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  1. Rabbit Convertible Running Funny

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I ended up "fixing" my overheating issue I addressed in my last thread but now I got a new problem.. I took the car to work which is about a 13 mile drive, 11 of those being highway. On my way in I was doing a steady 65-70 with the motor at about 3300RPM, traffic speed picked up some so as...
  2. handling

    CC Owners Club
    hi guys i just bought a 2008 passat CC 2.0 tdi its a brilliant driving car but i have a small problem it happens only when i take a left hand bend or corner at steady pace the back seems to shutters like a vibration like if there was a buckle in the wheel or a loose wheel iv had it look at...
  3. Help, sneaky reverse!

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Hi all this is my first post here. So my girlfriend has bought herself a 1989 Golf with 340k on the clock, probably a bit on a bit of an impulse no definitely an impulse buy. I don't know much about mechanics but there is something funny with the reverse. It regularly happens that reverse just...
  4. New Member from the Netherlands

    Touareg New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi guys (and Girls?). I am new to this forum. I own several Volkswagens, A Touareg W12 Sport MTM edition (i am told i am the second person in Europe with an MTM). I have a EOS R32 and a Golf 4 V6 modified. I also owned a Touareg R50 but here in the Netherlands to expensive to have as an...
  5. Headlight Switch Knob Fix

    MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    Does anyone have a fix for a completely loose headlight knob? I realize this just happens after 34 years. It pulls right off the shaft. I've read (Bentley and this forum) the procedure to remove the knob and shaft from the switch, but there is no mention removing/reattaching the knob from/to...
  6. Electrical Issues on GTI I just bought..

    GTI MK5 / 2006-2009
    Hey, I just purchased a 09 Golf GTI with 75,000 on the clock. I'm in love with it but I'm really caught in two minds about it all. I bought it from the dealership I work at (shall remain nameless) and the first night I took it home, the ABS, ESP, BRAKE, STEERING, EML and SKID light came up on...
  7. Ran over Deer, O4' Turbo S not real happy

    Beetle Owners Club
    Im new to this forum, please excuse my ignorance in many areas, a little guidance will be appreciated. On the 22nd of last month, I ran over a deer that had been struck by another vehicle, I was on my way to work, came round a corner and there was a pile of Deer, nothing I could do but hope...
  8. 07 beetle convertible window concern

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Hello, I have to admit I am a little stumped. My girlfriend has an 07 beetle convertible. Her right front window started acting funny the other night. Whenever I opened the door, the window would go down. If I hit the lock or unlock on the fob, the window went down. It was just the right front...
  9. 2008 rabbit rims?

    I am looking to buy new rims. I wanted to know if a size 18x9 will fit fine on the car. It is stock and not lowered. Also is there a size you guys would recommend that would be best and to save on gas or would the size not matter to much? Thanks!
  10. diesel engine swap

    Polo New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    from '98 diesel 1.9 to 2001 1.4 petrol - is it a big hassle? That diesel engine is just so much better its not funny
  11. VW golf 6 Cold start ISSUE

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi. There is a funny noise when i turn the ignition,start and idle during cold start. I have already changed the timing chain and tentioner and i only hear this noise inside the car. Listen from 9 to 12 seconds. Its not the loudest noise.
  12. Glow plug system

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    I've owned a bunch of diesel vehicles in the past 40 years but this is the first TDI I kept for myself and didn't re-sell. So I'm trying to get it ready for winter. I just installed a new MONSTER 950 cca battery, new Bosch glow plugs and soldered in a new plug harness. In that vein...
  13. swapping Jetta front seats '01 to '02 - problems

    Jetta Owners Club
    I have two Jetta GLX's, a 2001 and a 2002. The '01 interior is immaculate, but the rest of the car is pretty rough. The '02 is the opposite. So I wanted to swap the front seats between the two cars (both are full power, and heated, and the driver's side is memory) and sell the '01 with the...
  14. New 2015...about to APR stage 1

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB to forum and (sort of) VW in general. About to take delivery of 2015 SE AWD Tiguan, and plan to go for APR stage 1 ASAP. Funny my first car was 1982 jetta I bought in '90, I think it had about 18 HP but served me well, now I have gone through 4 hondas, 2 Porsches, and a...
  15. Wobble

    GTI MK4 / 1999-2005
    I got a 2002 GTI 1.8T and it's been acting funny for the past 2 weeks. If I position the steering wheel a certain way or press the gas a certain amount then the steering wheel will start wobbling and wants to turn the car right. It just starting wobbling worse about 3 days ago. Idk if it's my...
  16. Funny noise from front

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello brothers, I'm new to the forum, I always read post but never posted anything, this is actually my first time posting, I have a similar problem with my wife mk4 2006 golf, I'm earring a grinding sound when ever the wheels are turning, I pay a mechanic to change the wheel bearing because...
  17. Funny noise upfront when wheels are moving

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I just took my cabbie for a drive after having it parked in the garage for the past three months. I got a few miles when I suddenly started hearing a "weebie-weebie-weebie" noise from what sounds like the driver side front wheel. The noise varies with speed and occurs weather coasting or under...
  18. Variable error in Speedo

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My speedo has been off forever, but only above 40mph. under 40 is correct, but 45 on the speedo clocks 55 by radar. Odo and trip meters do not function. Any thoughts?
  19. VWCC 2010 New Transmission

    VW CC Technical Forum
    Hello VC Owners. This is a detailed experience... I am writing to you about my NEW TRANSMISSION experience. I bought my car in Dec 2009 and I had no problems until later part of last year. I loved the car and the ride although, I knew it had a slowe pickup than my V6 Chrylser Cirrus that I had...
  20. New to Forum, New to Me Tiggie

    Hello there, as of last week, I am the delighted owner of my 7th VDub, and couldn't be happier :D:, Started with a 68 Ghia in 1978, and I've just purchased a 2009 Tiguan, SE 4motion from local Mazda dealership and she appears to be clean as a whistle. I have the service records, and all looks to...