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  1. 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...
  2. New owner, few questions.

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi there, my girlfriend has just picked up her first car, a mk5 1.6 fsi. Was wondering if i could have some information as to what to look out for on these cars and any parts due changing. Cars on 101k miles and has a full service history. Had new springs and shocks, new wheel bearing and abs...
  3. 2013 Tiguan Drivers power seat not working.

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    Drivers power seat adjustment does nothing. Passenger seat is working normal. I am unable to find which fuse is for the drivers seat, nothing in the owners manual about any fuse identification for various components. All the plug connections under the seat appear to be engaged properly. I did a...
  4. I'm New - Luke from Garstang Lancashire

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi, Im new to the forum. Just bought myself a Golf Mk4 Estate. Ive previously owned a Golf Mk1 GLS and a MK2 GTi . This is my first VW in a few years... Hope to get help and provide some help to forum members. Have experience of car diy over the last 20 years but lacking in knowlege of the...
  5. Glow plug

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    '82 VW Rabbit pickup with newly installed 1.9l 1Y engine. Glow plugs work as does the solenoid fuel shut off/on. However, the glow plug light in the instrument panel will only briefly come on as the key is turned and then off again. I've traced the electrical continuity from the relay to the...
  6. overcharge (18V) CIS 1981 caddy --no start now

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I had a voltage regulator fail and overcharged the system for maybe a day or two. Now I can't get my truck started. What parts of the ignition system could have been damaged by this? Coil, ignition control module (ICM), Hall sender, plugs or wires (coil to distributor wire)? I'm hoping none of...
  7. Electrical breakdown by Timing belt rupture!

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    The timing belt ruptured causing electric shutdown and battery discharge. I replaced the battery and the timing belt but the car did not start. VW is telling me that the electric unit is burnt. I found it strange a timing belt rupture generate burning of the electric unit. I can not see the...
  8. 2017 -2018 Passat Dash Clock

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi Volks! Wondering if a 2018 with no clock and has PASSAT logo under the hazards can be removed and a 2017 clock be added. I'm wondering if the electrical hook up is behind the plate. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks! Pat
  9. Im new here.

    Touareg Owners Club
    I am thinking about getting a Touareg, not a new one, but one a few years old. I currently drive a 105 series Landcruiser, which i love but my wife hates, only had a month, i had a couple of M classes before so she got spoiled. My concern on doing research on these vehicles, is the amount of...
  10. 82 rabbit a/c issue (83 Jetta harness)

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Ok so I have an 82 rabbit na diesel, about a month ago I began the process of removing the old broken dash and install a much better quality dash from an 83 Jetta parts car, due to all the extras and differences on the new dash I opted to just go ahead and replace the fuse box and all, I have...
  11. BAM 1.8 20V Turbo - Workshop manual for engine

    Passat Owners Club
    Hello all. I have had a good look for a workshop manual for the above and come up blank. Does anybody know where I can lay my hands on one? The engine is going in a project car and I am struggling to work out all the oil/water/fuel/electrical connections and the crate engine I have seems...
  12. Electrical Issue

    Blog
    My 2001 Golf has a charging issue. I am not sure of what it is yet, but something discharges the battery when the car is off. My temporary solution to it is disconnecting the battery every time I arrive somewhere and I turn off the car. If not, when I want to start it again, it doesn't start. I...
  13. Engine cuts out after 5 minutes; will not restart

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    I've done all my own work on my circa-1968 1600 for 20 years. Built 2 engines from scratch along the way. a few months ago my engine suddenly died after 5 minutes of running. engine would not even show sign of restarting. fuel was flowing normally and I had spark yet engine would not fire...
  14. Testing ignition coil 1985 scirocco

    Scirocco Owners Club
    I just bought a 1985 Scirocco tonight the previous owner said that it needs a battery and ignition coil to run. Going to drop a battery in there tomorrow, whats a ohms reading on the coil to test for, can't find my book not too sure if its says it in there. Thanks for your guys help if anyone...
  15. Electrical problems

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hi my name is heather and I'm new here, I have a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta and I've been having a ton of electrical problems.. License plate bulb- sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't and if it doesn't all I have to do is go up to it and tap it and it will work. Well today I took my car in to...
  16. 1963 6V questions

    Beetle Newbs / FAQs
    I have a 1963 VW Beetle. I am new to owning one, everything seems to be in good shape and I want to keep everything as original as possible. So I don't want to convert to a 12V as I currently have the original 6V setup. So here is the issue...My horn does not work at idle or low speeds. However...
  17. Oil Pressure Light

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hi all, I’ve got a VW Golf Mark 4 and the oil pressure light has been flashing on and off for a while now. I don’t think it’s a problem with the oil pump but more of an electrical problem because the light isn’t on all the time. It turns off and on. I’ve looked at the oil pressure switch buy...
  18. New user with 1992 Cabriolet Electrical issues.

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Why are there only 2 fuses in my 1992 Cabriolet? The other spaces seem to have some sort of place holders. My instrument cluster has blown and there is nobody in my town that knows how to work on Volkswagens. Miss Belle, welcome to the friendliest forum there is. Post a photo or two of your...
  19. another electrical quirk from satans bunny

    MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    mk1 rabbit convert, when turning up the dimmer roller on the headlight switch the tachometer stops working as well as the mini clock and temp/fuel gauge, so i replaced the headlight switch and of course didnt work, any ideas.
  20. Electrical fult

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    my golf 4 can't start.
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