2011 Volkswagen GTI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Volkswagen GTI

2011 Volkswagen GTI Problems

Odor from HVAC vents

Condensation in the heater case may cause a musty odor from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.

Air Leaks And EVAP Faults Causing Check Engine Light

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

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2011 Volkswagen GTI Recalls

Drivers Side Air Bag Does Not Function In Crash

The driver's side air bag may not be powered due to a loss of electrical connection from the clock spring sliding contact in the steering wheel caused by contamination. Dealers will repair the vehicle free of charge.

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