2003 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Volkswagen Golf

2003 Volkswagen Golf Problems

High Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller

The engine may develop an overheating condition due to a damaged water pump impeller. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Questions

after chang the fuel pump the car start but switches of as if it doesnot get pet (1 answer)

how much does it cost to have an OBD repaired. (1 answer)

Whenever it is plugged in to a code reader it just says no communications

My Check Engine Light is on and engine sounds like it's struggling past 3000 RPM (2 answers)

It sounds like the engine struggles between 3000 and 4000 RPM when on the highway at about 60-75 mph. The problem does not occur until I am on the highway. It almost seems like I run out of gear and my car wont shift again to a higher gear. The steering wheel also shakes at this speed but I belie...

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Recalls

Recall 07V063000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

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