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  1. Interior
    My car was MOT’D in Dec and serviced in Jan, since the service was done the steering wheel has been dead. I suspect a broken clock spring, however, the airbag light isn’t on. Not one of the steering wheel controls work. Is there something else I should be checking before I bite the bullet and...
  2. General Chat
    I ordered a VW Arteon 2.0 tsi 190 DSG on 24/09/18. To cut a long story short it’s now 15/02/19 and i’m still only at stage 2 on the process “with the factory”. I’ve contacted my retailer and VW directly on numerous occasions and they still fail to give me even a rough date of delivery. As i...
  3. Polo 5 - (type 6C) 2014 - 2018
    We rarely use the aircon on our 2 year old Polo which is under a 3 year warranty, so when I noticed it wasn't working I left it in under the manufacturers warranty (or as I thought) to have it checked and refilled. The VW dealer did indeed warn me it may not be under warrranty if it needed...
  4. Passat 7 - (type 36) 2010 - 2015
    This has probably been asked somewhere else but when should I get my cambelt changed? I have a 2013 (First registered April) Passat Alltrack 2.0TDI and it's covered 81k miles. It's due a service in the next 800 miles, booked in for 18th December . Should I get my cambelt changed at this service...
  5. 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...
  6. Polo 5 - (type 6R) 2010 - 2014
    Hi everyone My polo mk5 2011 1.2 is sounding a bit sluggish just wondering if the new polo's have spark plugs like the old polo 9n? Any help would be much appreciated. Jonny
  7. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hello all :D I'm after some advice, I have just purchased a '57 Golf Plus 1.9TDI on 66,000 miles (full VWSH, and the belt was last replaced in September 2011 at 35,000 miles. After some research I've read the belt & waterpump need doing every 80,000 miles /or/ every 4 years. So going on that...
  8. Maintenance & Service
    We've got a new Golf SV on order and we're looking at VW's service & maintenance plans. Does anyone know if they're worth the money? Is it better to go for servicing only or include maintenance, too? Not sure if it makes a difference to anything, but we've already included the extended 5 year...
  9. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hi everyone I just joined the forum because I bought a Passat CC on Saturday! Nice to be here. :) My car is on 24k miles and will need a service in the next few thousand miles. It has DSG, how often should I change the oil? What other things should be done in the service? Thanks Dave
  10. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hi allI have taken to repairing my car myself as I feel like I am being thieved of my hard earnd dough from the garage. I have done a few things now but have come to a bit of a wall with the latest issue as I am strugglong to find a streight answer on the net. My VW Golf FSI 1.4 Petrol (2006)...
  11. Maintenance & Service
    Hi Could not find an answer to my question, so here it goes. Is there a website or checklist available for download where I can see what my local VW dealer will be checking when I book my car in for a Minor Service or a Major Service? Obviously, the Service Book shows a few tick boxes, but is...
  12. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    hi all i bought my golf gt tdi 05 plate in January this year and i was trying to figure out when the last service was done can anyone shine a light on this. i have the manual which states the last service was 2011 December but just wondered if i can have a look at the cars trip computer to see...
  13. Fox (type 5Z) 2005 - 2011
    Just got a couple of questions regarding the 1.2 engine, I'm going to do some general servicing but there are a few things that i'm not sure over. These are; 1) where is the pollen/cabin filter located, TBH I haven't really looked, just though that as I was posting I'd ask, I'm sure I read...
  14. Passat 5 - (type 3B) 1996 - 2005
    How you all doing can any 1 on here help? Last week took my car passat tdi 140 for 50k service. But i dont think a service was carried out. How can i tell for def if the mechanic/ sorry that would assume he had some level of motoring knowledge.. I would appreciate any advice or help and i...
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