2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI
- High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
- Premature Head Light Bulb Burnout and Bulb Harness Failure is Common
- Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks
- Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common
- Inspect Brakes at Every Service as Rear Brakes Wear Out Quickly
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI Questions
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2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI Recalls
On the 2.0L TDI common rail Diesel engine/clean Diesel engine, fuel injection pulses could coincide with the natural frequency of injector line #2. This resonance creates additional stress on the fuel line. Small cracks could develop in the #2 injector line, resulting in a Diesel fuel leak. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install an improved #2 fuel injector line and install vibration dampers on all of the injector lines to correct this concern. The Volkswagen/Audi recall number is 23J9/V5.