Volkswagen Repair and Maintenance

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

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Volkswagen Problems

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.

Power Window May Fail Due to Window Regulator

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

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.

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Volkswagen Questions

What does a tuneup include? (1 answer)

I was told tuneup varied from car to car. My mechanic suggested I google what my beetle would need for a tuneup.

I just replace the thing that sits on top of the battery and now my anti theft i (1 answer)

Call Miamisburg is stuck on on the dash it shows a car with the key inside and it flashes at me how do I get this to disable the locking the doors 3 times and a lot of them is not disabling it and my remote pad is not working properly could that be the root of all evil itself

Is this the same engine 2.5L as the 2.5L in the Rialta? (1 answer)

I need to replace the thermostat in the 1995 Volkswagen Rialta 2.5 liter engine. Will it be the same as the 1995 2.5L Eurovan?

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Volkswagen Recalls

Fuel Leaks Into And Out From Evaporative Emissions System

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.

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.

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Volkswagen Reviews

Excellent car, just passed 100,000 miles in its 10th year. This manual diesel engine is just getting started. Consistently delivers 45-50 miles to the gallon and 550-600 miles to a tank.
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...

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