2004 Volkswagen Touareg Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volkswagen Touareg

2004 Volkswagen Touareg Problems

A no start or stalling condition may develop do to a failing fuel pump. A faulty fuel pump will require replacement. Our technicians recommend to inspect internal fuel tank connections for leaks whenever replacing the fuel pump.

Brake pads and rotors may wear out prematurely. This can be heavily dependent on driving style. Our technicians recommend regular brake inspections with replacement of pads and rotors as required.

Tire wear can be problematic, very dependent on driving style. Our technicians recommend regular tire inspection and replacement when necessary.

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg Questions

I believe the fuel pump is going badn the vehicle shuts down after 30 sec.

The problem happens every time the car turns off. The fun runs for about 10 minutes.

This did not start happening until my a/c went out then I started noticing after if rained my passenger side mat was soaking wet. I put a towel in between the mat and the ground after it rained one day the towel was dripping wet and he top mat was soaked!

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg Reviews

Worst car I have ever owned. Numerous manufacturing and design defects. VERY expensive to maintain and repair, terrible gal mileage. Spent 19 days at the dealership the first year, and still like to visit regularly. Some things are great, as they should be for a car that cost close to $50,000 in 2004. Electronics are particularly crappy.

My wife owns this vehicle for a year or so and she felt in love at first site until it started "visiting" the mechanic WAY too often for the same problem over and over again. Cannot shift form PARK. Many parts have been replaced, it works for a while and AGAIN same problem. Also locked us out recently at a shopping mall. Could not get it open neither with the remote nor with the key as it has ...

I own a 2004 Touareg, loaded and only serviced by VW since new. I would not expect a vehicle at this price to have so many problems. I would not buy another. If you are going to buy used and it has not been serviced by VW, I would recommend staying away from it as the expense is great to own. At this price range the options are many.

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