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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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TDI engine to SDI car

I have a question. Can I put a vw 1.9 TDI motor (golf mk4) into polo 1.9 SDi? I have to change the actual engine and I am confused . thank to everyone for your time ...
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Golf MK1 fuel injection model

I have a VW Golf Mark 1. After driving for a distance and switching the engine off I can't start it immediately - I have to wait for 2 to 4 minutes to get it to start. What might be the problem
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Where to find latest map navigation firmware versions for VW?

I have a 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL. I believe that the installed navigation is RNS-810. Where can I find information on all the available revisions, when they were released, what was updated on ...
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Polo 1.9 SDI having problem to start at morning

I am having a problem in the morning starting the engine of my Polo 1.9 SDI 2000. I have to attempt 2-3 times to start it and after it starts, it makes a strange noise and throw out smoke. I checked ...
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Do you need to replace a timing chain?

I have a "2012 PASSAT SEL PREMIUM 2.5L Auto" with about 92k miles on it. Around 60k, I have asked my local car mechanic to do the Timing Belt, and he informed me that according to the search he ran ...
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Car losing speed on hills

I have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta sitting at around 124,000 miles. I recently was driving from St. Louis to Pittsburgh at my car would not accelerate properly and at around 70mph, if the rpm hit 4000, my ...
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Coolant Level Drop

I have a 2013 VW CC 2.0 TSI. I have noticed a slight and continuous drop in the Coolant Level within the expansion tank, unfortunately no trace is found on the floor. I happened to go underneath the ...
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VW Golf 2012 runs fine but won't accelerate from park without giving it gas

I was driving the car and suddenly trying to stop it (of course I pressed the brake). While the car was moving 5 KM per hour, I accidentally shift gear from D(drive) to P(parking) and hard a 'gar' '...
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Why Vw tdi taureg losing coolant quickly?

After 5 years VW taureg tdi needs coolant added in 4 weeks and car functions fine with no signs of leakage, why?
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T6 Kombi T30 Startline 150ps 2l Tdi - Stock Wheel Size

I'm having a hard time working out what my options are for new wheels for my T6. I'm not sure of the width of the basic stock wheels that came with the (startline) van. I've linked pictures with tyre ...
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vw lt35, 2.5tdi oil specifications

I'm hoping someone on here can help, my 2005 vw lt 35, 2.5tdi 109hp, seems to mash engine oil very fast 3000 miles or so, as far as I have been able to ascertain the oil spec is, fully synthetic 5w30 ...
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VW polo cam belt change interval

I have a 2013 1.4cc Polo, 28000 miles, when should I change the cam belt? VW reccomend after 5 years
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Thumping sound and pulsating brake pedal

I'm driving a '12 VW Scirocco. Last Friday I had my winter tires put on at the shop, and I went for a 700 km road trip here in Norway. After some 100 kilometers I noticed my car making a cluncking/...
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The front impact sensor of my Jetta

The front impact sensor on my Jetta has its wires ripped out from a previous collision, is there a diagram that can help me rewire the harness?
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Volkswagen Golf/1.4/2001. Starting issue.

Car won’t start,however it started with no issues 30 minutes before. It has a new and fully charged battery. I have found 1 x 30 amp fuse connected via junction box to the battery has blown. Is this ...
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Is changing the oil in a Jetta TDI something a non-mechanic can do?

I always change my own oil, newer or older car. I have been looking at the Jetta TDI, 2015+. They are pretty good buys (I'm in the US, if that matters.) I have read this, What is the cost of ...
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Volkswagen tiguan 2011 ignition problem and sound

When i start my vw tiguan after hours of rest, the rpm goes up to 2.2 (normally it was going to 1.2 approx) then goes down to 1.2 while making noise and crops as if it was turning on and off within ...
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2001 vw jetta reverse loss

I have a 2001 Volkswagen jetta 2.0. I had it at the shop and the gears all worked as normal. They put a transmission mount on my car and when I got it back I couldnt get reverse. First has shifted ...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle Alternator cable and fuse box replacement

On fixing the problem of the fuse box getting hot and melting one guy recommended putting a 4 gauge cable from the alternator to the fuse box. Isn't there a wire harness that goes from the alternator ...
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Non-linear clutch in VW UP!

I've been driving a VW UP! for more than two years now and there is a question about the clutch that has been bugging me the whole time. Before this I was driving a VW Golf TDI and in this car when I ...
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Golf 5 stuck when shifting between 2 and 3 gear

While driving in 2nd gear, clutch down, try to go into 3rd (this happens like once in 30) the joystick kinda get stuck in the middle, like mid-way into the downwards 'state' as I would if I wanted to ...
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VW Polo 1.4 MPI 2001 won't start up

So car was doing great, nothing suspicious, then next day it won't start up. It cranks, I can hear fuel pump, there is no lights on dash board(except battery light wich always turns on when starting ...
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My 2010 VW Golf outside lights went Crazy

I was driving the other day an all of a sudden my car started popping up a bunch of warnings in my menu, 10 to be exact. All to do with my outside lights going out 1 headlight, 1 high beam , 1 brake ...
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08 Jetta automatic passenger axle replacement

Looking for a video or pictures of replacing an 08 jetta passenger side axle. Or a good writeup.
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Mk4 gti airbag replacement after crash

My 20th gti mk4 was wrecked a while ago and the airbag system was set off. I have worked to rebuild the car and the final problem in my rebuild is the airbags. We bought all new airbags and a new ...
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Fuse? I don't know what to do.

2005 Jetta. Was messing with the fuses and then the check engine light went on and now it won't shift from first gear. At 70mph the rpm are 5000. What can I do?
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VW Passat CC 2008 engine swap compatibility

I have a 2008 VW Passat CC which the engine has given out. I want to replace the engine but am not sure what engine codes are compatible. The engine code currently on the car is CBA. I have sourced an ...
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Misfiring and loss of brake power

i have a 2004 VW Golf 4 which misfire and brake loss of power. i have bunch of codes which i don't know how to go forward. the codes are; 18321, 18034, 18020, 18014, 17839, 17924, 16725, 17580, 17952. ...
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New plugs, but problems starting (not firing on all cylinders) and poor fuel economy?

Car is a '93 Mk1 VW Cabriolet, 1.8lt injected. The car has had trouble starting - feels like only some of the cylinders are firing. If I rev the engine a little the problem goes away after a few ...
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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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Heard a pop and now it doesn't accelerate

This is a 2003 VW Touran 1.9 L TDI. 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 ...
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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. The passenger window is moving slowly. I went to Autozone to see if I could order just the window motor and replace it, but they said I had to buy the whole regulator setup. 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 ...