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  1. Speedometer cable lube recommendations

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I need to lube up the speedometer cable for my 81 rabbit pickup. I had to replace it when I first got the truck. The new one keeps showing the speed as more than what it actually is. For example, I'll be driving 35 mph according to my GPS, but the speedometer shows 55 mph. Someone suggested...
  2. New user with a 81 Rabbit that has some issues. OUTLAW 525S

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have tried posting in other posts and creating my own fourm and i have had no luck..... so i am sorry if this violates this form....... i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great...
  3. Back to the VW world

    EOS New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hi, I had two Bugs over the years. I loved them. Just got my wife a 2008 EOS Turbo. Looking for couple of things, the 3.1 "Controls and Equipment" manual, and is there such a thing as a "build sheet" that show how the car was build?
  4. Mk 5 GT sport won't rev past 3000rpm

    Golf Owners Club
    Hi guys, Having an issue with my 2008 golf TSI 1.4, tried many things but can't get to the bottom if this problem. It won't rev over 3000rpm, fault code "fuel pressure regulator 2 performance" Replaced timing chain and tensioner, fuel filter, HP fuel pump and follower, checked fuel lines...
  5. 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual----no cranking issue!!please help!

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hello guys i am new to this form and i am in need of some help. i have a 1981 vw rabbit diesel manual. heres the full story. everything was working great. then one morning my dome lights did not come on when i opened the door. so after a few days of driving (put on 70 miles a day) i had some...
  6. QUESTION 2000 Jetta tdi key fob ****ery

    Ask A Volkswagen TECH - Hosted by Nitroscope8
    So 2000 jetta tdi, the clip holding the 2 halves together was broke. Had another empty fob that wasnt identical to mine but my chip fit in it. So I changed things out. Put a new battery in my car has it had **** the bed. Go to start the car and the car doesnt recognize the key and it doesnt...
  7. 2015 GLI Horn issues

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    The other day my horn on my 2015 Jetta GLI got super weak. It has the OEM horn and is normally very loud but I noticed it is putting out half the normal sound. I am somewhat of new owner of the car and is my first VW so I'm having to learn where things are and what they look like. I'm having a...
  8. DSG gearbox electrical fault

    Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Just recently, my DSG auto gearbox has started losing power. I pull in, turn off the ignition and restart after a minute and things go back to normal meaning that it is probably a software problem. The last time a spanner icon has appeared in the gear display. Do I just get it checked out with a...
  9. Rookie Here

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hey there Im Lenny. Joining to forum from the Los Angeles. I'm using a Golf MK7. I would like to learn new things from this forum. Thank you.
  10. MAP Sensor/Engine Warning Light Repair $2200.00????

    Passat Owners Club
    2012 Passat. 2.5L. 98,000 miles. Original owner. My tale of woe begins in October. Had it in for the yearly emission/inspection test. Was told the MAP sensor failed and didn't pass inspection. The shop it was at offered to fix it for $150.00. Went home, googled (of course), MAP sensor...
  11. CRUISE

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Hi all my first post on here just picked up a 2015 tiguan with quite a good spec it has park assist and mfsw and quite a bit of other things but no cruise i can do a bit as i swapped this for my 2005 supercharged Range Rover so spanner issues not a problem from what i have read it's possible but...
  12. 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...
  13. Please help! 84vw running rough

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    hi there, I picked up an 84’ Rabbit convertible from the original owner about 6 months ago. The car sat for about 10 years parked in a garage prior to me picking it up. I have done quite a bit to it so far, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, new gas, fuel and air filters, checked timing and removed and...
  14. Intake/Exhaust Afternarket Installation Questions

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi there, my names Montana Morris, I own a 2008 MKV GTI. I’ve been researching intakes and exhausts for about the last year now and was wondering what other things should I expect to purchase before I can install said parts? A friend of mine owns a Mazda3 and said he had to buy Cobb access ports...
  15. 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...
  16. Loud engine noise

    Volkswagen Technical Discussions - General
    Hi I have a 2001 Jetta GL 2.0l gas 5 speed with 190k. It makes a loud whining sound when in 5th gear @ 3600 rpm's... Only at that range.. Not at 34,35,37, or 38 or after. It sounds like I needs another gear. I've replaced plugs-bosh platinum +4, ngk wires, new coil, air filter, fuel filter...
  17. Tracking Price Per Mile on 2007 MK5 Rabbit Automatic

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and happy to be here! Well, I decided to bite the bullet and keep the rabbit I bought recently. I was worried that I made a mistake after seeing how fast I had to start paying for repairs, and reading a bit too much about things like transmission problems...
  18. 2011 sel sport

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    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...
  19. Blower issue

    RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    2007 Rabbit, 5 cylinder, 2.5 L. I,ve had two blowers put in and still having same problem. The blower fans makes all the sounds from fan speed 1 through 4. However, the air barely comes out of any of the vents. When the air is not coming out the vents the blower fan noise is near the cabin...
  20. Brake Emergency

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My 82 rabbit's brakes are doing some abnormal things: Brake light turns on when I brake, and recently the light stays on indefinitely regardless of braking. Stopping distance has increased dramatically, to where it is no longer safe to drive. Spongy brake pedal hits the floor with little...
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