlight blinking on and off every time I’m in neutral or if. my foot is off the gas when I’m driving. Then out of nowhere the left headlight goes out completely both low beam and high beam, left fog light, my boost gauge light and both my blinkers...
  2. Light surface scratch on the dashboard of my 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan - any quick fix ?

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Hi guys ... My first post here so please be gentle :) I recently got a used 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan and while moving a metal bedframe for someone today, I got two light surface scratches on the dashboard :( ... The scratches aren't deep and can only be seen in light from the right angle ...
  3. 2008 Jetta Radio Display is blank

    Jetta Owners Club
    I inherited a 2008 Jetta. Most all works fine, but the radio display is blank. I can turn it on and listen to the radio (tap on FM), adjust volume via the knob, etc. BUT, the display is completely blank. No text shows at all. I can change channels, etc, but can't see anything else on the...
  4. Drive's side mirror adjustment after folding in

    VW Tiguan Technical
    I have noticed on my new 2019 SE the few times after we have folded the driver side mirror in, that the prior adjustment of the mirror was completely changed once we folded it back out. Anyone else have this issue? We frequently fold in the passenger side mirror, but it doesn't seem to come...
  5. Is the head gasket supposed to block coolant passages?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi all, I just removed the head from my 1979 Rabbit 1.5D which blew the head gasket. To my surprise I discovered that several of the coolant passages were blocked by the head gasket. These are passages that exist on the head and block, and you can see piles of sediment where coolant was unable...
  6. Headlight Sticker?

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi there. I'm new here. I have a Passat d5.5. I have a question I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have stickers on my headlights (no idea what they are or what they are for). However, recently one of them started looking a bit burnt out. Now it is almost completely black, while the other...
  7. Burnt Out Sticker

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi there. I'm new here. I have a Passat d5.5. I have a question I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have stickers on my headlights (no idea what they are or what they are for). However, recently one of them started looking a bit burnt out. Now it is almost completely black, while the other...
  8. 2003 Jetta 4 1.6

    Jetta Owners Club
    2003 Jetta 4 1.6 Cutting Out while Driving Hi everybody, My parents drive a 2003 Jetta 4 1.6. A technician recently replaced the clutch and the fuel filter. Shortly afterwards, while driving, the car would cut out completely. They would move over to the side of the road and then re-start...
  9. Golf Chico 2001 Hazard issues

    Golf Owners Club
    Good day, I'm new to the forum. Hoping someone can help my. My Golf has a couple of issues: Firstly: the headlights work fine, the moment you switch to high beam the right hand side lights go completely dead. Secondly my indicators work fine but no hazards. I have checked all the fuses, replaced...
  10. Spied: Your Best Look Yet at the Volkswagen T-Cross

    Volkswagen Rumors, News and Reviews
    Read more about the Spied: Your Best Look Yet at the Volkswagen T-Cross at
  11. Not your average brake job

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello all- I wanted to post some pics and info on my brake rebuild job. I bought all new hardware and seals for the rear. Removed everything and had all the internals, backing plate, stub axel bases and the drum interiors high temp teflon coated. Also had the drum exteriors powder coated red...
  12. Wheel spacing trouble

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey guys- I have a funky problem and I don't know what I'm missing. So I have a 79 diesel. I put some Porsche phone dials on it. They have spacers front and back. I also completely rebuilt the brakes including new rotors up front. I noticed when I was finished that the passenger front wheel is...
  13. Passat B6 TDI sport 170 EGR cooler bypass

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hi all, I'm looking to bypass the EGR cooler as it's leaking coolant and consuming maybe half a litre every 150miles. I've been told it's easy enough to do with a piece of pipe to connect the inlet and outlet points thus bypassing the cooler completely. Has anybody got any experience of this or...
  14. Mk4 Front Right Collision, Drivetrain Repair

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello, So regardless of why it happened, I had a low velocity collision on the front left side of my '99 Mk4 with a brick mailbox. I've included some photos of the damage. You can see the spindle (Volkswagen calls it a knuckle?) to tie rod connection is completely sheared off. Additionally, I...
  15. 88 delayed starting issue

    GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    just bought an 88 GTI and it's got an RV motor? We tried replacing a number of things having to do with spark issues but trying to get it to start it will only start if you try turning it over short bursts if you try turning it over completely once it won't catch but if you do it in short bursts...
  16. Discover Media/Pro and Carplay/Auto

    Hi, i'm about to place an order for a 2017 Tiguan TDI240 here in Sweden but hesitating about the different nav options. I'm also at the limit of my planed budget. As i understand Carplay and Auto works with the basic infotainment system but not fully supported by the active display (instument...
  17. Lower Door Hinge Noisy and Rough

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Out of nowhere the driver side front door's lower door hinge is suddenly rough and noisy. It makes clicking noises when closing the door. Is this just due to wear and tear, or is there a component that tends to break? Not only do I hear a clicking noise when closing the door, but it also feels...
  18. Try to turn Crankshaft pulley to TDC position go wrong

    CC Owners Club
    Hi,. i was turn crankshaft pulley to TDC position on 1.8 TSI engine i was able to turn it over and over again but after several turn maybe 4 turn or more, the crankshaft pulley won't turn completely anymore the pulley moving to clockwise and counterclockwise but not completely. The car was...
  19. 2004 VW Jetta Stops Accelerating

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hello friends, My first post here, hoping to get some help as I haven't been able to find this problem elsewhere. My wife drives a 2004 VW Jetta (gasoline, not diesel) and there are times where she is driving with the gas pedal pressed down and the car will be accelerating and then all of a...
  20. What resources to use to identify parts?

    Air-cooled / FAQs
    I had a chance to buy two transmissions(still assembled) and two 1600 dps( completely disassembled) along with cams, carbs, tin ect. What resource or resources can I use to identify what I have? I just want to build a stock motor from these parts if I can.