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  1. 1993 VW Cabrio Shifter issues

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I have a super clean 1993 VW Cabrio that has a shifter problem. It starts and runs fine engine wise, but it is a manual and only goes into 1st gear. If I shift into 2nd, 3rd, or 4th gear, it goes into 1st gear. It will shift into neutral, but any gear I shift into, all I get is first. Any...
  2. Jerkiness under hard acceleration

    Scirocco Owners Club
    I have bought a 2009 2.0tsi today with98k miles and a stage 2 remap . I've noticed when flooring it in sixth gear on the motorway around 80-90mph and as it's gets to just below 4K revs there a kind of shudder with the car and it's as though it holds back and drives quite jerky. I've absolute no...
  3. Stressed out Newbie.....Beetle DSG nightmare!

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Hi! Completely new to this but a friend suggested this would be the place to ask for advice! I have a 2014 Beetle, 2.0s 6speed DSG (75000 miles) which I absolutely LOVE!!!! I've owned it for 18 months! A few days ago a spanner symbol appeared where the gear numbers are and the gears wouldn't...
  4. 2017 Passat SE w/ tech acceleration issues

    Passat Owners Club
    I have the above car. I have just under 80K miles on it. I drive a bunch, clearly. I've followed all of the maintenance schedules and then some, but have this re-occurring issue with acceleration. Occasionally, out of the blue, the car has a big lag in shift from gear to gear, most prevalent...
  5. Tiguan Stumbling

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    We have a 2018 Tiguan that has developed a problem. First the first 7-8 mos. and about 7-8K miles it was perfect. Then, upon acceleration from a standing stop, it stumbles, or seems to bog down, rather than smoothly accelerating. On a couple of occasions, we had plenty of time to cross a...
  6. 2.0 will not shift out of 1st gear

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    I hope someone can help. 99 beetle 2.0 auto trans 145k. I was driving it one day and I noticed it was not shifting out of 1st gear. It did give me a code of defective MAF. If I clean the MAF will that fix the problem? Do I need to buy a new MAF? Does the MAF affect the trans? Any help...
  7. 82 rabbit violent bucking and jerking

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have been up and down these forums, posted in facebook groups, and talked to pretty much every volkswagen tech in my area at this point so I finally decided to make an account and post. I bought the car for $800. 90k miles barely any rust and interior is in good shape. 1.7 CIS with a 4 speed...
  8. 99 beetle will not shift out of 1st gear

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I hope someone can help. 99 beetle 2.0 auto trans 145k. I was driving it one day and I noticed it was not shifting out of 1st gear. It did give me a code of defective MAF. If I clean the MAF will that fix the problem? Do I need to buy a new MAF? Does the MAF have to be open? Any help would...
  9. 2018 Passat comfortline 2.0 Transmission

    Passat Owners Club
    Hello, I bought 2018 Vw passat comfortline2.0 2 weeks ago with 15000km .Nice car , big , comfortable , luxury , only problem i find is transmission , gear 1-3 transmission is shifting hard sometimes up and down, is feel like i driving the standard transmission car, in city , traffic i've...
  10. 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...
  11. Engine Light

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hi , my 07 rabbit has an engine light on and then it sometimes goes off and then it sometime flashes, I smell gas I had plugs replaced as well as the Valvue cover assembly, the car works fine at times and then the light goes. the car sometimes coughs when in third to fourth gear. Im not sure...
  12. 2008 VW EOS DSG Transmission Issues

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hello, I have a 2008 VW EOS with an automatic transmission that currently has these two fault codes: P0733 Pending - P2711 The vehicle will be driving, and then loudly trash, drop into a lower gear, and start flashing PRNDS. It also trashes into reverse and 1st, and rolls a bit forward before...
  13. Need help troubleshooting

    GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    So I just bought an 83 GTI Rabbit. I am wanting to fix it up to make it my daily driver. It is in really good condition and a lot has been done to it. New fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel lines, intake, all filters, spark plugs, timing belt, and had the CIS retimed. It only has 88,000 miles on it...
  14. Decisions Decision Decisions

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Hi all I'm from Essex in the UK and currently own two Subaru Impreza's a UK model running 280bhp and a import I played about with engine running gear and turbo this is running 420bhp and 430 torque. I don't own a Tiguan yet but might be ordering a new one this weekend. The hard part is I can't...
  15. Loud engine noise

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hi I have a 2001 Jetta GL 2.0l gas 5 speed with 190k. It makes a loud whining sound when in 5th gear @ 3600 rpm's... Only at that range.. Not at 34,35,37, or 38 or after. It sounds like I needs another gear. I've replaced plugs-bosh platinum +4, ngk wires, new coil, air filter, fuel filter...
  16. 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
  17. Dash lights

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hi gang, I'm new to the club and need some advice. I actually posted a reply to a thread by Thelastrabbit? a while ago but haven't heard back. I have an '07 MKV 4 dr. (or I think it's called a 5 dr 'cause of the hatch?) Anyway, recently all the dash gear lights light up (ie: PRND12) after 20-30...
  18. '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...
  19. 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...
  20. Dash Display - Gear Lights

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    My 2009 has only 90k miles and runs great. Lately all the dash gear lights highlight randomly - happened on the way to work this morning (last time it occurred after driving for an hour on the highway), but nothing else happens. Car runs fine and I can not detect anything (no surges, rpm stays...
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