Volkswagen Repair and Maintenance

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

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Volkswagen Problems

Shifting/Drivability Issues Due to Throttle Body Failure

Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.

ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

High 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.

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Volkswagen Questions

this 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

Both driver and passenger airbags deployed. How much (est) to fix? (1 answer)

I am wondering if my car is totaled. It will also have some other things necessary to fix from the wreck.

why won't my engine turn over? (1 answer)

everything turns on but my engine. I tried to him I start it but still nothing... before there were no problems just minor over heating. I drove about 16 miles turned my car off and it started fine. I drove another mile turned it off to go in store and came back out and it wouldn't turn over....

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Volkswagen Recalls

Rear Door Child Locks Fail

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.

Fuel Rail Detaches From Engine And Leaks

The fuel rail may detach from the cylinder head, resulting in a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the cylinder heads free of charge to resolve the concern.

Certification Label Indicates Incorrect Rear Axle Weight Limit

The federal vehicle certification label has the incorrect rear axle weight limit listed on it, which could result in overloading the vehicle. Dealers will install a corrected label free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Volkswagen Reviews

Welp ladies and gents after reading all of the reviews I felt compelled to share. I purchased 2012 Volkswagon CC with 29k miles..,certified pre owned. Everything seemed to going well with the car until the tires started feathering and making noise. Swapped them out for another set of continental tires and the problem still existed. Finally purchased versado noir tires for this vehicle and th...
I recently purchased a 2008 GTI and could not be any happier with its performance. Decent fuel effeciency is not sacrificed by having a turbocharged engine. I can get where I need to go both quickly and economically. Of course, it is also a good-looking car, with many standard features lacking on comparable vehicles. Anyone who wants a smooth, sexy ride that is fast and fun, yet still quite uti...
I am looking to purchase a CC Sport 2012 this weekend with 90k miles on it. Am I making a mistake????

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