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  1. 2005 VW Touareg power supply issue

    Touareg Owners Club
    I am currently stumped on a 2005 VW Touareg 3.2 engine code G where the p/s fuel pump loses power after approximately 30 seconds of running. Fuel pressure drops until vehicle dies. Starts right back up and fuel pump gets power again , but loses it after 30 seconds and the cycle repeats itself...
  2. QUESTION Injectors to suit schimmel performance Intake.

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hi guys, I'm building a a MK3 97 VR6, does anyone know what Injectors will fit a schimmel performance Intake, preferably 750cc + as I will be running a GTX 3576R If anyone has built a VR6 500hp + especially if done an AWD conversion, please post tips, tricks and advice, I am researching this...
  3. QUESTION Golf 6 gti 2011 throttle body clicking fans running car won't start

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    Hi there I have a 2011 gti 6 and throttle body clicking won't start fans running continuously if I leave it like 40 min with ignition on and click she Stops and starts up again until she parks over night Vcds won't read engine with this is happening as soon as it starts all is fine plz help...
  4. Phantom engine overheating warning message

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    It's a 2014 1.6 TDI Blue Motion automatic. Been down to the village (only 6 kilometres) for a little shopping and 3 minutes into the journey back home the message that the engine was overheating flashed up. A glance at the gauge showed 120+ degrees. Turned the heater up and blower on full. Gauge...
  5. coolant system pressure question

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I have an 02 beetle that is losing coolant. No drops on the ground, can't find any wet spot and not overheating. I did try to do a pressure test and found that as soon as I build any pressure at all it leaks out the bypass on the overflow ball. I can't get it to 2 pounds before it leaks down...
  6. Emergency Key in Passat TDI Estate 2008....Help please !

    Passat Owners Club
    Hi all I have just joined and run a 2008 Passat TDI Estate . One of my Key Fobs fails to remotely open or lock the doors it does however start the engine. I believe there should be a Key Barrel under one of the Door handle shrouds ...I have removed them all and under each is a blank metal...
  7. radiator fan keeps running

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    my radiator fan on an '81 rabbit pickup (gas) keeps running after the engine has stopped and the key has been removed from the ignition---I suspect the radiator fan switch at the radiator, but am open to other possibilities (?)
  8. 79 rabbit

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    So I've recently came into possession of a 79 rabbit rally edition with the 1.5l diesel engine. I am having trouble getting it to stay running let alone starting. I've replaced the battery, starter, alternator, glow plugs, fuel pump and wiring.. could cleaning the Injectors help? Willing to...
  9. Radio unit out on 2014 Cc

    CC Owners Club
    Does anyone have a suggestion on 2014 Cc radio with maps and navigation that just stopped working. All I get is a repeating welcome to Volkswagen screen. Took it to the dealer and they charged me $100 to tell me the radio unit doesn’t work! Backup camera, phone, radio. Navigation, campus, etc...
  10. P0442 Evap leak detected(small leak)?

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    New to the Forum, hope all is well with you all... 2005 VW Golf GL 2.0 146k+ on it. Had the "Gas Cap" light come on, messed with the cap and the light goes off..ended up replacing the cap(oem), shortly after the gas cap light goes off the check engine light comes on with the P0442 code? Replaced...
  11. 1985 1.8L 20w50 to 15w40 thoughts?

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    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...
  12. No Fuel to Injectors

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    1981 Rabbit, 1.7L CIS Fuel is definitely getting to the 'fuel distributor' because I had a leak in the cold start valve fuel line and fuel was abundant. That is, I'm confident everything before the fuel distributor is pressurized. However, the car was not starting (this is after a full engine...
  13. Rabbit Convertible Running Funny

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I ended up "fixing" my overheating issue I addressed in my last thread but now I got a new problem.. I took the car to work which is about a 13 mile drive, 11 of those being highway. On my way in I was doing a steady 65-70 with the motor at about 3300RPM, traffic speed picked up some so as...
  14. Battery draining coolant fan

    Volkswagen Maintenance
    ...every time I shut the ignition off on 2007 GTI the coolant fan continues to run until the battery is all drained out! How do I fix this problem?
  15. is my 2019 Golf SE capable of running 245/40R19 tires

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hello, This is my first post to this forum. I just purchased a 2019 Golf SE, a friend of mine is selling 19x8.5 5x112mm wheels with a +45mm offset which have 245/40R19 tires on them (he ran them on an alltrack). My question is, can I use this rim and tire set up on my golf? thanks!
  16. Looking for help!

    Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I have a 72 convertible and am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. It is running pretty well but needs mechanical and body work (interior and exterior). I live in northern Connecticut but am willing to travel. Does anyone know someone who’d be interested in this project?? Thank...
  17. New to VWOC, but bought my 74 Love Bug new!

    Air-cooled / FAQs
    Just found your site; I have owned my 74 "orange" Love Bug since new. Purchased during the fuel crisis of 1973...traded my Olds 442 for it. I live in Texas, so stopped driving it in 1980 when we had a string of 40+ 100 degree days. I retired in 2016 and decided it was time to "un-retire" the...
  18. 101K Miles - What Should I Do Now?

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I just went over 101K and my car is running flawlessly. Always has been a stellar performer, and it has been a a perfect 10 in the maintenance dept. (although I do keep up on it and take really good care of it) However, once you break the six digit threshold, there is more serious preventative...
  19. Phaeton wiring problems

    Phaeton Owners Club
    Hi there I've recently bought a phaeton 3.2 off a friend who had starting issues. I've managed to find 2 broken wires from the kessy which I've sorted out. It turns over but will not start. After further investigation I've discovered the but pressing the 167 relay in and holding it it will start...
  20. mechanic needed bournemouth/poole

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    hi are there any aircooled savvy guys in bmouth/poole that could come help me tune/get running my 65 beetle 1600tp? im stuck at moment as very frustrated with it it was running "ok"with points but flat spot so decided to go elec ignition route new dizzy/coil/plus/leads all i can now get it to...
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