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  1. 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”...
  2. Disabling clutch ignition interlock

    GTI Owners Club
    I have an 08 GTI [Mk V] with manual trans. would like to be able to start the car without having to press the clutch pedal, don't know which wires need to be disconnected or where they are. Has anyone successfully done this?
  3. 1993 VW Cabrio Shifter issues

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I have a super clean 1993 VW Cabrio that has a shifter problem. It starts and runs fine engine wise, but it is a manual and only goes into 1st gear. If I shift into 2nd, 3rd, or 4th gear, it goes into 1st gear. It will shift into neutral, but any gear I shift into, all I get is first. Any...
  4. 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...
  5. 2.0 Shutting of at Operating Temp

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    Hi, It shuts off at 180-190. If it's cold out and I keep the manual fan and don't let it get to those temps it runs and drives all day, but won't run or start warm. Needs to cool down at least a few minutes before going again. It has new coolant temp sensor, and manual fan( the other ones...
  6. New user with a 81 Rabbit that has some issues. OUTLAW 525S

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have tried posting in other posts and creating my own fourm and i have had no luck..... so i am sorry if this violates this form....... i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great...
  7. Back to the VW world

    EOS New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi, I had two Bugs over the years. I loved them. Just got my wife a 2008 EOS Turbo. Looking for couple of things, the 3.1 "Controls and Equipment" manual, and is there such a thing as a "build sheet" that show how the car was build?
  8. 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual----no cranking issue!!please help!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great. then one morning my dome lights did not come on when i opened the door. so after a few days of driving (put on 70 miles a day) i had some...
  9. oil dipstick

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1981 VW rabbit pickup that I installed a 1983 engine and 5 speed out of a 1983 turbo Jetta. My question, When I change the oil I put in 4.5 qts of oil. The level on the dipstick is quite a ways up from the marks. I have tried looking for the oil capacity of a turbo jetta and can't find...
  10. 2013 Turbo Beetle 6-Speed Manual

    New Beetle Technical Forum
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  11. Fuel filler cover won't open

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Went to the petrol station today to fill up and found that the filler cover won't open! As far as I can tell it is a problem that it has not actually unlocked, rather than that it has unlocked but is stuck on the 'press to open' catch. The Owner Manual says that it can not be opened manually...
  12. 82 rabbit violent bucking and jerking

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have been up and down these forums, posted in facebook groups, and talked to pretty much every volkswagen tech in my area at this point so I finally decided to make an account and post. I bought the car for $800. 90k miles barely any rust and interior is in good shape. 1.7 CIS with a 4 speed...
  13. Hello Everyone

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hello everyone! My name is David. I am new to Volkswagen and dove in with both feet first. I lucked up a 2001 Jetta GLS VR6 with 5 speed manual. It has came with challenges and issue. Some I have been able to resolve and some I need help with (I'll save that for another post). After purchasing...
  14. Question on Cecille - 2018 orange Tiguan SE - seat memory/hopeful

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Good morning! I've looked through the manual, and I'm HOPING I'm wrong, but I don't believe there is seat memory for the SE? If anyone can tell me differently, I'd be pretty happy! It's such a SILLY thing, but when my husband drives, he puts the seat back and sideways maybe....lol....?! I...
  15. Automatic transmission

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello All, I'm looking for an automatic trans from a mk1 or 2. I would prefer a diesel but they are much harder to find. Not sure if the converter is different. I also have a 5 speed if someone wants to do a conversion. I could also use information if you have some to share. Thx everyone.
  16. FS: Bently Service Manual for MkV Golf/GTI/Rabbit

    Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    Selling my nearly perfect condition Bentley service manual. Covers clean and straight. Pages clean and straight. This book basically sat on a shelf for 4 years :) $55 plus shipping see www[dot]ebay[dot]com/itm/113782418377
  17. 2010 VW Tiguan Multiple issues but still drives, need help finding repair manual

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    So I bought my first car last year and she has been really good to me, getting me around everywhere. But, she burns oil, loses coolant, a bunch of dash lights are on, and there is a smell and the smoke of burning oil in the engine bay. I am poor so i cant just go have it repaired. This is...
  18. '86 Cabriolet conversion to power steering (not a right hand drive car)

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    Writing from Vernon. I'm just about finished. The transmission shift rod out of the original car (with the manual steering system) seems to be incorrect for the power rack and pinion system that I installed. It interferes with the rack, and I cannot shift. The Victoria old parts dealer cannot...
  19. 1998 VW Beetle - Mexicana plant

    Beetle Newbs / FAQs
    Any suggestions on where to obtain a full shop manual for my new project VW Needs a few parts like Front bumper spoiler, heater core and driver side headlight assembly but not in bad shape appreciate any help since this I the first one since the 1969 model I had in high school
  20. '86 Cabrio manual to power steering conversion

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Has anyone done a Cabrio steering system from Manual to power? I am almost finished this complex job, and have one more item... The shifting rod from the manual system will not fit on the power system, as part of the rack gets in the way, so I need the proper shift rod. I am in contact with...
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