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  1. Polo 6R or Golf mk6?

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi guys I wanted opinions on which car to get out of the Polo 6R 1.4 or the Golf mk6 1.4? I wanted a 1.4 at first but then saw the Golf had the same engine size so I thought a slightly bigger car with the same engine size? Sure why not I've been looking at both on Autotrader and the Golf is...
  2. 2003 VW Golf GLS

    Volkswagen Owner's Club Suggestions and issues
    The Issue: The vw golf starts and runs perfectly fine. I have been offered to purchase this car for 600 dollars and I’m seriously thinking about it. I was told that it has a bad Torque Converter which is the reason for the issue. What happens is... If you have the car in park then you can fire...
  3. How to check Golf 1.9 TDI Brake Fluid Reservoir?

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hey all, New to the site and new to owning a VW - I recently picked up a good condition 2008 1.9 TDI Golf Plus and am really enjoying the car. When initially viewing the car, I noticed that the one thing I wasn't able to check was the brake fluid level, after having purchased it and attempting...
  4. Golf GTi Mk6 2009 2.0 TSI 70k Engine Compression

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Looking for some help?.. I drove my car to work, left it in the car park for a few hours, returned to the car and it wouldnt start, there was no funny noises just the sound of the car trying to start. Tried to jump the car but no joy, pushed down a hill to try getting it going but nothing. RAC...
  5. New buyer - Need help

    Golf Owners Club
    Hello all! I’ve been browsing for my first car recently and decided to look for a GTI! I’m a manual driver in my 20’s with a total budget of approx. 20-25kCAD. I love the look of a GTI, and the way I hear people describe how it drives. I found a 6speed 2017 GTI Autobahn 4dr w/ 49,829km for...
  6. 2.5 L engine cover

    Volkswagen Maintenance
    Hey guys, I have a 2013 2.5 L wolfsburg edition golf. I have been trying to remove the engine cover and it will not come off. I have tried everything in the videos that I have seen and it still won't give, I even pulled hard enough to crack the cover because it slightly did. Any advice???
  7. Golf TDi 2010 - MDI Location?

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi all, new to this... does anyone know if/where the MDI is located in a Golf TDi 2010? It’s a blue motion if that makes any difference. Thanks :)
  8. Best oil for a 2010 Golf TSI 1.4 GT (twincharger)

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi all, I just bought a golf with the 1.4 TSI 160BHP engine. From further reading on the internet these engines are prone to failure due to not being maintained correctly and general flaws in the engine. Does anyone have reccomendation for the best oil to use and the best fuel type/ Octane for...
  9. Suspension bolt measurement needed

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Hi guys, can someone please measure the distance from the center of the bolt holes on the mk2 golf front shock/strut assembly Need to know this measurement as looking to fit mk1 mk2 golf suspension to a different car. Thanks Matt.
  10. What Engine is in my 1984 Rabbit GTI?

    GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    Ive been searching around alot and have been told many things but i need clarification. My car from factory comes with a 1.8l l4 fuel injected engine. Currently have an unknown fuel injected engine in. Ive put some 1.8 parts on but i dont even know if they are correct. Its hard to make out the...
  11. Need advice on buying Golf R32

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi all from new member. I want to buy a car via but I´m a bit worried about that, just if they are reliable. Is there someone who knows them, or bought a car from them? What do you think about that? Thanks for answers.
  12. New Golf owner questions

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    I just bought a 2000 Golf GLS with about 210k on it. Picked it up as a beater for the winter but didn’t realize the previous owner never really cared for it. I also cannot get ahold of him for some reason. What oil is recommended for it? The manual lists “VW502 00 or VW500 00 or VW501 01”...
  13. Heavily modifying my VR6

    Golf MK3 / 1993-1998
    Hi guys, I am currently building a VR6, The motor has been rebuilt top to bottom to handle 600hp +. I want to do an AWD conversion, so a gearbox and diff recommendation will be welcomed. For an ECU I will be running the Haltech elite 750 with heaps of other goodies such as wideband IQ dash and...
  14. Engine Cover for 1.4T

    Golf Owners Club
    Just purchased 2019 Golf SE. NO engine cover! Where to purchase?
  15. Golf gti problems HELPPPPPP

    GTI MK6 / 2009-2014
    Hi i have recently brought a mk6 gti 2009 we have a problem it is going into limp monde and coming up with the engine light and epc light, we have changed the throttle body, still the same, we have changed the ecu , still the same its becoming a money pit please any suggestions or any help...
  16. Suggestions for online parts sources (2015 GTI)

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    New GTI owner here looking for suggestions for good places to buy parts/tools online. For now, need disks and pads, so any suggestions on that gratefully accepted. Rajan
  17. VIN to window sticker for 2018 Golf SE

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    I want to print a window sticker of the build for a 2018 golf and I have the vin but web searches turn up bogus sites. any help here? Its a 2018 Golf 1.8 CL 125TSI A6F Thanks
  18. Just joined :) Quick question and part request :)

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hey all :) Just joined and i have a newbie first question ... I have a 2009 golf streamline estate 2.0TDI Could someone let me know what mark this is ... Its either mk5 or mk6 but its 2009 in between years. Am after a drivers side wing mirror in black if any one has a spare :) .... PS...
  19. Cold Start Issue!!

    Golf MK3 / 1993-1998
    So, Ive got a mk3 GTI 2.0 (2E Engine code) Its developed an annoying cold start issue - will take a few cranks for it to kick into life, once warm, its sweet. Not sure if my engine has got a cold start valve or not Any suggestions?! Also, any good, reputable VW specialists in London...
  20. QUESTION Golf 6 gti 2011 throttle body clicking fans running car won't start

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hi there I have a 2011 gti 6 and throttle body clicking won't start fans running continuously if I leave it like 40 min with ignition on and click she Stops and starts up again until she parks over night Vcds won't read engine with this is happening as soon as it starts all is fine plz help...