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  1. Polo 3 - (type 6N1 & 6N2) 1994 - 2003
    Hello, I have a 2000 Polo 6n2, recently it started misfiring, I first changed the spark plugs, still struggling, then changed the HT leads, and still the same issue. I did a compression test and got between 200-230 psi between all for cyclinders, with none being too low from one another. Taking...
  2. Tiguan 1 - (type 5N) 2008 - 2016
    I have owned this vehicle for about 3 weeks now and I have noticed some issues developing with the engine, they first started occuring last Wednesday (1st) after about 2 weeks of ownership. The following symptoms were observed: Flashing Glow plug light (intermittent) - Stalling (intermittent)...
  3. VW Engine and Gearbox
    I have a 2007 1.6 Vw golf which started having small issues a week or two ago when starting up in the morning. The issues started as noticeable, heavy but short vibrations coming from the engine which would then stop after a couple of minutes of running. Now the shuddering is constant at idol...
  4. Passat 6 - (type 3C) 2005 - 2011
    Hey guys, I've had my Passat for years now and recently it had developed a misfire on cylinder 1. It's been shaking for quite a while and the engine smells like an old bus when it's running. Along with that I get smoke from the exhaust until the cars warmed up properly. I hadn't got around to...
  5. Maintenance & Service
    Long story short - I hit a large pothole a few weeks back and my car completely cut out on me for several minutes. I panicked and called a local mechanic who came out to where I was. Magically the car just restarted but he claimed the timing belt needed done and it wasnt safe to drive. he took...
  6. VW Engine and Gearbox
    I have a 2000 2.0 Beetle 2.0. Its petrol and its automatic. I noticed that when I am driving the car cuts out. Sometimes it will start straight away and other times it can take upto 20mins for me to restart my car. I read the error codes and this is what I found. 1, oxygen sensor. B1 S1 -...
  7. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    My 2005 Golf 1.9TDI SE has been running quite erratically lately. It's as if there is dirt in the fuel system and it intermittantly causes a chugging which up to now came and went without needing to do anything. Unfortunately today while climbing a hill it conked out during a gear change and...
  8. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    I bought the car with the engine misfiring (had 68k miles on it, and timing chain changed), only at the time I didn't know jack about it, so thought its normal. Later on got a bit more knowledgeable and knew what I was dealing with. I drive the car for one whole year and 10k miles with the...
  9. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hi guys, I was driving my 2012 CC (2.0 Turbo), yesterday for two hours, until my car started suddenly acting weird. The engine started shaking and I almost lost power. I left it in the garage overnight, and the next morning I took it to auto zone to check for codes. One of the codes is P2271...
  10. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    I have bought 2013 Golf 1.2 TSI a month back. I bought it from a private seller but since I bought we couldnt use it due to an international trip. Now after a month parking on I am having misfire issue with this car and Engine light start flashing with EPC on dashboard. I took it to a local...
  11. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    This is probably impossible to diagnose from my descriptions but have a look and see if any of you whizzes can point me in the right direction. My 2007 Golf Match 1.9 TDI conked out on the way to work the other week. Engine Management Light came on along with the 'Drive to Workshop' message...
  12. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hello everyone, Got an odd issue with the Polo 2004 1.2 3 cylinder. Scanning error codes a Misfire in Cylinder 1 showed up and upon doing measurement readings on VCDS I saw Cylinder 1 is misfiring but not on every compression. Seems to be like every 2nd or 3rd stroke there is a misfire as...
  13. Polo 4 - (type 9N1 & 9N3) 2002 - 2009
    Greetings all. I hope you're all well. My name is Alex, as you may have guessed, and I own a 2002 Polo 9N 1.2l 3 cylinder petrol. Bought back in June last year, just coming up to a year and it's starting to give me grief... now almost at 60k miles and few issues only track rod ends, a leaky...
  14. Maintenance & Service
    Hey If anyone could help me or point me in the direction of a video to help me get at these spark plugs it would be much appreciated. My golf is mis firing and not sparking properly i can get to two of the plugs but i have no idea how to get to the two that aren't exposed. It currently feel...
  15. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hey everyone, I've recently joined the VAGS group after many years of wanting a MK4 Golf. I'm hoping to stick around once I get to a good enough base car for my forever golf. At the moment, I really need help with my current golf. I recently bought it about a month ago and it has gotten worse...
  16. VW Engine and Gearbox
    My golf cl mk3 1.8 stock has started idling between 700 - 900rpm and fluctuates, when idling it misfires and only at idle, the whole car judders when stopped in traffic. This has only recently started happening and when warm the lumpiness becomes more apparent. I have checked and cleaned...
  17. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hi , I wonder if anyone can help. I recently purchased a golf gt tsi 2007 and it starting misfiring. I replaced the plugs and coils and it worked beautifully , the car was fast and responsive. However it started degrading , the car started getting slower and slower until it misfired again, i...
  18. Polo 5 - (type 6R) 2010 - 2014
    Hello everyone, new to this so please bare with me, I have a VW Polo 2010 1.2 3 cylinder at 62,000 miles, and as of late it has started misfiring. About 2 months it started doing it but not so much, I called the rac out and they said the coil in cylinder 1 needs replacing. So I booked it into...
  19. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hello everyone, new to this so please bare with me, I have a VW Polo 2010 1.2 3 cylinder at 62,000 miles, and as of late it has started misfiring. About 2 months it started doing it but not so much, I called the rac out and they said the coil in cylinder 1 needs replacing. So I booked it into...
  20. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hey guys! I'll start by saying I have a 2003 Golf 1.6 16v, engine code is BCB! I've been having an issue with my golf for just just under a year(The previous owner was aware of the fault but it seems like it has developed since I have owned the car), just wondering if anyone has known any...
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