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  1. Changes to infotainment system after app connect added

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi, this week I have had app connect added to my 2017 Passat. However I can now no longer use the in built navigation system or connect a phone over or connect my phone over Bluetooth to use the phone or as a media input. Is this right? It seems like the garage made a mistake
  2. 1981 Caddy 1.6 diesel - won't run after sitting for 9 months

    MK1 Rabbit Engine
    I've been trying to trouble shoot this vehicle for the past few days and it's been a headache. I'm also having issues getting it tagged that's why it sat for so long and I can no longer park it where it currently sits. So far I've established that glow plugs are getting power and fuel shut off...
  3. single 32/36 two barrel weber carb on stock motor

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    I have a rail buggy that i am running a stock 1600 cc motor on and it runs good other when you are driving and it dogs out like drowning in fuel so when I was digging into this problem I was taking off the intake and when I tipped it over about a (1/4 water bottle) of raw fuel fell out, and I...
  4. Jetta for sale... Needs TPS?

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Hi there, I am looking to buy a MK4 Jetta and just took one with 283,000km for a test drive and man does it ever drive nice compared to my Jeep! We found one for sale fairy close to us that needs a throttle position sensor with only 140,000km and for $1,500... The owner says it needs a throttle...
  5. Setting Home in Navigation

    Beetle Owners Club
    I have a 2012 Beetle I bought used. I am trying to change the home address in the navigation to my current address. I've tried typing in the address as well as using the location option but every time, it goes back to the previously saved address. For some reason it won't actually save what I...
  6. New 1.8t tsi engine in 2009 mk5 gti

    GTI MK5 / 2006-2009
    Hello, names fred I'm new to this site. Have always been in love with vw. So i have a question to ask? I have a 2009 gti with the tdi engine in it and wad wondering is it possible to put the new 1.8 tsi engine in it if so what challenges would i run into. Thanks any input would be appreciated...
  7. AC!!

    Passat B7 Forums
    No AC and was told had gas in but compressor was done for so got new one fitted & gassed up, 2 days leaked & stopped & since had it filled & loadsa dye put in by a specialist and it's leaked out twice more but there's no traces of dye to be found anywhere so looks like it's gotta be filled with...
  8. Windshield for 81 Caddy P/U

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Okay...picked a Caddy today that was part of a bulk deal. Mentioned over in Lemon Snowball thread. I probably have over 95% of the parts I need to put it back on the road...just missing the plate (not the ball and socket) that goes on the floor that the shifter parts then attach to...and...
  9. Engine dies when clutch pedal is depressed

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    '83 Cabriolet 1.7L 5 speed transmission Car runs and works while in gear. When I depress the clutch pedal to take it out of gear to stop at a stoplight the engine just drops it's rpm until the car turns off. I don't believe it is a stall, the engine just drops rpm til 0. No sputtering...
  10. Knocking/Thumping at driver's side rear when stopped

    CC Owners Club
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2014 CC VR6 4-Motion Executive with about 42K miles. I've noticed that after driving for a period of time, when I come to a stop I hear a knocking or thumping/popping sound coming from the driver's side rear of the car. Very odd. Does this have something to do with...
  11. 1981 rabbit pick up diesel help

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    81 rabbit pickup diesel engine, i had some electrical issues and finally i fried some wires. now the engine doesn't start. now on the injector pump there is the fuel shut of solenoid if i take all the electrical out of the system one positive lead to solenoid and the engine should start right...
  12. Headliner Replacement Questions

    CC Owners Club
    Hello, I tried looking around the forum but couldn't find the answers I'm looking for. I recently purchased a 2009 VW CC and one of the few cosmetic things wrong with it is the headliner is in need of replacement. From what I've gathered from shops and online is that it's a bit of a common...
  13. New to VW Rabbits, going to tackle my leaks first.

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    So, I just picked up my first Volkswagen. It is a 1981 4 door Rabbit Diesel with a 5 speed and a sunroof. I've just picked it up for 900 off of Craigslist. I've done some research on here and already done a few things which i plan to post at a later time. The car came with a sagging head liner...
  14. Location of brake switch/sensor?

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    Where is the brake light switch on a MK7 Golf/GTI? On most other vehicles I've looked at, there's a sensor mounted on the upper part of the brake pedal arm that, when the pedal is depressed, sends a signal to illuminate the brake lights. I don't see anything on my '17 GTI brake pedal arm, and...
  15. Fuel gauge sending unit project

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have come across a fuel gauge sender from a VW Polo that is stunningly similar in design to the sender in my 84.5 convertible and it is like new. My plan is to check the sender on the cars existing wiring harness to verify that the sender works and if it does I am going to try to cannibalize...
  16. New VW owner, need input!

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    I just bought a white 2015 MK7, and I'm looking for some inspiration for some tasteful mods. I already plan on tinting, but let me know/see what you guys are doing, or what mods you would say are a must have... Thanks in advance!
  17. QUESTION 2012 Passat, Horn honks with 90-180 degrees of steering wheel input.

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Sorry boys, first time on the site. 2012 Passat honks during turns while driving, very annoying. I have removed the airbag a nd checked for chaffed wires that I could see, none found. Oh....and it's intermittent too. Sometimes only happens after driving for 15 to 30 minutes. Did anyone see this...
  18. 20s on a cc????

    CC Owners Club
    Hey everyone, Im Brad.. new to the forum.. Ive had my cc about year now and Im thinking its time for a new set of wheels. I have staggered 19 inch Vossens now but Im thinking about going up to 20s. Any input of running 20s?? I don't wanna order new wheels and have them not fit or rub like...
  19. First VW - 2014 Jetta SE

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    As the title says, I just bought this yesterday, it’s a 2014 SE with the 1.8T and a 5 speed. 32k miles, and no options. So far, I am liking the car quite a bit. Seems responsive to both steering and throttle input, although, I wouldn’t mind more power in the bottom end. For anyone...
  20. Aftermarket options 2015 Golf TSI

    Volkswagen and Aftermarket Accessories
    Hey all, recently bought a 2015 1.8/4 cyl golf TSI(my first Volkswagen) and wanted to get input on aftermarket options. It came with a stage 2 tune with a down pipe. It has a stock cold air intake so I'm looking at replacing that first. Any suggestions? Thanks. Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk