Volkswagen GTI Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen GTI Problems

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen GTI years 2008, 2007, and 2006 are the most likely to experience problems.
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