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Hi Everyone, I have just joined the forum as I recently purchased a 2004 V8 Touareg. Essentially I bought it because of its towing capacity and am most impressed by the comfort and features it has. Not so impressed by the fuel consumption, but I have to accept that goes with the engine size and weight of the vehicle. It has a whine in the transmission that does not sound too serious and if anyone can give me tips on that I would love to hear them. the other issue is that I need to replace the brake pads so need to be aware of all the traps especially with the air bag suspension. As I go along this journey I am sure there will be plenty of other things that need attention and I will become very familiar with my Touareg!
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Welcome to the Forum. Do not hesitate to post questions however the value of the search function can't be understated.

When you get a chance post some photos of your car.

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ACC, Front & Side Assist, Paddle Shift, Towbar & Trailer Module, Fiscon Bluetooth. Reversing Camera, Front Fog Lamps, Redarc TowPro Brake Controller, T1 Door Warning Lamps, T1 Under Seat Drawer, Alloy Skid Plate, 5ton Winch, Cayenne Front and Rear Sway Bars, Tuned by Oettinger, Retrofitted 6 Piston Brembo Front Brake Callipers, Sports Steering Wheel, TPMS (OEM), Dual Batteries
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I would immediately get that transmission looked at. That will be the difference between a good running touareg, and one that gets parted out

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Do read this so you know what to expect:

Buying a used Touareg. What to look for. - myTreg forums

Early V8 possibly needs a new timing belt, etc., as per my reply to you on myTreg forums
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Welcome....a cuz from across the ditch.

As Stuart said (after I edited his post to correct his intention ) do NOT hesitate to ask a question, and the search function is invaluable.....so is noobytoogy

2007 Touareg MY08 V6 TDI - Atacama Grey (Beige Trim) Tow Pack, RNS510, 9WZ, Tint, V10 Exhaust Tips, Bilstein Sports Shocks, King Springs

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2010 Polo 6R (Flash Red), 77TSI, 5Dr, DSG, Sportspack, MDI, RCD510, GTI grill, 9W7

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