2004 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volkswagen Golf

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2004 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Reverse Gear Failures and Noise in Manual Transmission Models are Common

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

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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2004 Volkswagen Golf Questions

what type of plugs can i use specifically for this type of vehicle. (1 answer)

When I drive my car feels as if it surges when I take my foot off the petrol (1 answer)

Driving in traffic my car surges with acceleration and deceleration Is this perhaps dirty fuel injectors ? I have done 125000 Kls. If I am driving slowly and take my foot off the accelerator it feels as if it shuts down too quickly and then jerks when I put my foot down again.

How does one stop water getting into the distributor cap of a citi golf? (1 answer)

I have a 2004 1.4i citi golf, now every time it rains water some how gets into the distributor cap and the car starts jerking and at the best of times the engine cuts out. I have tried silicon but to no avail. really need some advice please?

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2004 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.
High Pressure Diesel Pump May Leak

Some vehicles may have a high pressure diesel pump with an incorrect fastener, which may allow the fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire. Dealers will replace the diesel pump. The recall began February 8, 2005. The Volkswagen recall number is VY.

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