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  1. 1.4 TSI camshaft bolt problem

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi guys, Having a nightmare problem with my 1.4 TSI. Replaced the timing chain, tensioner, head reconditioned, new valves ect, but for the 3rd time the exhaust camshaft stretch bolt has slackened off. Anyone have any idea why this keeps happening? I torque the new stretch bolts to 40nm plus 90...
  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. Tiguan 2014 Dash Warning intermittent operation

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Warning lights flash for tyre pressure,ABN, brake fluid. All at once then a few days later they all disappear till next time Any ideas
  4. 79 rabbit

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    So I've recently came into possession of a 79 rabbit rally edition with the 1.5l diesel engine. I am having trouble getting it to stay running let alone starting. I've replaced the battery, starter, alternator, glow plugs, fuel pump and wiring.. could cleaning the Injectors help? Willing to...
  5. 2010 2.0 TSI AWD VW Tiguan squeal noise

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    Hi, I have the above car. It has just started to make a weird noise and seems to be getting more frequent. The noise happens when accelerating from a stop for the first few seconds, more if I am also turning left. It doesn’t seem to happen until the car is fully warmed up. It sounds like it is...
  6. 74 beetle clip

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Can I use a 73 clip on my 74? some websites say yes, some say no
  7. Window Control Button

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hey guys! My friend just told me that his MK6's right door window control button just not responding. Do you have any idea about the reason? And if we need to change it where we can find a new one?
  8. Steam Clean Engine

    GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    HI Everyone, I have a 16V and would like to get the engine cleaned up of all the grease and gunk. I have been toying with the idea of getting it steam cleaned for ages but always been put off by stories of the electrics getting messed up. However i guess some people must do it in order to get...
  9. 2001 Cabrio - 2.0 Litre Top Rad Hose?

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi...anyone have any idea where I can get a top radiator hose for my cabriolet? Every place I search online comes up NLA. :( Thanks!
  10. 1988 rabbit caddy pickup

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1988 Caddy diesel pickup that was built in Germany for the German Red Cross. Has 10,000 orig. km but my mechanic says the injector pump is bad. Any idea where I may find one, what differences are, or if anyone rebuilds them? they are having no luck finding one, but it has a german vin...
  11. 2008 Jetta Radio Display is blank

    Jetta Owners Club
    I inherited a 2008 Jetta. Most all works fine, but the radio display is blank. I can turn it on and listen to the radio (tap on FM), adjust volume via the knob, etc. BUT, the display is completely blank. No text shows at all. I can change channels, etc, but can't see anything else on the...
  12. Evapoartive Emissions Leak - How to find it

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hi, I have an 08' Rabbit and for the first time since I've owned it (about to hit 100k miles) I have an engine light on that I cannot turn off. The code reads "PO442 - Evaporative Emission Leak -small leak" and I have no idea even where to start looking for this to fix. Anyone ever dealt with...
  13. muffler delete

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    I had a 2007 rabbit which got written off in an accident a few months ago. I had done the "suitcase" muffler delete and the mid resonator. Left the cat and first res in. It droned on the highway but nothing I couldn't live with. I loved it drove it for 18 months like this till the accident. I...
  14. 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
  15. Tire noise

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    I have a 10 year old Rabbit. New tires fitted 2017. After 2018 service incl wheel rotation the drivers side front tire makes a 'thwacking' noise on newly laid or wet pavement - no other time. Wheels have been rotated again and still get the noise. It is not bearings or calipers. Can anyone...
  16. Beetle wheel stud

    Beetle Owners Club
    Good afternoon. I'm a newcomer to this forum but I've had VW for over 15 years . My wife has a 2010 beetle convertible on 2012 plate it has standard steel wheels and I wanted to replace with alloys I'm having trouble finding a smart looking alloy with only 4 studs. It seems most beetles on...
  17. Rear Fog on 08 MKV

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I just added the rear fog trigger wire and moved the LH inner power wire from C12 to B4 on the CECM. After coding with VCDS I have a functioning rear fog and a reverse light on the other side. The problem is that I get a bulb out indicator in the dash for the LH reverse light. I can only...
  18. New VW owner

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi everybody...I just bought a new 2017 Tiguan Limited back in February & I have a few questions..only have 2800 miles on it so I make short trips mainly back & forth to work down back roads( no interstate)...sometimes I feel like the car is struggling but it smooths out at higher speeds..I've...
  19. Headlight Sticker?

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi there. I'm new here. I have a Passat d5.5. I have a question I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have stickers on my headlights (no idea what they are or what they are for). However, recently one of them started looking a bit burnt out. Now it is almost completely black, while the other...
  20. Burnt Out Sticker

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi there. I'm new here. I have a Passat d5.5. I have a question I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have stickers on my headlights (no idea what they are or what they are for). However, recently one of them started looking a bit burnt out. Now it is almost completely black, while the other...
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