VOLKSWAGEN GTI Comments and Complaints ID:9696 - Safety for VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Norwalk CA
This is my second seat belt assembly that has failed and triggered air bag light
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Massachusetts
Clutch went in mine too at less mileage, but finally convinced dealer to replace free of charge. The diaphragm on pressure plate failed which dealer claimed was a common wear and tear failure but the first I've experienced in 40 years of d...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Massachusetts
Car overheated due to dual fan failure. Dealer replaced ($900). Fans appear to work okay out of car. Discovered one month later battery was defective (less than one year old) and was likely the cause of fan failure. Other symptoms: rad...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Santa Fe, NM
Routine usage from adjacent seat mechanism caused wire to fail inside driver's side seat belt harness, causing air bag light to illuminate. was told by dealer that this is a common occurrence for 2-door golfs and gtis. was told that air bag...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Mcclabe, CO
Tl contact owns a 2003 volkswagen gti. the air bag warning indicator light illuminated. the dealer stated that the passenger air bag was defective because the resistance in the igniter was too high. the dealer stated that the air bag nee...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Escondido, CA
Entire clutch assembly.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Hermosa Beach, CA
(1) car engine overheated with air conditioning unit on with 35k miles (4 year old car). (2) dealer repair service technician discovered both auxilary fans (290" and 345") failed to spin at low speeds and operate only at high speeds causing...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Hermosa Beach, CA
(1) car engine overheated with air conditioning unit on with 35k miles (4 year old car). (2) dealer repair service technician discovered both auxilary fans (290" and 345") failed to spin at low speeds and operate only at high speeds causing...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Congres, NY
Tl contact owns a 2003 volkswagen gti. while driving 20 mph, the vehicle struck a pothole and the air bags deployed. the dealer stated that the failure emulated a crash and are not responsible for the repair. the contact has pictures. t...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Forest Grove, OR
Was driving the speed limit down interstate 5 in washington, adhering to the speed limit. when my passenger curtain airbag and side seat air bag deployed for no apparent reason. it is a 2003 volkswagen gti. my friend sitting in the passe...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Hollywood, FL
Brake light switch faulty.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Dallas, TX
The clutch failed on my '03 vw gti after only 48,000 miles leading to an $1,800 repair. while the vehicle was still under the manufacturers warranty, the clutch is not covered.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Oxnard, CA
I have taken my '03 gti vr6 to the dealer 3 times for the same complaint. when it is raining, there is a squealing noise coming from the passenger side of the car. dealer could not replicate the problem each time i brought the car to them...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Oxnard, CA
I have taken my '03 gti vr6 to the dealer 3 times for the same complaint. when it is raining, there is a squealing noise coming from the passenger side of the car. dealer could not replicate the problem each time i brought the car to them...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Oxnard, CA
I have taken my '03 gti vr6 to the dealer 3 times for the same complaint. when it is raining, there is a squealing noise coming from the passenger side of the car. dealer could not replicate the problem each time i brought the car to them...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Stafford, VA
Just before 8,000 miles, the clutch of my 2003 vw gti slipped and went bad. as it was still under warrenty, the dealership replaced the clutch and flywheel at no cost to me. when asked why the failure of the clutch occured, i was told t...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Burke, VA
I was making a left turn across a major highway. pulled into the lane of traffic when an oncoming car moved into my lane. i was traveling around 20 mph, and consequently slowed to approximately 10 mph. in avoiding the car i turned left a...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Absecon, NJ
I was driving at 15 mph and hit a pothole. all of a sudden my passenger side airbags deployed along with the passanger side seat airbag. there is no damage to the car what so ever. there was no reason for the airbags to deploy imagine a...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Monticello, NY
Check engine light came on intermittently. consumer took the vehicle to the dealer, and was told that the fuel injection system needed to be serviced at consumer's cost. also, consumer experienced the same problem with another vehicle ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Monticello, NY
Check engine light came on intermittently. consumer took the vehicle to the dealer, and was told that the fuel injection system needed to be serviced at consumer's cost. also, consumer experienced the same problem with another vehicle ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Sandy, UT
The clutch slowly started to slip when trying to move forward eventually the engine would rev at very high rpms with very little forward movement in the car. after much reading, this seems to be a very common problem. my car only had 26,000...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Sandy, UT
The clutch slowly started to slip when trying to move forward eventually the engine would rev at very high rpms with very little forward movement in the car. after much reading, this seems to be a very common problem. my car only had 26,000...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Indio, CA
Consumer was driving at 5 mph and struck a pot hole and side door air bags deployed. also, side window malfunctioned, and seat recliner broke.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Indio, CA
Consumer was driving at 5 mph and struck a pot hole and side door air bags deployed. also, side window malfunctioned, and seat recliner broke.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Indio, CA
Consumer was driving at 5 mph and struck a pot hole and side door air bags deployed. also, side window malfunctioned, and seat recliner broke.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Hackettstown, NJ
As i was getting into my car at night (2003 vw gti) i noticed it was very cold. i then proceeded to try to turn the car on but the starter would not give, then to no avail i noticed that the airbag sensor light would not turn off. roadsid...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Hackettstown, NJ
As i was getting into my car at night (2003 vw gti) i noticed it was very cold. i then proceeded to try to turn the car on but the starter would not give, then to no avail i noticed that the airbag sensor light would not turn off. roadsid...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Winter Springs, FL
When the 2003 volkswagen gti vr6 was in a front end collision with a suv and as a result was totaled the driver's air bag did not go off. it seems there may be more faulty aig bags out there in the 2003 year model gti's. nothing has been do...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Winter Springs, FL
When the 2003 volkswagen gti vr6 was in a front end collision with a suv and as a result was totaled the driver's air bag did not go off. it seems there may be more faulty aig bags out there in the 2003 year model gti's. nothing has been do...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Winter Springs, FL
The consumer was traveling 40 mph, but when he attempted to apply the brakes, the pedal went to the floor. the consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle and rear ended another vehicle. the driver's side air bag did not dep...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Winter Springs, FL
The consumer was traveling 40 mph, but when he attempted to apply the brakes, the pedal went to the floor. the consumer was unable to maintain control of the vehicle and rear ended another vehicle. the driver's side air bag did not dep...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Winter Springs, FL
Events leading up to failure was a front end collision, in which my car was in a front impact accident with a suv. my car is a little 2 door vw gti vr6 2003. the suv was a honda pilot. the failure was that my car was considered totaled by m...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Odessa, WA
Rear brakes lock up while driving. dealer could find no fault codes or problem. but the problem is there, they just could not replicate it. vw customer care- doesn't care.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Sunrise, FL
This is the second time my clutch assembly failed. first time at 4500 miles in december 2003. vw dealership replaced clutch. clutch assemply again became spongy and rpms increased to dangerous levels. volkswagen america refused to repair ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Princeton Junction, NJ
Hit a curb at a low rate of speed ( less than 5mph) and driver side side impact air bag deployed. only external damage to car was flat tire.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Norwalk, CT
Coolant leakage from hose on right hand side of engine compartment. this has happen a least 3 times also my check engine light has come on at least 3 times. brought vehicle to vw service they reset the engine light and told me it was the te...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in San Francisco, CA
While driving vehicle intermittently stalled/lost power, upon entering the freeway and when pressing on the accelerator pedal vehicle did not gain speed. took vehicle to the dealer. problem recurred.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Cypress, CA
I had a 2002 volkswagen jetta before this with the same problem. the doors make rattle after a couple thousand miles. i took my jetta in 20 times and no fix. got tired of it and bought an 03 gti and now i have the same problem. even if i ta...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Lascassas, TN
On my 2003 gti the canister purge valve resonates and makes a knocking noise when idelling. two dealers agree there is a knocking noise but don't offer a solution.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Oceanside, NY
2003 vr6 gti catastrophic clutch failure. everything was fine and then i completely lost all of the pressure. almost got myself killed. ii think it is the slave cylinder as i never had any problem with the clutch and this happened during...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Aventura, FL
While driving at 70 mph rpm indicator began to fluctuate, and depressing the clutch felt spongy. vehicle was taken to the dealer for a check up. by the time the vehicle arrived at the dealership the clutch was not functioning properly. ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Annapolis, MD
My clutch failed at 14,000 miles. my ignition fails regularily, the ignition coil has been recalled and now i am having problems with my catalytic converter. i have owned vw's all of my life and traded in my last vw that had 170k on an or...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Annapolis, MD
My clutch failed at 14,000 miles. my ignition fails regularily, the ignition coil has been recalled and now i am having problems with my catalytic converter. i have owned vw's all of my life and traded in my last vw that had 170k on an or...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Annapolis, MD
My clutch failed at 14,000 miles. my ignition fails regularily, the ignition coil has been recalled and now i am having problems with my catalytic converter. i have owned vw's all of my life and traded in my last vw that had 170k on an or...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Annapolis, MD
My clutch failed at 14,000 miles. my ignition fails regularily, the ignition coil has been recalled and now i am having problems with my catalytic converter. i have owned vw's all of my life and traded in my last vw that had 170k on an or...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Erie, CO
During cold weather (below 20 degrees f), the clutch gradually gets closer & closer to the floor & will not pop back up. i am not able to shift when this problem occurs - the one thing i have been able to do is reach down, pull-up the clutc...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Brentwood, CA
My vw gti 2003 20th anniversary modle has a poping noise coming from the doors every time i hit a bump in the road or go up a drive way. the dealer said that vw knows about the problem but dosent have a fix for it yeat. this noise is drivin...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Merrick, NY
2003 volkswagen gti. ignition coil failure. dealer replaced (1) of (6) coils for this vehicle. week later, another coil failed. suggest dealer replaces all coils when problem exists so customer with a (6) cylinder vehicle does not have ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Glendale, CA
Consumer rear ended another vehicle, and the air bags did not deploy.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in North Olmsted, OH
Vehicle hesitates/stalls due to ignition coil failue. dealer notified. ph.
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