Volkswagen Car Problems & Fixes

Volkswagen owner problems and repairs

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Gear changing and power loss

Gear change very quickly to forth gear no power uphill I need to go manually change to third then go back to automatic and mean first 2nd gear no power third gear good 4th gear no power 5th gear good ...

2017 Volkswagen Touran 1.6 tdi se
Posted: Oct 16, 2021
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. Drive away accelerating lag on pedal

Lag when pressing accelerator pedal causing roll back.

2016 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 DSG AUTO Tsi
Posted: Oct 10, 2021
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Hi, the engine as stalled on me three times, now a complete loss of electrics on left hand side, car will not start at qall

the engine has cut out on me three times, AA thought it was sender pump in tank. now lost power to all lights on left hand side, maybe electrical fault causing pump to cut out????

2009 Volkswagen Touran 1.8 tdi 105
Posted: Oct 3, 2021
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Stop warning light on dash when after braking the pedal is released

Was this ever resolved? I've just had my brakes bled and I keep getting the same problem. Not every time I press the brake pedal but only some times?

2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.9 gttdi
Posted: Sep 19, 2021
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Engine Management light stays on but still runs well

Engine Management light stays on but still runs well

2004 Volkswagen Touran 2l Diesel
Posted: Sep 14, 2021
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Engine cuts out

As the previous problem engine cutting out on low revs and when taking foot of pedal then engine starts again, revs counter drops to zero

2018 Volkswagen Golf 1.5 automatic
Posted: Sep 5, 2021
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Scratches

A small amount of paint work from the front of the car has came off

2014 Volkswagen Polo TDI
Posted: Aug 24, 2021
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I have a polo 1.4 tdi and when I connect the battery my starter motor engages even when key is not in car ??

When I connect my battery the starter motor engages even without key in ignition

2003 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 tdi
Posted: Aug 19, 2021
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Whining noise from engine or transmission

Whining noise from engine or transmission, gets worse as engine warms up..

2009 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 petrol
Posted: Aug 8, 2021
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Will not select gears apart from reverse ..

Suddenly stopped when trying to part with no transmission .. had lifted to local garage .. came up with electronic faults on 5th and 6th gear .. sent mechatronic unit away and said bit worn but not fa...

2013 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life WAV
Posted: Aug 2, 2021
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Start it from cold. wait for the lights to go off. as i am trying too accelerate its sluggish and doesnt want to happen

wait for the lights to go off, drive off and its sluggish doesnt want to go up an gear and doesnt want to reach the speed?!

2009 Volkswagen Touran 1.9
Posted: Jul 27, 2021
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Engine stalls when pulling away or leaving a junction

Car runs perfectly then when engine gets warm (90 dgrs) it regularly stalls when pulling away or slowing at a junction or traffic queue

2000 Volkswagen Golf 1.4e
Posted: Jul 24, 2021
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Front passenger door not locking/unlocking

Front and rear doors lock stuck in locked position, I renewed both locking mech and back door is now fine but front door still not working, ie stays locked when operated in any way key/fob.. I welcome...

2006 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 tdi Sport
Posted: Jul 23, 2021
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Engine will not start

stopped car and tried to start. engine turning over ,good spark and fuel injecting into cylinders

2009 Volkswagen Fox 1.2
Posted: Jul 22, 2021
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Hood sometimes doesn’t retract

Sometimes the hood stops retracting half way through opening, sometimes it stops after the windows are opened.

2008 Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TDi
Posted: Jul 19, 2021
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Windows

When I start the engine if the windows are up they start DANCING. Both front windows do it.

2008 Volkswagen Eos 2.0 TDi
Posted: Jul 19, 2021
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Inconsistent starting.

Has always started off just the choke but now requires multiple attempts plus 'starving' by foot to the floor. Occasionally it helps by removing petrol cap but I get the feeling that it is a flooding ...

1995 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 GLIf
Posted: Jul 15, 2021
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2020 Polo SEL. Problem starting off smoothly in first and change to second

Puling away in first hard to be smooth, then into second. All other gear changes very smooth and normal.

2020 Volkswagen Polo 1.0 SEL
Posted: Jul 8, 2021
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Strange noise when turning ignition onto first position

It’s like the engine is about to start when turning key in first position but the noise is coming from underneath cat drivers side back seat

2006 Volkswagen Sharan 1.9td
Posted: Jun 27, 2021
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