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Volkswagen Rabbit Problems

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Condensation may develop in the heater case which can cause a musty odor from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system.  Our technicians tell us the drain system should be checked for debris. In addition, a cleaner is available for the heater case.

Electrical & Lights -- mustsellsoon

driver side door switch began unlocking and locking by itself once the driver's door is open.
drivers door could not be reliable shut with the key in the car, as the door may or may not lock
itself. demontrond vw in houston texas denied complain and never addressed issue for the 3 year term
of the lease. avoid this dealership at all costs.

Volkswagen Rabbit Recalls (Recent)

Engine, December 14, 2010

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Volkswagen is recalling certain 2007–2009 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagon, Golf, and Rabbit, as well as 2006–2010 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles equipped with a 2.5L gasoline engine due to a possibly damaged fuel supply line. Under hood fasteners may chafe against the fuel supply line, resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. Dealers will perform vehicle-appropriate inspections and repairs in order to protect the fuel supply line from chafing damage.

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Volkswagen Rabbit Questions and Answers

Newtness, 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit, Mesa, AZ

What is involved in getting at the sparkplugs, i. e. what must I remove to get at them and are there any special tools required to change the plugs once I get to them?

maldito, 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit, Whittier, CA

My clutch sticks before i warm up my car in the morning. I pump it but i have to pull it up with my foot and after a few times its back to normal. It started happening recently.

ellenjoy, 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Amston, CT

Happens upon start up and comes on 2 or 3 times then it's done.

ellenjoy, 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit, Amston, CT

When the car is started it makes an odd noise, goes off then put it in reverse it does it again, put it in drive it does it again. We did remove the blower fan under the glove box but it is un-rel...

Oscare, 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit, Fort Mohave, AZ

What are the torque specifications for the bolts holding the rear trailing arm? Will I have to realign my car?

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Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

So far I am extremely satisfied with this car. Great engine, steering, breaks and transmission. The gas mileage is good given the relatively large engine (5 cylinder, 2.5L). It is very quiet on hwy and has a great sound when pushed above 3,000 rpms. Still no technical problems after 30,000 miles. The scheduled service was very cheap (around $150-200 on average) for each service interval and they were done at a VW dealership.

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