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  1. Battery Drain, Kessy, and a Mystery Yellow Wire?!?! Am I losing my mind?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    To answer: "Am I losing my mind" NO, that was clearly already lost years ago when I decided to buy a T1 Touareg lol Car: 2004 Touareg V8 Air Suspension Non-Navi Owned: 2 Years Just last week I have fallen victim to the dreaded battery drain. Drive it all day, voltages are good, park it...
  2. 2004 V6: Suggested Maintenance After "Sitting"

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hello All. Any suggestions on prophylactic maintenance or system checks after the truck has been sitting in the driveway for a year? [Drive train issues; long story!] The more detail, the better:) Thanks ahead of time:)
  3. 2008 fsi v8 in new zealand

    New Member Introductions
    Just took the beast to mount ruapehu a volcano here in the north Island and back about a 600 km round trip for its first run and went great. But as I have noticed these cars have many issues so this is my current one... , the issue I have at the moment appears to be some sort of battery drain...
  4. Battery Drain - pulling kessy module/fuse?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everyone, I picked up a touareg a few weeks ago, and have since gone thru 2 batteries from the dreaded battery drain i've read about on here. it only happens when I dont drive the car for a day or two, but drains battery to the point i have to jump it. my question is: my keyless entry did...
  5. Touareg 2004 no sound on radio

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    I have searched on the forum and found similar people with this problem, but I did not find an answer which worked for me: - I have a 2004 Touareg 3.2 V6 with an RN-S2 radio - My battery died as I left the car unused for several weeks and I had to jumpstart her with help of the AA. It now works...
  6. 05' V8 Kees module

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I was told that the Kees module is bad and causing the battery to drain. All antennas and good. The issue is very intermittent and I did lose some luxuries along the way (proximity sensor, etc.) I was given a repair cost of $1K, does anyone know a way around that or where to get replacements...
  7. Starting issue

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Maybe someone can help this newbie to Treg's and the site? My current issue is with starting! Here's the symptom: Go out first thing in the morning and she starts sweet after maybe a single turnover, second and third time the same. Then I will be caught out by what seems to be a flat...
  8. New Member Introduction

    New Member Introductions
    I live in Grand Prairie, TX and bought a Treg 2004 with a V8 with about 128,000 miles. Did some routine maintenance: front and rear brakes, timing belt/chain and associated parts, water pump, new battery, tune up and oil change, installed a kenwood after market stereo unit. Shipped it out of the...
  9. A little RAIN = DEAD BATTERY ??

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Treg Noob. 06' V8. 57k mi. So, Cal. Since I've owned this car (about 1.5 months) it's lightly rained/drizzled overnight twice. Both times I awoke to a dead battery. * Never has happened during our normally dry, arid days and nights. * Unlikely battery problem; always starts even after...
  10. 2004 V8 Battery Drain Problem

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, As some of you might remember, I also have battery draining problem in my TReg. My Treg is fully loaded except the rear differential lock. I see that there are too many misterical solutions are there from alternator cable to rain sensor, An untightened ground to Kessy, etc Today...