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2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in moreno valley,ca
the worst car that i have in my life? a monney sucker, i replace new cooling fans,brake rotoors,water pump,alternator, ac compresor, gas pump,batery,new turbo, total around 2,000 dls until enough is enough? i sold the car 3...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in moreno valley
the worst car that i have in my life? a monney sucker, i replace new cooling fans,brake rotoors,water pump,alternator, ac compresor, gas pump,batery,new turbo, total around 2,000 dls until enough is enough? i sold the car 3...
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...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Thousand Palms, CA
The speedometer on my 2007 volkswagen gti is off by about 10 percent or to put things in perspective, when my speedometer is reading 90 mph, actual speed is 81-82 mph according to my garmin nav system. the car is as it left the factory with...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Fenton, MO
The speedometer on my car is inaccurate and displays a speed that is 10% faster than i am actually traveling. my local dealer applied a programming fix (tsb), but that did not correct the problem.
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...
2000 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Kirkland, WA
I have owned the 2000 gti since 10/2001. purchased the car with 13,000 miles on it from the orginal owner. currently the car has 80,000 miles. the car has only been serviced by the dealer it was purchased from campbell/nelson 24329 hwy 9...
1999 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Teaneck, NJ
Airbag malfunction. this is the 5th time the passenger side, side-air-bag attenuator on my 1999 vw gti (new gti) has needed service. first time was just after car went off warranty. vw regional agreed to pay. about 18 months later, same...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Petoskey, MI
Vehicle was running rough, pulled over and shut off engine. restarted and vehicle still idled very rough. while calling vw roadside assistance, i noticed smoke coming from under the hood. when i opened the hood i found a large amount of ...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Petoskey, MI
Vehicle was running rough, pulled over and shut off engine. restarted and vehicle still idled very rough. while calling vw roadside assistance, i noticed smoke coming from under the hood. when i opened the hood i found a large amount of ...
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Escondido, CA
Entire clutch assembly.
1999 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Pasadena, CA
I noticed that my speedometer was not properly functioning so i went to the vw dealership and they told me that i had a coolant leak and coolant migration. the coolant apparently migrated through the wiring harness to short my instrument c...
1999 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Pasadena, CA
I noticed that my speedometer was not properly functioning so i went to the vw dealership and they told me that i had a coolant leak and coolant migration. the coolant apparently migrated through the wiring harness to short my instrument c...
1999 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Pasadena, CA
I noticed that my speedometer was not properly functioning so i went to the vw dealership and they told me that i had a coolant leak and coolant migration. the coolant apparently migrated through the wiring harness to short my instrument c...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Pearl River, NY
Continental contiprocontact 225/45h 17 tires have splitting sidewalls on both front tires. the tires are slowly leaking air and going flat, one went dead and 2 weeks later the other is now flat. there are more vw gti's with this same prob...
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Garland, TX
I was traveling down a highway at 60 mph. suddenly without impact both the drivers side curtain airbag and drivers seat side airbag deployed, for no reason. what made it even more scary is that it turned off my car while coasting at highwa...
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...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in North Las Vegas, NV
There were no events leading up to this failure. car hesitated. took it to the dealership. this wa s supposedly a wide spread problem that the fuel pumps went bad in desert temperatures. new fuel pump took 4+ weeks to arrive - back or...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Estes Park, CO
Tl contact owns a 2007 volkswagen gti. while driving 65 mph, the vehicle periodically loses power, but has not shut off. the check engine light illuminated. the dealer diagnosed the vehicle as needing a new fuel sensor and fuel pump. th...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Glendale, CA
I have taken my 2007 volkswagen gti in 3 times for airbag related issues. after 3 repair attempts and replacing the entire airbag system, the airbag light still comes on at random occasions. when the light is illuminated, all airbag systems...
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Jackson Heights, NY
Tl contact owns a 2001 volkswagen gti. while driving 70 mph, the air bags deployed without warning. the vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined that the air bag module was defective. the vehicle is currently at the dealer. the cu...
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Jackson Heights, FL
Tl contact owns a 2001 volkswagen gti. while driving 70 mph, the air bags deployed without warning. the vehicle was taken to the dealer who determined that the air bag module was defective. the vehicle is currently at the dealer. the cu...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Williamsburg, VA
We purchased the vehicle just about three months ago with 146 miles on it. now has just over 2400 miles. my husband was driving in 3rd gear and went to shift into 4th, a pop sound was heard. he delayed for a moment and then went into 4th ...
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...
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Santa Maria, CA
On the morning of 27 april 2007, i started my 2001 volkswagen gti 1.8t. the vehicle was idling very rough and did not sound normal. i thought that it was because the vehicle was cold. at this point it backed out of my driveway and drove dow...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Stony Brook, NY
(1) i hit a pothole in the rain. the tire burst out the sidewall. (2) the jack failed to support the car twice despite following the vehical's owners manual. the car fell onto the awaiting spare thus crushing the fender from inside the w...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Bethlehem, PA
Ice formed in the bottom front corner of both front doors, causing the corner of the door to bend . this happened twice this winter. one after i was already in the car, and i couldn't get out without forcing the door to open, causing the co...
2002 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in New Orleans, LA
Check engine light fixed three times since new. now transmission destroyed at 33k miles without warning.
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Portland, OR
I have been enjoying my 2007 gti but there is one feature that i think is dangerous and inconvenient and request you change on future models. if the vehicle stals, i find that i must turn the key completely off before i can restart it. wh...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Richmond, VA
The mil or check engine light would come on repeatedly. each time the vehicle was taken to the dealer for the check engine light, the error code was "fuel pressure regulator." after 5 seperate trips to the dealership for the same issue, t...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Simpsonville, SC
I have a 2006 va gti new body style since i purchased the vehicle, it has been giving me problems. the airbag light has been going off. car has been at dealer for repair more then 7 times and problem is still not fixed.
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2004 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Port Washington, NY
I drive a 2004 gti 1.8t and for the past two years it has been in the shop for the following: defective hood latch, defective radio, defective alarm, window recall, defective battery, and numerous defective head lights, tail lights and brea...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in New Britain, CT
I own a 2006 vw gti (new body style). the passenger door was damaged last week when i opened the door. from what i've gathered it looks like its a design flaw or manufacturer's defect. what has happened is water froze in the lower lead ed...
2002 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Chester, NY
I was driving on the highway in my 2002 volkswagen gti when suddenly the side and curtain airbags deployed for no reason at all. i did not hit a pothole, rock, or any object of any kind. the engine then shut off but i managed to safely move...
2002 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in San Antonio, FL
Rear brake light switch failed causing all rear brake lights to fail. this caused extreme danger as it can easily cause a rear-end collision. part seems to be recognized as failure-prone since other owners also have reported failures. vw...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in North Tonawanda, NY
Vehicle: 2007 vw gti w/dsg transmission speedometer needle consisently overstates actual speed above 20 mph. the overstatement varies from 1 mph (at 30 mph) to 5-6 mph (at 65 mph). the speedometer needle also disagrees with the speed ...
2002 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Dallas, TX
As i was driving home from visiting my parents in louisiana over the holidays. i was getting onto 45/75 going north from interstate 30w here in dallas, tx. as i cross over the lanes, i hear a really loud pop. there was a large flash and the...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Middle Island, NY
Engine failure at only 800 miles.
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...
2006 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Minneapolis, MN
While commuting to work, vehicle experienced a catastrophic failure of the clutch system. this immediately immobilized my vehicle while still within heavy traffic. there were no signs of this impending failure; it happened suddenly and wit...
2007 VOLKSWAGEN GTI in Fort Mill, SC
2007 gti 2.0, package2, dsg. vehicle speedometer is not accurate. in order to travel 60 mph, the speedometer must read 65 mph. the only way to see the correct speed, is with the climatronic. hold down econ and air up buttons at same t...
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