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  1. Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    Hi all, I have a portable lithium battery and would like to have it charged while driving, so I can use it later. Couldn't find anything. Does anyone know what is the solution? Can the alternator chrge it or the voltage difference won't allow it. Do I need a dc to dc charger and if yes, whats...
  2. Australia & New Zealand
    Hi All, I am installing an Anderson Plug on my Touareg for powering the caravan fridge. I have read the following post which is very informative, I just have a couple of questions: Fridge and Battery (Lithium) Install + Anderson Plug Wiring | Club Touareg Forum 1. Is it better to connect to...
  3. General Maintenance & Repair
    Dear folks i have a 2015 TDI executive. Since it was parked for a couple of years due to the diesel scandal, I assume ( but would have to check with the dealer) that it had a new battery when I bought it from the dealer with 16000 miles on it. Now I have 58000 miles on it. My Car never had a...
  4. General Maintenance & Repair
    2011 3.0 diesel, engine code: CRCA. Yesterday i parked my car and had no problem with it at all. Shut the car off, locked it and that's all. Today i couldn't open the car with the remote key and it had the ignition on without me touching it and can't turn the ignition off. The car doesn't react...
  5. General Maintenance & Repair
    Following an old post: Consumer Electronics... Here is my question: I got the "Consumer electronics turned off". I have a new battery but have a kessy problem I haven’t addressed yet. In the meantime, I have a switch attached to the fuse to “turn off” the kessy drain. However, when I come out...
  6. General Maintenance & Repair
    Good evening all, i hope you are all keeping well. Sending this post as my local VW service dept. has no idea on the faults and why they are happening, so going to ask you guys and girls if you have come across any of these and maybe what the problem is. 1/ Roughly every month i am getting the...
  7. General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi all. Not too sure how to interpret battery specs. Will a Century DIN85LMF fit in a 2008 7L 3.0 TDi, or must it be DIN95? The DIN85LMF is 353mm (L) x 175mm (W) x 190mm (H) x 190mm (TH), which I believe would physically fit. It's 760CCA, so matches the original. Thanks.
  8. 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...
  9. General Maintenance & Repair
    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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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)...
  13. VAG-COM
    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...
  14. General Maintenance & Repair
    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...
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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