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  1. 2006 4.2 Cam Shaft Sensor Faults/rough idle only

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Greetings fellow Treg owners. I combed through the pages and found similar but not as specific as what I have going on. I recently purchased my Treg knowing that it had a few problems (bad headliner, blanked out cluster display, bad AC compressor Solenoid). It had a slight miss whenever I test...
  2. 2006 Touareg V8 Ticking badly

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a 2006 Touareg V8 AXQ engine. It was in dire need of a TB replacement so I decided to take care of it, I purchased the enhanced + kit from Blauparts with everything needed. Once I got everything removed I noticed that both of the tensioner gaskets had failed and also needed to be replaced...
  3. Engine removal time (V10)

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, It's that time that any T1 V10 owner just loves, removing the engine for a minor fault. I managed to find some mechanic that wants to remove it, for 250€, the local dealer quoted around 1000€ labour-only. My problems: - exhaust leak from flex pipe on the left side(alot) and some on the...
  4. Cure my radio static - 2006 Touareg - PLEASE

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    Hi all, I have a great car. An 06 Reg with 130,000 miles. Love it. It's lit, but last month all radio reception stopped - reception had been sketchy before that on AM and FM. Sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Now all I get is all static on AM and all static on FM with faint parts of songs...
  5. Broken Camshaft?

    Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    Hmmm, Yesterday (2/23/2016) my 2006 V8 with 87,7xx miles on the clock was on the way to the dealer for 90,000 check up. After a brief stop, it started making a clicking sound when i started it. The engine had a really rough idle at a red light and the check engine light started blinking. As the...
  6. Import T1 From Japan to New Zealand

    Australia & New Zealand
    Hi, newbie here. Thank you all for your contributions to this forum, there is a wealth of knowledge here to search through - greatly appreciated. I'm interested in purchasing a Touareg in New Zealand, likely a first generation pre-facelift. I've noticed that there is a significant inventory of...
  7. New Touareg Owner - 2006 V10 TDI

    New Member Introductions
    Hello All! I'm a new Touareg owner, just purchased a silver 2006 V10 TDI yesterday and so far I am thoroughly impressed! I live in Oregon USA.
  8. For Sale: 2006 V8 Touareg - Air Susp/ Lockers

    Have had this car for almost 3 years and been very happy with it. Most fun/ satisfying car I've ever owned. But, it's not the right car for me anymore. I got it with an eye on a dual role of shuttling clients to lunches, but also for the occasional weekend trip camping with the family. But...
  9. For Sale: 2006 V10 61,000miles

    I have to part with this FANTASTIC ride..My wife wants 3rd row and I'm doing the prudent thing here. I'm only the second owner and I just had VW dealer replace both turbos at 60K. Minneapolis MN -VIN#WVGPT77L06D061182 asking 28,000 obo. Wheat beige with black leather interior. The truck is in...
  10. 2006 V6 Jack Position(s) questions

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I am inquiring where the best jack placement is for lifting my TREG for the following scenarios. Left/Right side tire rotation - lifting both the front and rear tires for rotation, front to back. Front/Rear - lifting the entire front/rear end for brake/rotor/suspension repairs Type of jack is a...
  11. 06 V6 brake pad replacement question

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello guys, The other day I tried replacing break pads but failed because I could not remove the two pins as in the picture below. When I looked up on youtube 05 model had one large pin holding the break pads but when I opened up 06 model there were two smaller pins with pointy ends. I tried...
  12. Touareg 2006

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Dear reader: I have a Touareg 3.2-liter 2006 model passenger mirror under the mirror in the far corner there is a transparent plastic beacon signal Certified as a light yellow. This plastic corner broke to me, anyone know where to get a replacement? Not a new mirror (unless it is 2nd hand)...
  13. 2006 V8 Fluid Specs

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I am sure this has been mentioned somewhere already, but I have been looking for hours and I cant find it. I will be doing full driveline fluid changes on my 2006 V8 and I need to know the fluid specifications for the Front Differential, the Rear Differential (assumed to be the same) and the...
  14. Engine Cooling Problem

    General Maintenance & Repair
    This past week my check engine light came on in my 2006 V8. I immediately checked out the light and it was a P2181 code, which if I'm not mistaken is a general engine cooling system degraded message. Coolant is topped off and water pump seems to be functioning correctly. I can feel fluid flowing...
  15. 2006 Touareg V8 Cold Heat

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a strange issue with my 06 Touareg. When I leave my house in the morning it takes about 3-4 miles and my heat is 200. With the Temp being 200 on the gauge you would think I would have heat coming out of the heater. I have dual heating controls and they move in sync. I put them at 85...
  16. 2006 Touareg V8 interior lights...settings?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Just bought my '06 Touareg V8 and shipped it to Africa from the U.S. Arrived with dead battery. Miraculously found a shop to put in a new one...all is well. But the interior lights are baffling me. How should they be set to use the least amount of battery power? How do I go about it? I've been...
  17. New Member in Ghana

    New Member Introductions
    Just joined...inspired by my (new to me) 2006 Touareg V8 arriving in a container from the States, with a dead battery (I hope that is all). Ghanaians couldn't figure out where the battery was, or even the terminal jump points under the hood (good thing I also own a BMW and know how Germans...
  18. Front Differential

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I need a [preferably] used Front Differential for a 2006 V6. I've done extensive Google searching without success. Does anyone know where I might find one?
  19. For Sale: 2006 Touareg V10 TDI for sale Offroad Grey / Kristal Grey $24000

    Well its come down to this, Im selling my new to me Touareg V10 TDI. I purchased the vehicle in October of 11'. I bought it with the hopes of being able to sell my other car a Jaguar XKR, but after 3 months I still have not been able to sell it... So up goes the Touareg considering I can no...
  20. For Sale: 2006 V10 Touareg for sale in Southern CA

    Hello, Selling my very clean 2006 V10 very loaded, with 11 mos. or 8000 miles of VW CPO warranty remaining. 72K miles. Original CA car, was female owned, and she kept it mint and babied it. I bought it from Sacramento VW as a Certified Pre-Owned car. Have owned many high end cars, this...