2003 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

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

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2003 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

Mass Air Flow Sensor May Fail

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

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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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