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  1. Dual rachet-like clatter from behind glovebox 2007 GTI

    GTI Owners Club
    (Just saw misspelled word in Thread subject. That's Dull, not Dual). This sound started a few days ago. Only heard when the engine is first turned on. Then stops after 30-60 seconds. Sound is like -- this is a very dated reference -- a playing card that has been afixed by a child to a...
  2. Glow Plug and EGR

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi all, Driving a 2011 Passat Variant B7 2.0 TDI. A few weeks back while driving the glow plug light came on and the car went into limp mode. A scan said it was an EGR fault and was quoted €650 to replace it. I don't have that kind of money at the minute and also want to get the AC fixed while...
  3. QUESTION Buzzing noise in rear passenger tire wheel well after car turned off

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hello, I'm new to the forum and recently just bought my first Volkswagen, a 2019 GTI Rabbit Edition in Cornflower Blue with DSG. It is an awesome car. Recently discovered a strange buzzing noise in the rear passenger wheel well after the car is turned off. It sounds like a small air...
  4. Please help! 84vw running rough

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hi there, I picked up an 84’ Rabbit convertible from the original owner about 6 months ago. The car sat for about 10 years parked in a garage prior to me picking it up. I have done quite a bit to it so far, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, new gas, fuel and air filters, checked timing and removed and...
  5. 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...
  6. Brake Emergency

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My 82 rabbit's brakes are doing some abnormal things: Brake light turns on when I brake, and recently the light stays on indefinitely regardless of braking. Stopping distance has increased dramatically, to where it is no longer safe to drive. Spongy brake pedal hits the floor with little...
  7. Can't Get This Damn Pulley Off

    Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    Hey all, So I'm pretty new to cars, working on my own for the first time. I own a VW Jetta 07 2.5L. I'm familiar with tools, and I've read up on my vehicle drive belt system. I've replaced two idler pulleys and the upper belt tensioner. The pulley on the alternator is seized so I'm trying to...
  8. Can't Get This Damn Pulley Off

    Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    Hey all, So I'm pretty new to cars, working on my own for the first time. I own a VW Jetta 07 2.5L. I'm familiar with tools, and I've read up on my vehicle drive belt system. I've replaced two idler pulleys and the upper belt tensioner. The pulley on the alternator is seized so I'm trying to...
  9. Share your roadside (mis)adventures!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    WELL the drive home today had it's own adventure. NOT with the Lemon Snowball made famous by its own thread...dragging my feet with finishing repairs on that thing...but with the 84. Got half way back...heard a squeal and looked in rearview to see a cloud of smoke pouring out behind me. Pulled...
  10. 2013 VW CC Coolant Rise

    CC Owners Club
    I hope i don't complicate things; For some three months i have always noticed a drop in coolant level consequently i do a top up monthly beyond the maximum line. The Car was inspected and no form of coolant was found externally but Oil was seen around the bottom plate screws. The Bottom plate...
  11. Stuttering and misfiring while accelerating

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    So when i get out of a turn and go into 3rd or 4th and give it around half to full throttle (at around 20-30mph) the engine will jerk and misfire until i accelerate more, and i dont know whats really causing the problem. I looked at coils and thought that may be it but ive also heard that the...
  12. 009 Dist compatability

    Beetle Owners Club
    I heard there may be a way to modify my 34 pict 3 car to get rid of squat upon accelerating. I have already done timiing at 3000 rpm. It is better but still bogs if you really get on it. also sometimes hard to start like timing too advanced.
  13. Rumbling from rear of car

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi there, just joined so hope this goes ok. I’ve got a 2006 1.9tdi estate and a rumbling/grinding noise starting coming from the back of car, suspected the bearings so changed both sides and obviously removed discs, but noise still there, mainly heard at low speed, can’t hear on motorway. Any...
  14. Vw pickup needs new brakes and rotors

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I heard a grinding noise coming frm the brakes. I took it to a place that advertises free brake checks. They confirmed my suspicion. A couple of friends suggest I do it myself. I don't have much experience, I've done brake pads once before. What do you guys recommend? Any brands I should...
  15. Golf oem led tail lights

    GTI MK6 / 2009-2014
    I was just wondering about the oem led tail my car has a euro switch in it and i heard that if you order the ones with rear fog lights, you don't get 2 reverse lights or something? Maybe someone could clarify this to me before buying such expensive tails:) Thanks!
  16. Mapped GTD - Take off is a bit of a challenge!

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hi all, I need some advice with the remapped GTD. I've gone from MK7 GTI, R and now onto the GTD. I heard that a remapped GTD is more fun than the GTI and almost as fun as the R and I can confirm this is correct! The Elite remap destroys all GTIs and the remapped GTD can just about keep up with...
  17. Passenger side mirror fell off.

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    My mirror just popped right out as I was leaving home. I did not even know at first. I heard a noise and thought it was some stuff in the back of the car rattling around. My brother found my mirror on the ground shattered in three pieces. Is this a common thing? Anyone else have this happen...
  18. 2004 Jetta TDI 1.9 BEW Engine

    Volkswagen Owner's Club Announcements
    My timing belt broke on my Jetta diesel and I heard I have to do the head at the same time I replace the timing belt. Can anyone give me advice what I’m facing? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. New Member looking for advice and guidance

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    Looking at buying a 79 Convertible with 61xxx original miles. From the pics it looks great. However, it still has the original fuel injection system on it. My question is this. How reliable is the system. I've heard some negatives about it. The guy has agreed to drive 75 miles to meet me...
  20. 2011 2.0 cc

    CC Newbs / CC FAQs
    I just recently got myself a 1 owner with 70k on it all maintenance done at Local VW. Loving the car. Now I was advised that I should think about replacing the Timing Chain Tensioner? I called my mechanic and he said he doesn't recommend changing that until maybe around 120k miles on it. I don't...