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  1. 2017 Tiguan -- terrible MPG!

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Heya, I just joined this forum hoping to find out if my terrible MP3 is normal. I just bought a 2017 Tiguan with 11k miles on it. It looks & drives like a brand new car but after 3 fuel-ups I'm only getting 15.5 MPG. Now, I realize it's how you drive and I am coming from a Fiesta ST that I...
  2. 1985 1.8L 20w50 to 15w40 thoughts?

    Hi all, I have been running Castrol 20w50 since we bought the car in 2016 and I am thinking of switching to Shell Rotella T4 15w40. I notice on cold starts the car runs a little rough and we seem to get smoke out of the tailpipe that we didn't have for the first few years. After it warms up for...
  3. Trans/ diff noise

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hey all, New to the forum. I have a 2000 Mk4 Golf 2.0 Manmual Transmission. I has started making a clunking noise when accelerating and decellerating and now most of the time. I thought it was a CV Joint and replace to right axle which had a torn boot. The noise and vibration was still there. I...
  4. Weird Grinding/Scratchy Humming Noise When Accelerating at around 25-30 MPH

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hello all, I have a brand new 2019 Jetta SE that is making a weird grinding/scratchy humming sound when I accelerate to around 25-30mph and goes away after that. No noise when I decelerate down to 25-30 MPH. I don't know what could possibly be the issue, since it's a brand new car. I will have...
  5. Strut Noise when turning

    VW CC Technical Forum
    My 2012 CC started making a "groaning" noise when Im turning the wheel to park. Not when moving so I don't believe it a CV joint. Could this be the upper strut mount bushing?
  6. Air conditioning pipe brokenPassat V5 help. 8D0260701L

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi can anyone help, I have a broken air conditioning pipe on a Passat V5 engine. does anyone know where I can get a replacement,new or used as VW have stopped making this part. Part number is. 8D0260701L thank you
  7. Hello From Oregon

    Beetle Newbs / FAQs
    Hello,Forum Just recently bought a 2013 Reef Blue turbo, what a fun car, modern, yet very remenisant of my old 65 type 1. I am a car guy yet, this is my first turbo. so, I will be upgrading, modifying and making changes as time allows. that said, any help with turbo knowledge, information...
  8. Should I buy a GTI MK6 or TSI MK7?

    GTI New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi everyone this is my first post so please don't flame me for asking these questions. I am new to the Golf scene and looking to purchase something reliable and relatively fuel efficient. My questions are just how reliable is the MK6 and how many km's are too many before you start replacing...
  9. 2010 Passat R36 engine making clicking / ticking noises...HELP!

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hi everyone My 2010 VW R36 Passat is making a loud clicking noise coming from the engine. This noise is VERY intermittent and comes and goes. My immediate thought is that it could be the timing chain or variator. However, I saw a similar noise on a Youtube clip and this was the water pump...
  10. Mk6 TDI GT

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi new to the club ! I’ve owned a few golf’s in the past but looking for another one . Looking to get a TDI GT around 20010/2011 other than making sure the timing belt has been replaced and water pump is there anything to look out for when purchasing one of these models? Thanks in advance all...
  11. Rabbit electrical issue

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    I am working on an 08 rabbit. Had VW replace the underhood fuse box as F16 fuse was melted. Now that the car is bck the alarm horn does not function. I have replaced all the fuses and relays for the alarm horn with no luck. I have no power going to the alarm horn which is above the right front...
  12. Lower cam cover

    GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    I've been searching the old threads and everyone who has a lower timing cover is out of stock. Any suggestions on where to find one?
  13. 2017 VW Golf Wolfsburg Edition production

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Ok, I've got a 2017 Silver Wolf out of Mexico. With production shifting back to Wolfsburg proper making this a single year-ish of production for the Mexican Wolfs. I'm thinking that we're in single run 'R32' - 5,000+/- territory for USA bound Wolfs. My dealer got the last few this month and...
  14. Hello from Malaysia! Need advice on acquiring a 1974 beetle

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello peeps, greetings from Malaysia. I am trying to acquire a 1974 beetle but there are few questions I would like to ask before making the jump. After a test drive on it, I've found that I have to steer the wheel left and right to keep the car running straight. Can this be fixed? Does...
  15. 08 Rabbit manual transmission damaged - worth repairing?

    Started making noises, it looked like the right front CV axle needed to be replaced. When the mechanic got in there turned out the transmission (standard) housing was damaged. Replacing the transmission estimate is $2000-3000. The car has other problems, the AC generator went out and needs to...
  16. Belt tensioner or alternator pulley.

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    I have a 2006 Golf GTTDI that's causing me problems. Is it the alternator pulley or the belt tensioner making a horrible rattling noise when my car ticks over. Help needed please.
  17. GT 170 possible turbo problem.

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi everyone, new here and seeking some help. My car has recently started making a strange screeching noise from under the bonnet somewhere. The noise happens when I'm sat still putting some power on or going through the gears. Doesn't happen all the time, mainly at low revs. I had it checked...
  18. 110 kms vs. 103 kms really means 100000 should be 107000 kms ? Am I being robbed ?

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    I have owned my 2013 Jetta Hybrid for the past three years. I just realized VW is making my warranty expire sooner by having the speed sensors read from 5 to 7 % too fast. Even if it has likely saved me from some possible speeding tickets, the actual speed/distance from satellite reference...
  19. 2011 Jetta 2.5 engine rattle

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Anyone ever experience engine rattle after the engine warms up like something inside? It's weird and I tried recording it with no success, but I asked a VW tech and he says it comes from when I start to accelerate. This sound only seems to happen when I rev or accelerate, idle is fine. He thinks...
  20. Dashboard orange lights + turn indicator problem

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi everyone, I am new here. I have 2 problems with my MK6. #1: I have ABS, ESP and steering wheel orange lights coming on on my dashboard. These lights come and go. This has been happening on/off for the past 3 months. steering has not changed despite the light coming on. Battery has been...