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  1. Oil leak

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Hello. I just purchased used Tiguan. After I left my garage I saw oils on the floor. Oil comes from front passenger side about 4 inches from right front tire. Oil color is dark brown/light brown. I have appointments with service in few days but I am trying to learn VW system too I just wish to...
  2. Flat spots on the tires of a 2019 Passat Wolfsburg?

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi there. I have a 2019 Passat Wolfsburg that I have had for 6 months with ~3500 miles on it. I am getting steering wheel vibrations above 60 mph. I took the car to the dealer who road force balanced the wheels. I now feel vibrations at lower speeds (~40 mph) and at higher speeds (60 mph and...
  3. 1981 VW Rabbit Pickup wont idle after sitting a 6 months

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have a 1981 VW Rabbit Pick (1.6) up that needed a battery so I let it sit for a season. When I installed a new battery and cranked it, it smokes really bad, is skipping, and wont idle. The smoke out of the tailpipe is a dusty type black. I thought that it may be an injector so I took them out...
  4. Tiguan 2012 autostart/stop not working

    Hi guys, Just a quick question regaridng the auto start/stop feature on my Tiguan. I have had the car for 6 months and this feature has never come on. It has never been switched off at the console. Does anyone have any pointers to why it has not worked at all? thanks Rog
  5. 2010 Tiguan Meltdown

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Well, October and November were very costly months for our 2010 with 212,000 km. 1. Exhaust flange/clamp went south 2. Changed oil/filter and was told water pump had started to seep. 3. Check Engine Light comes on so back we go, only to find it was a timing chain code. Got the timing chain...
  6. 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...
  7. chronic coolant-expansion-tank-cap-itis

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    ever since I bought my rabbit used in 2010, and after replacing my engine, and coolant expansion tank among other things, I have replaced the expansion tank cap seemingly incessantly over the years. perhaps twice a year most years, the caps fail, and I start losing coolant along the sides of the...
  8. TDI Performance Upgrades

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    Hello everyone,, I'm new to owning a TDI (3 months). I'm looking to upgrade to around 220whp and 360+ ft/lbs of wheel torque. I currently have a cr170 turbo, AFE stage 2 cold air intake, and malone exhaust (3") with resonator and high flow cat ordered. Additionally, I have the cp3 HPFP kit on...
  9. Dash Display - Gear Lights

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    My 2009 has only 90k miles and runs great. Lately all the dash gear lights highlight randomly - happened on the way to work this morning (last time it occurred after driving for an hour on the highway), but nothing else happens. Car runs fine and I can not detect anything (no surges, rpm stays...
  10. 01 Wolfsburg 1.8t M/T PROBLEMS

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    This is my first time on here, idek if I’m in the right spot BUT, I bought my mk4 Wolfsburg 1.8t MT a few months back and now I’ve come to a weird spot. They probably lead to one big thing But In hours of google research I have found nothing that fits my case. 1st: (this is probably simple)...
  11. 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...
  12. Jetta 2013 2.5 Temperature oil question

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hi! I`ve got a problem during 2 last months, my jetta eats to much gas. Im already cleaning engine system. But today I saw that oil temperature is about 65-70F (follow the copmuter). Outside is 25C. I didnt notice it before, but looks queerly. Is it ok for the engine 2.5 ? Driving style 80% isnt...
  13. 2017 Passat sel premium AC

    Passat Owners Club
    When I start my Passat first time in the day it takes anywhere from 1-3 miles before I even get cool air out of the AC. After it is fine and blows cold. It started doing this about 4 or 5 months ago. I went to another dealer and started the same type car and had cold air immediately. Has anyone...
  14. '86 Cabby fuel starving

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Just bought an '86 Cabriolet. 350K Kms. previous owner let it sit for maybe 18 months with fuel in the tank. I put in about 30 litres of 87 octane. Engine runs happily until there's any sort of load other than flat ground. Then it misses and loses power. A sample of the fuel was stinky. Have...
  15. Beetle 2000 petrol

    Beetle Owners Club
    I have a Beetle petrol engine 2000cc and 2000 model. It is increasing getting difficult to start in the morning or when left standing for sometime. Once it starts it is ok. The problem started about 2 months ago and is getting worse. The engine turns well and attempts to start. After few...
  16. 2012 TIGUAN check engine light went up due to misfires!

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Has anyone experienced misfires (carbon built up) I was servicing my car 7 months ago and paid $700. Just yesterday I drove to the dealer and I was in shock as the problem is coming back again according to them on a different cylinder, is this a failure mode that we have to live with as a VW...
  17. New intake and "gurgling" noise

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Okay - so I've done some reading on the forums elsewhere and here, just want to confirm before I start diving into stuff without a plan: Just installed a CTS intake on my TSI (CCTA) mk5 Only other mod currently is a dv+ that was installed a few months ago. Now onto the "gurgling". Ever...
  18. 2009 VW Tiguan Erratic COoling Fans??? OVerheating?

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hey guys so i have a problem with my cooling fans taking off like a jet airplane, they both work when i apply 12v to the harness, and they work when im driving, but sometimes even with the AC on they just shut off all of a sudden and my car starts to overheat, then they will kick back on and...
  19. 2014 Passat SE V6 54724 miles Misfire Detected Cylinder 5 EPC light on dash

    Passat B7 Forums
    I bought a used Passat with under 46,000 miles just over 3 months ago, I had the oil changed at 50 000 miles and it's almost ready for another oil change. I dropped it off at PEP BOYS to be checked out. Will try to keep everyone updated. Hope and pray it's nothing major.
  20. Newbie Mk6 2.0 tdi

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi all newbie with mk6 tdi golf :).. Proud owner for 8 months now its 2011 140bhp been trouble free.. Any tips or things to look out for would be appreciated. Also anyone who knows about tuning the tdi engines, best way forward for this thanks :)