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  1. New Golf owner questions

    Golf MK4 / 1999-2002
    I just bought a 2000 Golf GLS with about 210k on it. Picked it up as a beater for the winter but didn’t realize the previous owner never really cared for it. I also cannot get ahold of him for some reason. What oil is recommended for it? The manual lists “VW502 00 or VW500 00 or VW501 01”...
  2. Window entry/exit malfunction on '14 Convertible

    Beetle Owners Club
    We recently had an early cold snap with a very wet snow and the car was parked outside. The next day, when my wife went out to go to work, the windows would not automatically lower to get into the car. Finally, she was able to get in, but then the window stayed down the 1/4" instead of going...
  3. Help... Signal/ Headlight Fix - 2002 Turbo Beetle 5 Speed Convertible

    Beetle Owners Club
    Hello... Help.... I have a 2002 Turbo Beetle 5 Speed Convertible 105,000 KM. Headlight and signals not working. Bulbs are good as I can see them with hazard lights on. The headlamps come on when I pull the signal indicator on the steering column towards me... but... they do not stay on...
  4. Electric Engine Conversion

    Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Been contemplating an engine conversion for my 85 Golf Diesel. After repeatedly seeing the black soot spewing out of the tailpipe, I'm giving serious thought to converting to a lesser polluting gas engine or going full electric. Any thoughts on this are most appreciated!
  5. 82 rabbit violent bucking and jerking

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have been up and down these forums, posted in facebook groups, and talked to pretty much every volkswagen tech in my area at this point so I finally decided to make an account and post. I bought the car for $800. 90k miles barely any rust and interior is in good shape. 1.7 CIS with a 4 speed...
  6. New Owner of 2016 Tiguan S

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    Just purchased a CPO, 2016 Tiguan S. I am interested in finding a good winter wheels and snow tires. Used wheels in good condition would be great. Any suggestions on what to buy or where?
  7. 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...
  8. Winter tires question

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Was looking into getting a set (4) of winter tires for my GFs car (2011 Tiguan SEL) and wanted to know if these would be ok? Yokohama iceGUARD IG52c winter mobdro.bio/ luckypatcher.tips/ www.kodi.bio/ tires on rims. Tires are 225/45R-17, Rims are 5-112 bolt pattern. Any help would be greatly...
  9. Winter Tire/Rim Recommendations for 2018 GTI Autobahn

    GTI MK7 / 2015 and up
    I pick up my brand new 2018 GTI Autobahn on Friday, my first GTI, I’m so excited. But I want to get winter tires for them, and am looking for recommendations. Can I drop to a smaller wheel with a bigger profile winter tire, as long as the bolt pattern is still 5x112? Need to keep costs down...
  10. Winter cold starts

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    I have an 07 rabbit 5sp. In the winter or any time the snowflake shows up on the dash(below 6 degrees Celsius) my car doesn't cold start the same as when its above 6 degrees out. It starts and stays at idle instead of being at 1500 rpms for 15 seconds or so. I've looked all over the place and...
  11. 2018 Tiguan TPMS (Canada)

    TIGUAN OWNERS CLUB
    Hi, guys! We've just bought a new 2018 Tiguan and I'm already thinking about winter tires. Can somebody confirm what kind of TPMS system is used in the 2018 Tiguan? I believe there's a difference between the US and Canadian models. Is it with actual physical sensors or is the system built into...
  12. 2001 MK4 Golf starting problem

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    First off I want to say I have been using my car for delivery the past two years city driving, sometimes for 13 hours a day. 80% of the time the car starts. Sometimes it is slow to crank over like the battery is low. Somes times it will just click click click and will not start, but it will...
  13. Air bag light

    Passat B6 Forums
    Hello, over the winter my wife’s B6 Passat passenger HEATED SEAT quit working so replaced it with another one that came out of another 2008 Passat identical to hers. I did disconnect the battery like I was told to but the AIR BAG LIGHT stays on. I tried clearing it with VAG-COM but it keeps...
  14. Jetta a4 1.8Turbo Pressure pump problems?

    Jetta Owners Club
    Hello people this is my first thread, i was driving the other day to work when suddenly an icon pop on my dashboard, showing a red icon like the oil one :o It happend while driving like 15 minutes, i was at a red light, so when it turn green I parked the car but after parking the warning stop...
  15. Value of a 1982 VW Rabbit Convertible

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello Everyone. Last year I bought my first (and second) classic beetle and I love them. So I decided to venture into the VW Cabriolet market in which I have very little knowledge. I am looking for your expertise on what a good price for this vehicle (see attachments) would be. Its an 82...
  16. 2007 Rabbit speedometer is reading faster then actually moving.

    VW Rabbit MKV Forum 2006/2007/2008/2009
    Hey everyone. I need some insight on this problem. I live in iowa and earlier this winter my underbody was damage leaving a pretty big opening. Well salt has made its way inside the engine bay and cover all the wires on the driver side. I think it start eating away on the protective coating...
  17. Jetta 2013 2.5 SE window switches and steering controls not responding

    Jetta / Bora MK6 / 2011 and up
    Hi there! I left for winter vacations and left my front right window open(in Seattle - rains like everyday and snowed this time too). The car was frozen and wet from inside and it took a lot of time for thawing. After that, my right front window was acting weird. Even after closing all the way...
  18. Find VW Tires from Pirelli and take part in Winter Sale!

    CARiD.com
    Proper tires can make your VW safer by improving its handling, braking, and ride comfort. If you consider having any of these, Pirelli Tires are the best choice. With a recognized excellence in innovation and technology, they are widely used by enthusiasts and motorsports fans all over the...
  19. 53 plate vw polo damp foot well

    Polo Owners Club
    Afternoon Guys! Recently brought a VW Polo 53 plate from a friend who was going to send it to the scrapper as he got a new car!.. I couldnt see it happen so decided to have it off him for £100 and have some fun doing it up over the winter. first problem I would like to tackle is there seems...
  20. Winter tyre pressures

    Golf MK7 / 2015 and up
    Hi, First post to the forum. I've just had winter tyres fitted to my 1.6 TDi, 225/45 R17 94V which is exactly the same size as the tyres that were taken off and were fitted when I bought the car new. I know the pressures to run my normal tyres but there is nothing in the owners manual about what...
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