Volkswagen Golf Repair and Maintenance

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

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Volkswagen Golf Problems

Driver Door Electronic Switches Work Intermittently

The driver door wiring loom cracks and degrades with time due to weathering and frequent opening and closing of the door. This problem affects the normal operation of all electronic components of the door including, but not limited to:

-Electric Windows

-Electric Door Locks

-Trunk Release

-Fuel Filler Door Release


-Interior Lights Stay On at All Times

-Keyless Locks

-Power Side Mirrors


The correction for this issue is to replace the driver side door wiring harness. For security purposes, the doors can be locked with the key. The interior lights should be shut of manually, and through the multi function display in the gauge cluster to prevent battery drain.

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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Volkswagen Golf Questions

o2 codes comes and goes (1 answer)

I have my check engine light coming on, and the code is for the o2 sensor. but the light goes on and off and I can't figure out where the bad part is

how to test the EGR selenodi vacuum valve (1 answer)

po 442 small leak

after chang the fuel pump the car start but switches of as if it doesnot get pet (1 answer)

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Volkswagen Golf 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.

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.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Volkswagen Golf Reviews

I own a VW golf4.I had keeped it in garage for several years.After I installed a new battry it doesent start.Ignation seems ok but no gas in the engine.I tooked off the gas return pipe and it is dry.Car hase only 5 thousand miles so nothing wear out and last time I started it wasn't any problem wit it. May gasoline get too old i filled up several years ago or pump get plugged? Can help me som...
i bought VW Golf 6 model 2011 have a problem in Transmisson DsG 7 . and i try to repair it many timebut its not useful. It's the worst possible car chosen
hi after the temp indicator reach 90 degrees , the coolent boiling i do not why. plz advice me about what could couse that ? ........ water pump , fan speed or that is normal with this model ?

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