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  1. Timing Belt & Water Pump Replacement Schedule

    Passat B5 Forums
    I've done some searching and haven't found exactly what I need so I'm posting. I have a 2001 Passat Station Wagon with the V6 engine. In Aug '09, the Timing Belt, Idler and Water Pump were replaced under a warranty issue; the mileage was 56K. My current mileage is 96K, so the belt has 40K on it...
  2. Degreaser for everything. Also to decarb intakes

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Hello all, I just wanted to plug a local company. I have been using GOM1221 degreaser for a bunch of years now. It is made by BNAC Environmental in Coquitlam BC. I have left VW golf diesel intake manifolds in a pail of 25% GOM and 75% water and they come out spotless. Zero carbon left in...
  3. 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...
  4. Hello All

    Tiguan New To Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    I just picked up a 2019 Tiguan S with 4Motion last night. Excited to be back in a Volkswagen. I loved by 2011 Jetta TDI but my family outgrew it, so it was traded for a minivan awhile back. I was in the market for a small suv and my dealership experience when negotiating was great! Glad I...
  5. Dash Vinyl

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Looking for a good recommendation for a glue to reattach pealing dashboard vinyl under the gauges and the glovebox cover where it’s peaked away. Hoping to get to it soon before it starts to split/crack.
  6. New 84 rabbit owner

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    New to the vw world and looking for some guidance. I bought this rabbit. If I have a little bit figured out some of the associated stuff is 8v engine, mk1 platform, k jection fuel management, 020 manual 5 speed transmission. I dont mind tinkering and learning but I snagged this for a daily. I...
  7. New Member

    Passat B7 Forums
    Long time reader and first time post. I had Passats since the B4 then the B5, B6 and finally a 2016 1.8t se B7. Just wanted to share some pics and stuff I have done to the car. Always looking for more power and performance any suggestions are welcome
  8. Need help troubleshooting

    GTI MK1 / 1983-1984
    So I just bought an 83 GTI Rabbit. I am wanting to fix it up to make it my daily driver. It is in really good condition and a lot has been done to it. New fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel lines, intake, all filters, spark plugs, timing belt, and had the CIS retimed. It only has 88,000 miles on it...
  9. 2011 sel sport

    found my first potentioal VW. car has 68000 on it and 1 owner, looks very clean and well kept. research online found thesee engines (2.0T) to be prone for timing chain tensionure failures. called local dealer and they said VW covers 50% of the repair cost up till 75000 miles. is this true...
  10. What is the box in the glove box?????

    CC Owners Club
    Hello everyone,, Having had six Passats and none of them have ever been on the back of a breakdown truck I am firmly a VW man. However I always fancied the CC as they look so cool. (at 65 years old I can still say that-Right?) OK. I bought a June 2014 GT CC in black. The parking sensors aren't...
  11. shift Linkage

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Having trouble finding info on this subject. I have 81 diesel with a 5 speed transmission I do not know where from. When I first got the transmission in I scrapped together linkage from other junked 5 speed vw that worked but I don't think its quite right. The linkage I have has white ends but...
  12. a road adventure

    Beetle Owners Club
    Greetings from the land of the buffalo. Seems to me that once upon a time, the Volkwagen Repair for the Compleat Idiot manual had a little section on what extra stuff to bring on a longer-than-usual road trip. I'm considering the purchase of a '67 Beetle and it's 550 miles away. I don't want...
  13. Wiring Issue 1973 Superbeetle

    Air-cooled Owners Club
    Installed new turn directional switch, worked fine after installation ,but now I get just a solid light on the dash ,and everytime I turn on the emergency flashers it will blow the fuse. I'm leaning on replacing the emergency flasher switch? Also no lights at all when trying to use turn...
  14. 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...
  15. Passenger side mirror fell off.

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    My mirror just popped right out as I was leaving home. I did not even know at first. I heard a noise and thought it was some stuff in the back of the car rattling around. My brother found my mirror on the ground shattered in three pieces. Is this a common thing? Anyone else have this happen...
  16. Throttle hesitation

    Volkswagen Maintenance
    I’m having throttle hesitation around 2-3k rpms I have replaced multiple stuff as in Coil packs Plugs Relays Fuel filter An seems to be not helping fuel pump kicks on an its getting fuel just seems not enough ?? I was driving an it just bogged out randomly any solutions ?? Sent from my...
  17. What's this I found in my oil pan?!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Went about replacing my oil pan gasket to clean her up and see what my sludge situation was. It looked great inside, and she's been running great for a '79 diesel. But I found a bolt loose in there! Here's a pic. Can anyone PLEASE tell me what this is from? Obviously I'm concerned. Thanks!!
  18. 17.3" Laptop For Sale, With VCDS V14 Cable, V14 and V15 Software (China)

    Private Party 'For Sale' Classifieds
    *SOLD* 17.3" Laptop For Sale, With VCDS V14 Cable, V14 and V15 Software (China) *SOLD*
  19. New To VW Scene! Mk5 Jetta

    Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    Hello fellow Vw enthusiasts my name is Marko im new to the Vw community and im looking for cheap mods I could do to my car using vagcom or obdeleven. I also want to learn a little more about this kinda stuff and mods I could do to my car that would cost a whole lot. Im open to any ideas you guys...
  20. Website recommendation for VW CC parts

    CC Owners Club
    Hello everyone. Can anyone recommend a website that sells parts for VW CC's with reasonable prices. I want to get some exhaust tips for my CC, I have looked on ebay but they are over the top prices or cheap stuff from China. I do not mind buying OEM parts as long as the price is reasonable. Peter