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2006 Volkswagen Golf

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2006 Volkswagen Golf Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

2006 Volkswagen Golf Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, April 27, 2007

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.

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Electrical & Lights, October 31, 2007

RepairPal Expert Overview:

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.

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2006 Volkswagen Golf Questions and Answers

luke1986, 2006 Volkswagen Golf, Diesel, Greenfield, MA

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...

chiannak, 2006 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Tucson, AZ

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!

Visitor, 2006 Volkswagen Golf, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Raleigh, NC

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

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