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VW, or Volkswagen, is a German automaker with worldwide presence, producing vehicles such as the Golf/Rabbit, Jetta, Passat and Eos.

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blue smoke from exhaust

I have a VW crafter van 57 plate have had a lot of work done to it as it kept going into limp mode.by Bosch agents in Bristol ! My problem is when going down hill on over run @ the bottom of hill when ...
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VW Touran 2003 - no power and retching after a small pop

Basically i was starting to accelerate in 2nd gear when something popped in engine compartment and it lost power. Whenever i press on gas pedal in 1st gear, it just sucks air very loudly and keeps ...
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VW Polo shuddering question

I have recently bought a 2007 1.4 VW Polo. I am still adjusting to driving the car and one thing I have managed quite a few times is going uphill in too higher gear or shifting up too soon (my ...
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Is PAG 46 compressor oil compatible with a 2006 Touareg W12?

I have a bottle of PAG 46 oil. Is it compatible with the compressor on a 2006 VW W12 Touareg?
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o2 sensor problem

I have a SEAT Toledo 1.6L 16V with engine code AZD. I was getting an error code for the Bank1 Sensor1 because of a blown fuse but I didn't know that then and I replaced the Bank1 Sensor 1 with this ...
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VW stick shift shifter lockout

So my 2007 VW GTI has 257k miles.. (I know.) But it is my daily driver for now. I went on the highway and while I was in 6th, it popped into neutral by itself. I got kinda sketch but I was like okay ...
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2014 VW Passat AC vents randomly moves from front to floor vents

While driving and using the AC on the Main front vent setting, it will randomly blow down on my feet. Sometimes it's a little of both and sometimes it will go back on its own. The get it working ...
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Blower motor not working

I have a 2004 VW Beetle. I changed the HVAC unit and put Freon back in, but the fan will not work. All fuses are good -- what could it be? When I put power to blower, it works.
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2009 VW Jetta Vacuum Pump Replacement Issue

I replaced my vacuum pump in my Jetta. I did everything the correct way. Even pulled it back apart to check the gasket wasn't broken, put it all back together and when I start it oil spills out. Any ...
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over heating of citi golf

I have replaced temperature sensor two back and what's happening is that the car is still over heating but the fan kicks in normal.Any advice will help.Thanks.
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Golf Mk5 2007: Driver side mirror field of view weirdly different after repair

I sent my 2007 Golf Rabbit Mk5 for repairs after someone clipped and damaged the driver side/wing mirror beyond repair. When I got my car back after the mirror was replaced, I noticed something seemed ...
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How do I diagnose a 2007 VW Passat 2.0T B6 FSI BPY engine failure?

My 2007 VW Passat 2.0T B6 FSI BPY engine quit running at idle with no prior warning indicators, and no MILs or DTCs subsequently. The starter engages but doesn't turn over the engine.
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Power cut while driving

I was wondering if you can advise regarding an issue with a vw jetta 2.0 tdi 140 bhp 2006. While driving on the motorway with 70 mph the car is loosing power like going into limp mode. After pulling ...
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Ac blowing hot air and only works when temp is below 80

I have 2016 VW Jetta S. My Ac blows warm air and only blows cold when the car temp says 80 or below. If it’s above that number it won’t get cold. I’ve changed the compressor, condenser, and evaporator....
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2015 VW Passat TSI keyless start doesn't work. Is there a way to reprogram / reset the key myself?

I have changed the remote battery (brand new Sony CR2032, my meter shows a voltage of 3.2V on the battery, so I know it has full charge). The door lock/unlock, and trunk unlock buttons WORK on the ...
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Unplugging seat belt sensor Golf 6 plus 2010

I have a Golf 6 plus 2010 and recently the 'no seat belt alert' for the driver has been popping erroneously, usual when there is a bump in the road or a sharp turn. I can't send my car in service just ...
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MK V (06) Jetta passenger window motor

I have a 2006 Jetta and the passenger window is moving slow, I went to Autozone to see if I could just order the window motor and replace it, but they said I had to buy the whole regulator setup and I ...
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lupo powerwindows power locks, ability to close window with key

So all of the components worked fine. The power windows are working from key entry only; the switches inside refuse to lift or put down window. The central lock is working. What can cause this issue? ...
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MK5 doesn't switch on

I have a 2004 golf5 fsi 2.0 model. The car suddenly cannot switch on,if i try to lock the doors manually, only the drivers door locks. Central lock not working apparently. It started well this morning ...
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Vw passat 2010 rear deiver side door locking problem

my vw passat rear door handle will not lock when i lock the car. I have hange the door locking mechanism. This has stoped the alarm going off. However i can open the door when the car has been armed. ...
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Repair work done after front end damage-condenser replaced- now compressor is bad-shop says it’s my problem

After 4000 worth of front end damage, shop gives car back and week later compressor is bad. Insurance company says no physical damage so no coverage. 1600 to replace on my 2012 vw beetle and I’m on ...
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vw golf chico 1.3 1998 model wont start after replacing starter

Please pardon me as i am not good with cars as most guys would be. I have a problem with my vw golf chico 1,3 catched fire on a starter while i was trying to start it this morning. Later today i went ...
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Seat occupancy sensor malfunction VW Jetta 2008

I have a problem with the passenger seat occupancy sensor. It doesn't understand if someone is seating and the seat belt warning light doesn't turn on if the passenger is not wearing his seat belt. ...
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Cool fan 2007 jetta wolfsburg

Does anyone know how much watts the 2007 jetta wolfsburg cooling fan is? Will a 150 watts fan work
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ac fan check 2007 wolfburg edition

does the engine have to be running or on to check if ac fan works i was told my fan don't work I want to check my fan. Ac on engine running my fan spins
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Steering makes a clunking noise when turned - VW Polo

I took a video. This happens when the car is stationary or moving at parking speeds. The car is a 2015 VW Polo and has run about 15,000 kilometers (10,000 miles). What could the issue be? https://www....
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How can I clean out bad fuel from my diesel engined VW Transporter?

How do I clean out bad fuel from my VW transporter TDI, and also clean the injectors. Can I do this myself? Edit: Dirty/water fuel not incorrect fuel. It’s dirty...
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Security lug nut key with a rotating washer on top

I have lost my security log nut remover for a 2010 VW Routan station wagon, and it has a rotating washer in the front I tried every tire shop possible to remove it they said they cant, I don't know ...
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2.0T Tiguan 2009 doesnt start right up, i have to hold the key like 7 seconds to start

I recently purchased a 2009 Tiguan with the engine 2.0T, its automatic, and the problem was the typical problem that happens with this, the timing belt tensioner failed and i, myself replaced the head ...
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Engine transporter

My VW TDI transporters engine dies after I remove my foot from the accelerator panel. And won’t start again when hot. It is also blowing excessive white smoke. All started after refuelling.
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Can a stock ECM be modified to function with some modules disconnected [closed]

Engine in question: VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2015 - 2.0L, (VIN V, 5TH DIGIT, DIESEL), (ENGINE ID CVCA) I hope to buy a rear-end collision Passat with this engine, and use as many parts as I can in a custom ...
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Why are my VW gaskets leaking?

I have a 2001 VW Passat Turbo. Coolant and oil gaskets were replaced at 90k mi. Leaking again at 140k mi and shop says to replace all of them again. Read online that this is a typical problem with ...
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could someone give me an idea on why my car wont go over 20 mph?

I have a 2004 Volkswagen Jetta and it wont let me go over 20 mph at times but also after a little while it starts to drive normal I'm confused this is my first car and i feel like the place i took it ...
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Can I use 15w40 synthetic engine oil in my 2015 vw tdi and how long can you go between oil changes?

Can I use 15w40 synthetic oil in my 2015 vw jetta tdi and how long can go between oil changes?
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VW Polo 6n 1.4 Engine and gearbox problem

I have a Volkswagen Polo 6N Petrol 1.4 8v 60cv from 1997 with 168 000KM. It's my only car and I can't afford to get a new one. It's been looked after and has been in the family since new. I have ...
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VW Polo GTI 2014 random power cutout

My Polo will randomly, every once and then (once every month), temporarily act as if its battery was dead. It will then randomly come back as if nothing was wrong. I don't know what triggers it but is ...
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Golf mk4 1.6 gearboxes?

Im new to this forum so i dont really know if this topic has already been opened... anyway i have a golf mk4 1.6 16v and my reverse gear was making clunking noises...so long story short the only ...
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2019 Jetta - How to Remove Grille?

I just purchased a 2019 VW Jetta, and would like to remove the grille. (The car has a wimpy horn, and removing the grill would allow access to the space between it and the radiator/AC condenser, ...
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Water pump leak after timing belt replacement in VW Caddy Crew Bus 2.0 TDi

I took my VW Caddy in for an early timing belt replacement (at the 105000km service). When I drove the car out of the workshop there was a rattling in the engine compartment. The mechanic came to ...
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How to Remove Volkswagen Jetta 2007 Wheel

Can anyone tell me what to use to get this wheel off? I have a breaker bar but the lug bolt seems to be missing from the car. It has 9-points, so it is not an XZN triple square like I thought.
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Is 2005 Golf gen IV or V?

Sometimes I see 2005 golfs described as MK IV, and sometimes as Mk V. Which is which? Can a 2005 Golf be either Mk IV or k V?
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ABS/ stabilisation control error

I have polo 1.2Tsi 2015 model, here is the problem : my clutch eas dead and i bought new one and fitted it in, after i started the car it did not move at all, it showed ABS/ STABILISATION CONTROL ...
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Issue with car rev'ing and brake!

I have 04 VW Polo, it's a bit a complicated for me to explain as I have limited knowledge of car terminology, and this issue happens frequently but not constantly. So, issue number 1 is while I may ...
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Considerations for a successful VW 2004 Jetta 2.0L engine swap in place of a 1.6L engine

Vehicle make: Volkswagen Model: Bora Year: 2004 Issue: Swapped the 1.6L for a 2.0L. No programming of the ECU was necessary neither was a change of ECU necessary until vehicle started misbehaving - ...
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2011 vw Jetta 2.5 turn signal

When I turn my knob to make my dash lights come on for some reason it makes my back left turn signal stop working but if I turn car off take key out an start car again an leave dash light knob off the ...
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When to replace the timing belt on a 2015 VW Golf TDI

I own a VW Golf TDI 1.6 Mk7 (2015) Odometer: 82,000KM. I would like to know at what Odometer reading should I change the timing belt/chain.
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Is there a version of Golf Mk4 with ESP installation without on/off switch?

Today I saw a Golf Mk4 from 2002 with 1.9 TDI engine and 110hp. The dealer says that the car has ESP system but there is no button to turn it off. Is that possible? Why would the manufacturer ...
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vw polo vivo 1.6 2006 model gearbox problems

my vivo doesn't engage higher gear when its uphill till I get at the other end of the hill,it would just drop in speed and rev and pick up after a few seconds then drop again and gain till am done ...
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Heavy noise after putting on summer tires - Volkswagen Golf MK6

I changed the winter tires of my Golf 2013 MK6 for summer tires today and I can now hear a heavy noise coming from the front right wheel. I assume that the tires and wheels were properly balanced; ...
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Differential whine - caused by tyre differences?

I've recently purchased a 2014 VW Golf. There is a whine that occurs which is directly proportional in noise to the car's speed - so it appears related to the final drive. From what I can determine, ...