2006 Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volkswagen Golf


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 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.

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The water coolant has the presence of transmission oil we're looking for the oil cooler for its not in the radiator like some other car

How do you get to the small leds from the headlights removed on a 2006 golf TDI

I believe I have a low battery, it has made my automatic locks from my keyless entry not work to open the passengers side. Is this from the low battery? Thanks!

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The caps to disable the headlight aiming screws may be installed in the incorrect positions. The cap for the horizontal aiming screw may have been installed on the vertical aiming screw. Improperly aimed headlights could cause reduced road visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install and remove disabling caps as necessary to assure they are in their correct locations. This recall is expected to begin on October 31, 2007. The Volkswagen recall number is Q8.

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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