2008 Volkswagen Touareg Repair and Maintenance

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

2008 Volkswagen Touareg Problems

Tire Wear Can be Problematic

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

No Start or Stalling Due to Failed Fuel Pump

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.

Coolant Leak from Thermostat Housing

A coolant leak may develop at the thermostat housing, under the intake manifold. Our technicians tell us that revised parts are available to correct this concern.

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2008 Volkswagen Touareg Questions

the two rear doors will not open from the the inside, but open from (2 answers)

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

Should I service my transmission? (1 answer)

could you tell me where the fuel sensor reset switch is? (1 answer)

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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2008 Volkswagen Touareg Recalls

Volkswagen Recalls 2007–2009 Touareg Vehicles Due to Defective Fastening Struts

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.

Fuel Leak From Fuel Supply Line

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.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System Has No Operating Instructions In The Owners Manual

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 Volkswagen Touareg Reviews

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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