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  1. Won't start 1972 Beetle

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    I have a 1972 VW Beetle. I am new to VWs and am learning as I go. Right off the bat my ignition coil went bad so I changed it and it fired right up. After driving it for a while I drastically lost power. The coil is still good and sending power to the distributor. I am thinking that my plugs...
  2. 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...
  3. Trick to remove side markers?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I am switching many of the bulbs to LED but I am having trouble with the front passenger marker. The left screw keeps on spinning. I popped the hood and went up the side of the fender but access feels blocked off from the back. I can see the little square it threads into spinning but I cannot...
  4. Tiguan Transmission

    2016 Tiguan with automatic transmission seems to need adjustment . It tends to try to shift to forward when in reverse or in park and now has engaged even when stopped with just brake engaged. It feels like it is rocking back and forth. Checked fault codes but none appears relevant
  5. 2019 Jetta

    Jetta Owners Club
    I am brand new to this forum and this will be my first post. I currently have a 2015 Jetta Sport 1.8T TSI. I love the look of the new Jetta but I don't like the 1.4T motor. Feels very anemic compared to my current 1.8. Anyone out there with some feelers on whether VW will offer other engine...
  6. Mez

    Touareg Owners Club
    I purchased a Touraeg r line 262 last week. I have had it back to the dealership but they say they cant find fault. The issue is that when i drive it down the motorway it feels like i have a caravan on the back.The cars pulls and tugs as if i had a heavy trailer on but obviously i dont.The car...
  7. HELP ! dsg problems

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    hi new to all this and looking for a bit of help I have a mk5 gti dsg 05 plate witch I swapped for my mk5 gt tdi a couple of months ago and I'm having a bit of trouble when pulling away I put my foot down and have to take it to about 2k revs b4 it moves , if on a hill and go to pull away feels...
  8. ****ed Golf 4 door lock

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hi,when trying to lock/unlock drivers door with the key nothing turns fine but feels as if its not connected to anything..weirder even is when sitting in car if i try pushing the door lock button down it goes a violent buzzing/vibrate...anyone any ideas?
  9. engine feels like it sticks and flutters

    MK1 Rabbit Engine
    1.6d feels like it sticks at around 50-55. now it seems to run at a high idle but sometimes goes normal. starts every time. generally idles OK. any suggestions? I I changed the fuel filter and that didn't work thinking maybe an injector or.maybe my pump is turning itaelf in. im.not sure. could...
  10. QUESTION 2017 Beetle shudders

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hello there My new car is a tiptronic automatic and has only 600km. From the first day ive noticed that when im at a stop and I release the brakes the car will shudder/shake a bit. It feels like its about to stall. Its the best way to describe it. No shuddering when the car is cold, for the...
  11. engine stutter?

    Passat Owners Club
    engine seems to stutter a bit right before stopping. almost feels like 1-2 cylinders are being turned off. RPM needle doesnt stutter so i am not sure what it is is this typical of passats?
  12. 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...
  13. Can Bad Linkage Alignment Ruin Transmission without Driving Car?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    So one day I park my car after driving all day. Car was driving fantastic, trans felt great nothing out of the ordinary. I try to go and I notice my shifter all of a sudden cant move to the right. I have a 4 speed so all I can access is 1-2-R-N. Okay so I replace all the linkages one by one...
  14. 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...
  15. 1.4 TSi 122 performance question (New owner)

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi everyone, I recently bought a 2010 1.4 TSi 122 (60k miles) and I'm wondering whether it's running correctly. Reason being, it doesn't feel like it has much torque and it feels quite flat across the rev range until you hit 4k revs where it picks up until the red line. Is this normal...
  16. Gti vr6 6 speed manual tranny or clutch problem?

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I just had a new dmf and clutch installed in my car. After everything was back together car won't go it feels like it wants to go but isn't applying power to make it move. It also wants to drive forward when releasing the clutch in neutral. Car will sit idle while clutch is depressed but stalls...
  17. Help! Headlight assembly on passenger side 2015 Jetta

    Jetta New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Someone smashed the passenger side headlight on my 2015 Jetta. Vandalism, no other damage. I ordered the light assembly and have reviewed a number of online instructions and replacing the part doesn't "seem too difficult. I started by removing the 4 torx at the top of the grill and the grill...
  18. Have a problem!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1983 vw rabbit. 1.7 fuel injection was swapped in. (i believe 1.7l) but it is fuel injected. start the car up and it runs for a little while, then dies. starts back up and does it again. it feels like there is a clog or something. im a newbie and need help with this!
  19. New in Suffolk, UK

    CC Newbs / CC FAQs
    Hi All, Just joined up as I have been a CC owner for about a week now. I've been a B6 Passat owner for almost 4 years (TDi Sport 140) and loved it a lot, but I always lusted after a CC. I've been trying to find one at the right price with a decent level of trim on it and managed to find a 61...
  20. 2016 Golf S, First Impressions

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    This is my first time owning golf. This is an amazing car. I got the base model for $17,500. The car feels like a rocket on straight roads on high revs. I was driving 2013 Accord Sport before this and even with lesser horsepower the Golf is much more fun to drive. Pleasantly surprised by how...