Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2004 Volkswagen Golf
2004 Volkswagen Golf
2004 Volkswagen Golf Problems
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.
2004 Volkswagen Golf Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.Learn more »
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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.
2004 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers
My car drives normally within a 8 - 10Km distance non-stop but when I go beyond that then the temperature light pops, which requires me to stop to allow the engine to cool down. I do not understand...
My running lights remain on at all times. Running lights use to turn off once emergency break handle was pulled up. The car is running normal, but my epc and break lights remain on. My breaks were ...
checked fan motor hot wired to battery,at first wouldnt run, took apart motor found brushes sticking cleaned w/contact cleaner tested again with battrey, fan runs. reinstalled ran car fan doesnt co...
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i have check the water pomp (is ok),the termostat is ok,i repair the head of motor and the problem is still not fixed pls helppp mee..