Volkswagen Repair and Maintenance Costs
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Volkswagen ProblemsHigh Mileage Automatic Transmissions May Have Shifting Problems
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.
Volkswagen QuestionsEPC light is on. car runs. no throttle. (1 answer)
EPC light came on and the throttle no longer works. The o2 senser wire draged on the ground and got frayed. i'm not sure if that coused the problem or not. i replaced the gas pedal assembly and that did not fix the problem.
has anyone heard of this?
What parts EXACTLY for replacing my suspension? Does my Beetle need struts, or are they shocks, or strut shocks? What combo goes in the front and what goes in the rear? I need clarity on the exact parts/options for a suspension refresh.
Volkswagen RecallsAnti-lock Brake System, Electronic Stability Control Fails
The anti-lock braking system and electronic stability control may fail to activate when needed due to a failure of the control unit that operates the systems. Dealers will update the anti-lock brake system control module software to perform a diagnostic test, and will replace units that fail this test free of charge to resolve the concern.
Fuel may leak from the fuel tank into the evaporative emissions charcoal canister filter element, and then externally. Dealers will replace the suction pump inside the fuel tank free of charge to resolve the concern.
The child safety locks on the rear doors of the vehicle may move from a locked to unlocked position unexpectedly as a result of vehicle vibration. Dealers will inspect and replace the child locks as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.