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  1. Random Charging Issue

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a 09 Treg with a 3.6L. On random occassions, usually only 5 times/year, when I start the car and drive, the voltage meter stops at 11 volts. After driving a short bit, the warnings usually come on making me aware of the low voltage issue as it starts shutting down various accessory...
  2. Starting problems

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    Hello everyone, my first time posting here as I tried everything I could think of so far I have been having a problem with my touareg for 7 months, it starts first try in the morning I drive for several hours then I turn it off,when it try to turn it on on again it cranks one or two times then...
  3. Battery Charger

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello Everyone. I have a Touareg 2004 - very happy owner. 185,000 miles and counting, including a NYC to Prudhoe Bay trip. I am having issues with the battery as I am not using the car too much these days, and car stays parked for 3/4 weeks at times. Looking for recommendations about battery...
  4. T3 battery replacement

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I replaced my battery 2 days ago. These are the steps I took. Please message me if you have questions, I am happy to help. Vehicle in this example: 2011 model year, 2010 build year, Touraeg TDI 3.0 Sport with 195,000 miles with factory battery CAUTION: if you do the work described below...
  5. Battery terminal access panel

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, I was trying to disconnect the battery in hopes of saving it since I won't be driving it for 6 months. I didn't want to mess with a tender or having someone start my car. After all the research and videos on how to replace a battery, I found a little access panel (not mentioned anywhere)...
  6. Vcds Alarm

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    Hi all New to the Treg world, just got an 05 3.0 tdi with a couple of issues. I hope someone can help me diagnose . If I lock the t1 with the remote the alarm goes off during the night and in the morning the battery is flat, no power to start. If I lock the car from the passenger internal door...
  7. Battery Drain

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    I have a 2014 LUX V6 with 24K Battery has died a few times. Latest seems to be caused by a corner light dashboard indicator staying on but not the light itself. Does the battery still need to be replaced because of total drain and charging even after light issue repaired. Turning light switch...
  8. Can I totally disconnect my battery

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello everyone! I wanted to ask about the battery. I need to change it. Can I totally disconnect the battery or do I need something to keep battery operations while the switch is made? Thank you. It a 2007 AWD 6 cilinders
  9. V10 Starting Issues

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello Fellow Treggers I've got a V10 with an irritating issue. For days it will start "On the button" but then sometimes it will let me down and I have to put the key in click it back (to the left) then the car starts well using the consumer battery, both battery's have been replaced, I...
  10. V10 Battery drains intermittently

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi - every once in a while when I come out to the car on a morning, it appears to have a flat battery. I've changed the starter battery in the boot but it is still happening. When I jump start the car using the terminals under the bonnet, it recharges and then works fine for a couple of days...
  11. 2004 V8 Won't Start - Get a Starter 'Click'

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, I've been lurking around the forum here for the last few months trying to resolve my issue, but can't seem to figure it out. It sounds similar to many issues posted and discussed, but I have had no luck the remedies previously suggested so I thought I would start my own thread. I...
  12. My Touareg is DEAD.

    General Maintenance & Repair
    2004 VW Touareg v8: Hadn't driven the Touareg in a few days. Had to manually unlock the door. Noticed the alarm system lights were not on. Dash lights did not come on... Nothing at all. Had it jumped, started up, restarted just fine. Error messages cleared upon driving just 10 feet...
  13. Shipping and battery disconnect

    General Maintenance & Repair
    (First, a BIG thanks to all who have help before and in the future...I REALLY appreciate your words of wisdom.) I am shipping my 2006 Touareg from Africa to Europe; it'll be in a container for about 8+/- weeks. Should I disconnect the battery? And if yes, is there another way to do it other...
  14. Fluctuating Voltage on 2004 V8

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a battery less than one year old from dealer. I have a new B+ battery/alternator cable less than one year old. Replacing this gave me pretty constant 13.5V. I have a 2004 V8 that was stone dead after three days of sitting at 15F. At Idle the voltage hovers around 12V, but bounces...
  15. Car doesn't start properly during the winter

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everybody, Touareg 3.0 V6 TDI 2007 I have this problem, although my battery is quite new (second battery, though, the first died after 4 years). I tried recharging my battery, although maybe that was not necessary: the meter shows 12 V when very cold, and after the engine has run for 10...
  16. 2004 V10 Battery Draining Issue

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, Being new to modern cars I took up the challenge and purchased a 2004 V10 Touareg and hgad it for about 12 days now. The day i picked it up the main battery was flat but by using the key it started first go. I test drove it a fortnight beforehand which was alright at the time. The...
  17. 2008 V8 Red Exclamation Mark Question - Photo Included

    General Maintenance & Repair
    My wife's 2008 V8 Touareg has had trouble starting lately. For example - she has driven to the store, gone in to get groceries, and then had the car not start. She had to have it jumped. This has gone on for about 2 weeks - it will start easily sometimes, then other times it needs a jump...
  18. Battery Meter

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi Treg owners I have 2003 v6 treg I have noticed my battery meter fluctuating between 12.8 till 14.2 approximately when idle and when i drive it gets stable so i checked the alternator its fine and then change the battery and still same thing happening. Please Help me its getting me crazy
  19. DONE SO MUCH STILL NO ANSWER!!!!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have seen a few different posts that have to do with the ABS "Brake Fault" and Flashing Brake Light. I have since changed the ABS speed sensors all 4 corners, have removed the ABS control module and cleaned the connections for ECU and ABS. The Speedo completely stops working when the fault...
  20. 2011 Touareg - How To Replace Key Battery

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I've searched the forum dry and i cant seem to find a how to on replacing the battery in a 2011 Touareg key. If it exists in the forum i apologize, but im not having luck searching for it. Again, im looking for help with the newer non switchblade style remote. the signal is getting really weak...
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