Volkswagen GTI Repair and Maintenance
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Volkswagen GTI ProblemsEngine Oil LeaksMass Air Flow Sensor May Fail
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.
Volkswagen GTI Questionsthis is an automatic transmission 190000 miies (1 answer)
Some times skip the third gear only the third gear. Most of the time during lunch time, but if I drive on low rpm shifts fine.Also when skips the third gear the checking engine light turn on , and then after i drive the car for 20 or 25 minutes it turn of
My car shakes slight as I start to pull at 80mph at low Rpms
Volkswagen GTI RecallsBrake Power Assist Failure
The brake power assist function may fail due to failure of the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump. Dealers will repair affected vehicles free of charge (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing) to resolve the concern.
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.
The vehicle may fail to start, or stall while driving, due to a faulty fuel pump. The dealer will replace the fuel pump free of charge to resolve the concern.