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  1. Weird shudder on idle

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hi all just have this weird intermittent shudder from the engine on idle car drives spot on no lights on the dash and the Rev needle stays still no rattles or knocks or bangs just this weird shudder on idle only any ideas what it could be or where I could start looking tried changing the plugs...
  2. '73 shifter issues

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Shift has gotten almost impossible, and the shifter is loose and rattles terribly. Research suggests I just need to replace the shifter bushing? I've also seen this would be a good time to replace the coupler as well. I'm on cip1 and see the coupler kit and the shifter bushing with ring. Do...
  3. handling

    CC Owners Club
    hi guys i just bought a 2008 passat CC 2.0 tdi its a brilliant driving car but i have a small problem it happens only when i take a left hand bend or corner at steady pace the back seems to shutters like a vibration like if there was a buckle in the wheel or a loose wheel iv had it look at...
  4. Door Check repair version 2

    MK1 Rabbit Body
    When I bought my Cabby, I purchased it with a Dinged door. Well the Door check was stressed and one of the welds broke, but the other finally gave up the Ghost, and my door wouldn't stay open, and popped when I closed it.... While the real repair is here...
  5. Back to VW!

    TDI General Discussion
    After I sold my 2000 Golf TDI with 380,000KM on the clock 4 years back I have wanted another TDI. Bought a 2011 Jetta TDI Highline on Friday. DSG, brown exterior and the "leather" interior. The first thing I have done so far is change the oil and filter, checked the air filter and ordered an...
  6. GTI 2015 Noisy suspension; rattles over small bumps or rough roads

    GTI New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Any idea of the problem? Serviced under first six months, mechanic said it is normal. POOR QUALITY build or failed parts? The noise was not there when new. Started after five months.
  7. Just picked up my 6th VW

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    The other 5 are gone. This one is a 2000 vr6 with automatic. I actually got it for my daughter to commute back and forth from high school. Previous VW's I've had were: 2003 grey Passat 1.8T (replaced the engine) 2003 black Passat v6/auto (replaced the transmission) 2004 black Jetta 1.8T/auto...
  8. Oil pressure light flashing after turbo change

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hi just changed the turbo with my father in law on my golf 1.9tdi. He knows his way around an engine, me not so much. Now after putting back together the oil pressure light flashes after pulling the vehicles away. The oil level light has been on for a long time. Separate problem is the bonnet...
  9. A Couple of Random unrelated issues Pleas Help!!

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I picked up a 2006 Rabbit automatic in November. It was great for awhile, a few rattles here and there. Nothing I wouldn't expect for a car with 122k miles. Last month the starter died, I replaced it easily enough. Now however it's not always starting, or it will but only in neutral. It will...
  10. '82 VW Rabbit - Won't Start, fuse box?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hi all. I've lurked here for a while and searched a ton to try to solve my problem. Decided it was time to ask my question. I bought my Rabbit back in September from Anacortes (rainy side of Washington). Started up and drove fine for a couple months. One day, it wouldn't start up. Thought it...
  11. 2012 Tiguan SEL plagued with problems

    I'm a new (to me) Tiguan owner of a 2012 SEL 4Motion. I haven't bought a pre-owned car in 20 years...I get nervous about buying someone else's problem. I took a month deciding to buy it (and two trips to the dealer that was 2 hours away). Visually the car is immaculate and it operated perfectly...
  12. MK5 1.4 s vibrating sound

    Golf Owners Club
    My cars been making a vibrating sound for the past week now when im in low gears and accelerating it feels like its vibrating, sounds like its underneath and also interior trim rattles I have no idea what it is ? Thanks..
  13. Worried about these coolant issues I'm having

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I recently purchased my first volkswagen about 3 months ago. It's a 2000 Jetta GL. The care ran fine when I test drove it, the heat shield rattles, and the check engine light was one but I ran the codes and it's an oxygen sensor so I wasn't too worried. A busted pieces on the bumpers but not too...
  14. Lots of issues with driver side door lately

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    In the last month, my driver side window is completely failing. First was my door lock, when clicking it to lock to unlock, it flashes then goes was to lock, but opens as if its unlocked. sometimes when i open it, it will lock and unlock repeatedly, its gone for almost 2 minutes once, just...
  15. Shifting linkage lever rattles a lot

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hey all, I have been noticing a lot of general vibration happening while driving and it seemed like i could feel it through the shifter so I was looking under my car last night and the lever that connects to from the shifter up to the transmission seems super rattly. Here's a video...
  16. Golf MK6 annoying rattles

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Golf MK6 owners (or others for that matter) has anyone experienced problems with annoying rattling from dashboard around steering column area and also in the roof console? If so, any cures found to restore peace and quiet? Mine is a 2012 model, very low mileage and been to main dealers three...
  17. 2012 v. 2013 passat purchase advice

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi, Noob here. I'm hoping for impartial advice on whether to buy a passat and if so whether 2013 is worth it over a 2012. I am considering accords/camry (I know, I know....but really you know why...) I've driven the 2013 and assume the 2012 is similar. I like it. I have read the posts here...
  18. Roaring Air Noise

    Passat B5 Forums
    Hi, I have the chance to buy a friends S plate 1999 Passat 1.8 20v. Only problem is, it sounds really noisy (air roaring noise). Now I dont know allot about passats, and this could be normal, but It does worry me a little as it just sounds too loud. The engine itself is fine, no knocks or...
  19. broken top dash air vent question

    Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    I have a 2008 Jetta SE. When I installed my aftermarket stereo, it required pulling off the top metal vent that covers the air duct above the radio. After removing this a couple times, one of the plastic grabber bits that hold it on securely broke off and my attempt to use superglue to fix it...
  20. Strange Rattling / Noise

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi guys, Noticed a sort of rattling noise on de-acceleration, Goes away when foot on gas, It does it while not moving too, Just like revving the engine and as revs drop it rattles, Checked all heatshields etc cant find anything loose. It almost sound like a loose bolt and washer rattle, Cant...