2008 Volkswagen Touareg Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Volkswagen Touareg

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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.

Condensation may develop in the heater case which can cause a musty odor from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system.  Our technicians tell us a cleaner is available for the heater case. Also, the drain system should be checked for debris.

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.

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outside.they lock and unlock remotely from the out side but cannot open
from the inside.

I bumped something with the front of my friends car and it shut down. I know it has a reset switch where is it?

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Volkswagen is recalling 2007–2009 Touareg models because the fastening struts on the roof edge spoiler may crack, causing the spoiler to become loose or even detach from the vehicle without warning. The spoiler could strike people outside the vehicle or become a road obstacle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install reinforcement wedges to the roof edge spoiler free of charge.

The fuel supply line may leak fuel at a connector which may not seal properly. Dealers will inspect and replace affected fuel lines free of charge to resolve the concern.

There is no information regarding the operation of the tire pressure monitoring system in the owner's manual. Volkswagen sent an owner's manual insert that contains the required information to vehicle owners free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2008 and up Touareg's have numerous newly designed parts and so forth, and I am finding my 2008 Touareg (also called Touareg 2) is living up to the re-engineering. VR6 engine, overall driving experience, and interior are overall in excellent shape and performance at 50K miles. Great vehicle to buy as 3-5 year old certified preowned, with option to purchase extended warrenty afterwards, and re...

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