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  1. Golf 7 (type 5G) 2012 - 17
    Owned my car for 6 years and the stop start has always been the same. When it stops it’s about 10/15 mins before it starts again automatically without me pressing the clutch. This last week as soon as it stops and I take my foot off the clutch it starts again. The interior lights are playing up...
  2. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hello there, I have an 2000 Golf S Estate 1.6 Auto. I had a problem with my brake lights sticking on a couple of years ago. I replaced the brake light switch and I thought I'd solved the problem. My brake lights now work as normal, as long as the headlamps are not in use. When I switch the...
  3. Caddy 4 (type 2C) 8/2010 > 06/2015
    Hi all This is my first post on the forums. I recently bought a 2013 Caddy 1.6 When wiring a light to the rear roof light the fuse was blown. I replaced the fuse but now I have no power on the dashboard when I turn my key as normal. I have checked all other fuses and they seem fine...
  4. Passat 8 (type 3G) 05/2015>
    Recently my 2011 Passat Estate has been giving me light warnings saying registration bulb needs attention, I check the bulb and it is out, but after driving off again then the warning light on dash goes out and bulb comes on again. This also happened to the drivers side dipped beam last month...
  5. VW Exterior & Appearance
    Hello all!! long time reader first time poster. i bought a 2008 Passat CC 4Motion 3.6 FSI in July last year. Fanastic piece of kit!! i'm having and issue with the coming home lights. I had a VW Golf MK5 GT TDI before and when i left the car the lights would stay on and turn off...
  6. Interior
    Hi all. First post, i am limited in my car knowledge so bear with me please 2005 Golf Plus 1.6 TDI. Bought March last year, have had some issues with central locking electrics failing (replaced door lock motors on two doors), but in the last three months had issues with my passenger side...
  7. Interior
    I have a 2015 mk7 golf gti and was wondering, on each door there is a silver strip just above the door handle but the red LED within that strip only works on the drivers door I’ve taken it to a garage and they half heartedly think it should only work on the drivers, are they right?
  8. Fox (type 5Z) 2005 - 2011
    Reversing lights permanently on. Where is the switch? What are the cable colours? Is it under the gear knob but above the heatshield above the exhaust?? At the cable end on the gearbox near the battery? Or???? And how best to get access please. Thanks
  9. Polo 5 - (type 6R) 2010 - 2014
    Hello all! I'm having an annoying problem with my car lights and was wondering wether anyone could help me? The problem started with my rear lights. I would have a bulb come up on my dash every now and again but decided to ignore it. It has now become every day that this light is coming on. I...
  10. New Beetle (type 1C, 9C & 1Y) 1997 - 2011
    Hi I have some 12v led lights and a fuse and would like to know which fuse in the fuse box is live when ignition on ....or how easy is it to wire it to ignition on wiring, I want them on when car starts Thanks for reading and any help you have
  11. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    Electrical / Running Problems (exhaust light, c. locking, flat battery, lights etc) Hello guys and girls, I have gained a catalogue of electrical problems in the last 20k miles (now 90k on the clock) of my mk5 1.6 FSI SE spec'd golf on a 54 plate. Perhaps some if not all are linked. I'm...
  12. General Chat
    Hi, l was wondering if anyone can help with a none vw related issue, l am adding spotlights to my 2008 volvo fh13 (articulated lorry!) And was wiring these via a 24v 4 pin 20A relay. This is what l've done so far: 30 - power in from 24v battery with inline 15A fuse 85 - Ground 86 - Switch (...
  13. Passat 6 - (type 3C) 2005 - 2011
    Hi guys, I'm really hoping you can help as I'm tearing my hair out here. I bought my 06 plate Passat about 11 months ago and since about a month after I bought it I have had an issue with the drivers side headlight which no-one seems to be able to figure out. The MOT is now due, so it has gone...
  14. Polo 4 - (type 9N1 & 9N3) 2002 - 2009
    I bought a 2010 1.6 TDi Polo a few weeks ago and have noticed a couple of things! first of all when my headlights are on it does not show on my dash where as the full deam does show, is this normal? as well as this my daytime running lights seem to be full headlights all the time, can this be...
  15. Golf 7 (type 5G) 2012 - 17
    Before I start playing around with a new GTI, hopefully someone can help me. I am taking my Golf to Germany, permanently, and need to swap the rear flog light from the right hand side to the left. A VW garage (who won't be mentioned) tutted, hummed, eeered and aaared and then quoted me £495...
  16. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Afternoon, Apologies if i have posted this in the wrong place, but im new to all this, looking for some light to shed on an ever increasing frustration. Puchased a 2009 Golf 1.4 TSI last Friday. After driving all of 200 miles home, Wednesday morning arrives, within first 2 miles, i get a beep...
  17. Sharan 2 (type 7N) 2011>
    Hello, I have a 58 Reg plate VW Sharan, and I intend to install two things: 1: I am looking for a pictorial to install the reverse sensors. Specially the part of running cables from the bumper to the reverse light. 2: Where exactly the DRLs can be installed in the front bumper? What size? thanks
  18. New Beetle (type 1C, 9C & 1Y) 1997 - 2011
    Hi All I have a 2001 AYD 1600 Beetle. The problem is the driver'sdoor warning light does not illuminate when opened, although the passenger oneworks fine. I have checked the bulb and the diode and everything checks out ok.The only other lights that do not work are the glove compartment and...
  19. Golf 7 (type 5G) 2012 - 17
    Hi, Wondering if any of you lovely people can help me out here ... I have a 2005 1.4 FSI S Golf MK5 The car was running fine, left parked for about 5 days ... When trying to start the car I have no ignition lights / warning lights on my instrument panel, the car turns over and then...
  20. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi I have a 2003 Golf GTI. Left hand drive in Spain. The left hand xenon headlight has stopped working. To replace it I am looking at 500 euros for a new headlight. I cant find any UK sites that stock it, I guess because it is a part number for a left hand drive? (Bosch 1307022324, previously...
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