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  1. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My exhaust pipe fell off while driving my 1980 Rabbit (Diesel). How is it secured? Wondering if I need to get it towed. Thanks.
  2. 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...
  3. Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    I'm about to purchase a 2005 Jetta TDi and I'm having trouble finding out if it's classified as a MK4 or MK5. Would the VIN tell me? Thanks, Carsonic
  4. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I when to put all new brakes on my 1981 Rabbit pickup. Having trouble finding the right rear wheel cylinders. I have ordered twice now. The old ones I took off have a smoot end cap and the other ones I have got have a metal end with a groove. Theses are a bit to long and I can't get the drum on...
  5. Your VW Rabbit Photo Gallery
    Hi I’m a new member to this group and I’m after some advise, I have a 2006\56 vw Touareg 3.0 tdi v6 and recently been having trouble with it starting. Mostly cold start. It will turn over for 10-15 seconds the start with a huge cloud of blueish smoke, very strong smell of diesel. I’ve had a full...
  6. MKV Rabbit FAQs & Newbies
    I am perplexed in trying to trouble shoot the clutch on my 2008 MKV Rabbit. :o The pedal recently lost a lot of its resistance. It now it engages pretty far out. Initially, I thought it may be the master cylinder. I checked both the master cylinder and slave cylinder and No leaking. The...
  7. Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    Anyone have any experience with this? The alarm was armed and would not disarm when the car door was unlocked and the engine started. The alarm would go off and ultimately I had to disconnect the battery to get it to stop. The FOB seems to have no effect now. Put new batteries in it, but not...
  8. MK1 Rabbit Engine
    I've been trying to trouble shoot this vehicle for the past few days and it's been a headache. I'm also having issues getting it tagged that's why it sat for so long and I can no longer park it where it currently sits. So far I've established that glow plugs are getting power and fuel shut off...
  9. Golf Owners Club
    Hi all, Had trouble releasing my steering lock a few weeks back and now all my lights ie speed , rev counter, fuel gauge, petrol gauge, indicator working but no sound are all at zero. It"s been suggested that my keys are not recognising and may need re booting. Got a distinct feeling that the...
  10. Beetle Owners Club
    Good afternoon. I'm a newcomer to this forum but I've had VW for over 15 years . My wife has a 2010 beetle convertible on 2012 plate it has standard steel wheels and I wanted to replace with alloys I'm having trouble finding a smart looking alloy with only 4 studs. It seems most beetles on...
  11. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    My truck won't start after overcharging the battery. I changed the voltage regulator/alternator and the ICM. It still won't start. How would I check the coil? Would the hall sender in the distributor be suspect after charging at 18v for a couple of days? What damage and to what could result in...
  12. 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...
  13. MK1 Rabbit Transmission
    Hello. i have the pleasure of owning a 1979 Rabbit 1.5l Diesel and I am having some trouble finding the clutch cable. A simple search shows the Pioneer CA-953 cable and other variants to be the correct one. Upon ordering it the cable seems to fit in properly to the pedal and the firewall but is...
  14. Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    having a bit of trouble finding the transmission code information for this vehicle. i would appreciate if someone could take a peek and see what 3 letter tranny code is on top of the the Farcelift GLI 02e DSg its on the heat shield near the sticker. , im not certain if the 15MY and 16MY are...
  15. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I am switching many of the bulbs to LED but I am having trouble with the front passenger marker. The left screw keeps on spinning. I popped the hood and went up the side of the fender but access feels blocked off from the back. I can see the little square it threads into spinning but I cannot...
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