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 2006 Volkswagen Golf
2006 Volkswagen Golf
2006 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.
A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to hold the filter housing when tightening or loosening the oil filter.
2006 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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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.
2006 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers
ive got a 2006 vw golf tdi and ive got tapping noises coming from the top of engine. it gets louder when driving or revving. i got told to do a oil change which i did but that hasnt changed anythi...
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!