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  1. Valve Body variants?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, I've been battling some issues with my valve body over the last few weeks. I had the common 2-3 "clunk" but only when under heavy load and usually up significant inclines. I ordered a reman from a shop in Florida. Once I put it in, I it was shifting great when cold, but as soon as...
  2. 2004 4.2l MASSIVE oil leak on drivers side of engine

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    So after some troubleshooting I determined that my PCV valve was bad after being replaced twice. Got a fresh valve installed and noticed that my coolant was below the minimum mark. Took a drive to the local gas station to get some distilled water to mix with some G12 and upon my arrival home...
  3. 2004 v8 fuel pump change

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Took out fuel pumps now the center hose of the fuel pump keeps the fuel filter housing from being able to go back in place , the center pump hose is short and kinks real bad pushing up the filter housing, why? What is wrong ?
  4. UPDATE: GONE - Driving Parts Vehicle - 2004 V10 187k mi.

    After going down too many dead end road before getting a final verdict (bad rings and/or cylinder wall in the #10 cylinder) I'm trying to sell what should have been an awesome vehicle. So disappointed it's turned out this way - sitting mockingly in the garage for longer than I ever drive it...
  5. Touareg V10 Tdi Reliability

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello All, Have been on the hunt for a V10tdi, however I read a lot about them and got scared a bit to be honest. I have read that for most of the time you need to take out the engine.... is this true? can someone list me what needs to go wrong to take out the engine? turbos? pumps? starter...
  6. For Sale: NEAR FREE - Selling 2004 V6 in Boston FOR PARTS

    Hello, My car is a 2004 V6 (last 5 of VIN: 24970). It cannot pass MA state inspection because it needs a dreaded flex-pipe repair (estimates are $1700-2300). It has 140K miles. It is time for this car to go to car heaven. I am the second owner, but I have owned it since 9K miles, since...
  7. 2004 Touareg V6 in Boston

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, My name is MJ and it's the end of my lil Touareg's life...2004 V6, silver blue, 140K miles. Looking for advice on how to sell it. It cannot pass inspection in MA because it needs a dreaded flex-pipe repair. Any an all advice welcome! Thank you!
  8. 2004 V10 No Start & Brain Dead

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello all, Looking for some assistance and advice regarding a non-starting and brain dead 2004 V10 (I've already read every existing thread related to this issue from start to finish). The symptoms began as intermittent non-starting: with key on only some of the dash would come to life (not...
  9. For Sale: 2004 Touareg V10 - $8900 OBO

    Selling my 2004 Volkswagen Touareg TDI V10 Diesel. I'm the second owner. I've had it since 2011. It's an awesome car, and I'm going to miss it, but we have too many in our stable right now. It is 12 years old, and showing its age, but still is a blast to drive. With some mostly cosmetic TLC, it...
  10. Need to buy many parts online, where to buy

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi friends I'm located in Costa Rica, and there's a bunch of stuff I need for my 2004 6V. What's the best place to buy parts online for my car? I know I'll have to figure the shipping, but I have to buy a bunch of stuff. Thanks so much! :nerd:
  11. Assembling new transmission for my 04 V6 T-reg

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    hi all, recently i have broken my transmission, it was driven 200km without oil and most of connectors to the transmission was melted. Local service workshops guys are telling me that it has to be replace as whole. I am ok with replacing the transmission as whole, but one of the dealers...
  12. New to Touareg - Help with Mtc. Record Entries

    Drivers Lounge
    Hi all- I'm new here and I'm looking at a 2004 VW Touareg V6 with 97K. I understand the V6 doesn't need a timing belt- it's a chain so hopefully we're all good there. I got a copy of the maintenance history from the CarFax and there were a couple things which threw me off. The car is super...
  13. 04 V10 Owners: What version is your transmission software?

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    I've seen references to updated software for the transmission computer on the early T1s. Having an 04 V10 I would assume there were some updates at some point. However, from what I see in VCDS none has ever been done on ours. Here's what the "Advanced ID" shows: If you have an 04 V10 I'd be...
  14. For Sale: 2004 V8 Reed Green/ Grey, Michigan

    I sprung on a '11 Treg- so must part with the '04. Very well maintained vehicle and it shows- The timing belt job was completed around 82k and the tires are about 2 months old. The prop/ drive-shaft is new as is the center stepper motor. Also, for the right offer- there's some extras like an...
  15. 2004 vs 2016 off-road???

    Off-Roading & Towing
    I bought a 2004 new and have loved it both on and off road. V6, air suspension, locking rear diff, Bridgestone Revo 265/65 fairly big off-road tires, only 97k miles, excellent condition. I do use it on pretty serious 4X4 roads a couple of times a year but love being able to go where no other...
  16. 2004/2005 Touareg Wanted (V6 or V8)

    Drivers Lounge
    Hey All I am looking for a 2004/2005 Touareg (V6 or V8 but pref V8) in the Central Texas area. It will be my every day car and also for road trips and tours so it's needs to be in good condition Please get in touch if you know of someone who is selling theirs
  17. Touareg Computer Lights Fade Off

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, The light of my Onboard Computer (trip computer) of My 2004 Touareg is fading off. In daylight I CAN´T even see it. At night I can. Could you please help me? Thanks!! Nic
  18. For Sale: 18" Touareg wheels w/ Michelin tires

    This set of four OEM VW Touareg wheels comes with all four Michelin Latitude Tour HP tires 255/55/18 along with the original TPMS sensors all installed (these OEM sensors can be very expensive). Also comes with center caps. They came of my V10 TDI. Lug patter is 5x130. Diameter is 8" Offset is...
  19. For Sale: 2004 Instrument Panel Center Outlet w/ 2 vents

    Front panel has 2 vent outlets plus storage compartments. Great Used Condition, minor blemish near bottom of equipment. See pics for reference. VW Parts sells new for $595 (I think it's Part# 22?) Asking $100 plus shipping from Sacramento, CA
  20. For Sale: Owner's Manual (for 2004) $40

    Owner's Manual, came with 2004 Touareg Good Used Condition Asking $40 including shipping from Sacramento, CA to 48 continuous United States