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  1. Polo 1.4 Match 2014 rear lights too weak

    Polo Owners Club
    Hello, We recently bought a used Polo 1.4 Match DSG for my son and I was looking at the rear lights which seem to be very weak. I opened them up and realised they use a much smaller light bulb than the indicator, brake and reverse light bulbs, I think it is a H21W, but not sure. With the covers...
  2. reverse wiring needed

    MK1 Rabbit Electrical
    hello all, my 83 gti never had a reverse light clip/harness on the transmission so I bought one, the switch on the transmission has 4 terminals and this clip/harness has 5 wires and I do not have a clue what each wire does and need your help labeling them so I can extend and hardwire them into...
  3. Replacement LED Back-up / reverse lights

    Golf Owners Club
    Hello Everyone, I've got a 2012 Golf that I'd like to upgrade the back-up / reverse lights to LEDs that won't give the dreaded flash or error code on the dash. I tried the Sylvania 7440 ZEVO LED mini bulbs, although they worked; they gave me the error code. Any suggestions? I just need...
  4. Rear Fog on 08 MKV

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    I just added the rear fog trigger wire and moved the LH inner power wire from C12 to B4 on the CECM. After coding with VCDS I have a functioning rear fog and a reverse light on the other side. The problem is that I get a bulb out indicator in the dash for the LH reverse light. I can only...
  5. Reversing light switch on 2014 B7 passat manual estate

    Passat B7 Forums
    Hi, I am hoping some of you guys might be able to help me with a Reversing light problem I have encountered. I recently discovered that Neither of my reversing comes on when reverse is selected in my 6-speed manual gearbox after replacing both bulbs. So I can only come to the conclusion that...
  6. Installing backup camera to 2009 VW Routan - reverse wires help

    Routan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi, I am trying to install a wireless back up camera (AUTO-VOX M1W ) on my 2009 VW Routan. The installation says "Install the backup camera by connecting the camera red wire with reversing light and black wire with ground (metal part on the car)." I see three wires on my reverse light Blue...
  7. Tiguan Transmission

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    2016 Tiguan with automatic transmission seems to need adjustment . It tends to try to shift to forward when in reverse or in park and now has engaged even when stopped with just brake engaged. It feels like it is rocking back and forth. Checked fault codes but none appears relevant
  8. Golf oem led tail lights

    GTI MK6 / 2009-2014
    I was just wondering about the oem led tail lights..so my car has a euro switch in it and i heard that if you order the ones with rear fog lights, you don't get 2 reverse lights or something? Maybe someone could clarify this to me before buying such expensive tails:) Thanks!
  9. Rear Backup Camera / Tailgate Handle not closing

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    2018 Golf Alltrack. After backing up with the rear camera on and taking the car out of reverse, the camera turns off on the display but the rear VW Emblem/Tailgate handle does not close and the tailgate cannot be opened. Anyone else have this problem?
  10. QUESTION 2006 Caddy 1.9 tdi electrical problem

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hi My vehicle as in the Title has a problem on the left side where the front indicator does not work. (in headlight assembly) Also the tail light and reverse light on the same side of the car is also not getting power. I have checked the earth, fuses and all is fine. (The rear left side...
  11. Reverse Gear Problem - Mechatronic Unit

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Hi, I need some help. My car do not move when I turn gear in reverse. When I drive it in forward, the gear change jump from 1 to 3 and 3 to 5. Mechanic say, my car need to replace a Mechatronic Unit and cost around USD1500. I need some suggestions about it. Please help me..thank you.
  12. Aftermarket Reversing Camera

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hey guys. I'm trying to fit a reversing camera to my 2009 high line passat. I've located the reversing light but it has 2 earths. This would mean I need to wire the camera to the switch on the gearbox(the wire isn't long enough) I was wondering if anyone has advice for a solution. I am going to...
  13. Ohh no!

    GTI MK5 / 2006-2009
    Hi there my car bogged out in mud didn't over rev it to get it out took it nice and slow while people pushed me out had to reverse and there was a bit of mud under cooling fan now the fan won't turn off even tho my car is off It's a 06 gti golf Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Fan won't turn off

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi there my car bogged out in mud didn't over rev it to get it out took it nice and slow while people pushed me out had to reverse and there was a bit of mud under cooling fan now the fan won't turn off even tho my car is off It's a 06 gti golf Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Tail Light Wiring 2014 Jetta S

    Jetta Owners Club
    There are 3 wires going into the reverse light assembly. I was hoping someone with a meter could tell me which colors are what? Appreciate
  16. 1964 Beetle (Clutch/Gear) problem

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Good day. (I'm not very mechanically or technically minded). My 1964 Beetle SOMETIMES grates the gears when putting into reverse/ other times it slips in smoothly. Sometimes the gears also feel quite stiff; and I have recently noticed that even when the clutch is fully pressed in and car is in...
  17. 2007 Rabbit transmission stuck in park

    MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    Hey everyone, I've got a 2007 2.5L with 176,000 miles and the transmission is stuck in park but the display on the dash shows it is in reverse. Now I can't shift the transmission into any gear. I saw somewhere that there is a trick to override the shift lock but that only seems temporary. I'm...
  18. Camera Problem in Tiguan

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    Hi, I have Tiguan 2010 with built in camera from the manufacturer, I am facing an issue when I put reverse, the camera opens for about 2 seconds and shut down, also the park assist and sensors are not responding, sometimes i get the attached error on screen. Any ideas about the reason?! Thank...
  19. Help identifying the problem

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi all this is my first post here, I got a '89 golf about 4 weeks back from a dealer and been having a real problem with not being able to get into reverse, even the mechanic couldn't manage it and it's got worse since. Now the solution I've discovered is to get out and push the car back, once...
  20. Brake Stiffness in Reverse

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hi all, I'm a bit new to this. I purchased a 07 Rabbit just a few days ago, and I'm assessing all that could be wrong with it. One of the issues I'm seeing is that when I put the car into reverse. As I reverse, the brake stiffens up, as though its power braking stops working. It still brakes...
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