Volkswagen Repair and Maintenance
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Volkswagen ProblemsOdor from HVAC vents
A musty odor may be noted from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more due to condensation in the heater case. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.
Electrical issues that are difficult to diagnose—and sometimes intermittent—are typically due to ground wiring issues. The most troublesome ground locations are under the battery or at the engine.
An issue may develop where a window will not roll up after a short pulse down. Our technicians tell us this is a normal condition. Cycling the power door lock followed by the key switch will reset the programmer and restore proper window operation.
Volkswagen QuestionsWhy do I get a Rattling noise from transmission when i release the clutch. (1 answer)
When i release the clutch, at idle, after i drove a bit, there is rattling noise happening. It is not happening first start in the morning, nor after short distances. Its happening after a 15 minutes drive though and more and more. It goes from subtle to clear rattling. Its almost scary at some...
My abs light will come on and then my e break light will flash and it stops after about a minute but when I shut my car off it won't start back up. All my dash lights disappear the radio won't turn on its like my battery is completely gone. I took my battery out and checked it, had 12 Vol...
I just replaced the compressor, which turned out to not be the issue at all as it is still not blowing cold on the highway. Not even the dealer ship can diagnose the problem. My guess, it has a high pressure vacuum leak. But I'm just here for another opinion. The car only has 40k on it and it...
Volkswagen RecallsBrake Pedal Separates
The brake pedal pivot pin may become dislodged, resulting in the brake pedal separating from the pedal arm. Dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly clip and install a replacement clip if one is missing free of charge to resolve the concern.
A sensor under the vehicle body may have improperly assembled wire seals in its electrical connector which could allow water inside and cause a short circuit. Dealers will inspect the connector and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The vehicle air bags may not deploy as expected during an accident due to the corrosion and failure of the air bag control unit. Dealers will replace the air bag control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.