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  1. Long-term car storing. Should I worry about anything?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I'm traveling and I'll be gone for about 5 months. I live in an apartment and I don't feel comfortable leaving my car in the parking lot for 5 months, especially during the summer in the sun and heat outside. So I'm keeping it in a garage in a storage facility. It won't be started at all in...
  2. What to buy.. T1 V8 vs T2 V8

    Touareg Reviews
    I need input from you guys on this. I am deciding on buying a 04-06 T1 V8 or 2008 T2 V8. Which one is better? Which one would you guys buy? Which one looks better too in your opinion. Thank You!
  3. opinions on windshield replacement - part 2

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I need to replace the windshield on my 2005 Touareg v8. After calling a few places, I was told that Guardian and Saint Gobain Sekurit are not available anymore. My only options are Crinamex from a dealer or Pilkington. I know people complained about pilkington's vertical distortions, cheaply...
  4. opinions on windshield replacement

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I need to replace my windshield on my 2005 touareg v8 for the first time and would like to get your opinion. I have the following options : $280.31 for FYG. $315.39 for Pilkington or ( quoted by Precision Auto Glass in Denver, CO ) $873.10 from a vw dealer. Any recommendations?
  5. 2005 TOUAREG CODE P0430 and rear trunk door not opening

    General Maintenance & Repair
    HI all, Recently I had to replace failed center bearing. To make story short, I had worked on the driveshaft for 4 months. Car was on jacks the whole time. I made a mistake taking it all apart and trying an amateurs approach at fixing the shaft. Anyway, finally decided to get refurbished shaft...
  6. Touareg 7L check lights warning

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everybody, After exhaust workshop error, now I get this one: Check Lights! Then yes, I did check all lights and have found nothing. But untill seeing tipsy lights switch nob LED. And a minute after LED was literally dead. Because the new complete switch costs at least 45 EUR, my option...

    Off-Roading & Towing
    TO ALL: It seems I am having an issue, others have had a similar issue but I cannot find the results. It starts on a beautiful afternoon when I found a OEM trailer hitch from a 2005 V8 Touareg, the same vehicle as mine. This included the Factory Wiring harness and the controller. I was able to...
  8. Help!!!!!

    New Member Introductions
    Have a 2005 VW Treg V8 and a random problem. Sometimes - not all the time - when I park the vehicle it says " Put the selector switch in P position" and wouldn't release the key. Sometimes it takes 2 minutes, sometimes 10, something clicks in there and the key gets released. My mechanic changed...
  9. 2005 V6 timing belt issues $6000 bill

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I have had my Touareg since it was new. Just turned 72000 and making the last payment next month. For the past two months I have had an intermittent problem. Cold start with rough idle. Next time I start it runs fine. Went to dealer and they asked if the check engine light was lit and it was...