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  1. DIY Brake Controller Install for Oz 7P Tregs without factory tow preparation

    Australia & New Zealand
    This DIY is for 7P Tregs that do not have the factory tow preparation (basically all MY15 onward Oz delivered cars). Ok so I got my tow bar installed in my shiny new treg and went to plug by tekonsha prodigy into the 4 wire plug under the dash, just like my old car, only to discover that the...
  2. 2011 TDI Sport brake replacement report

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello all Getting the front pads, sensors and rotors replaced at the dealer on my 2011 TDI Sport. 150,000 miles. I am a satisfied customer as far as brake pad life. I drive around 80% highway, 15% local roads/streets and 5% trailering a 3000 pound boat+trailer with full load of fishing gear...
  3. Brake assist (abs broken)

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    I had this problem for a while (car drives normaly but the display says that there is something wrong with the brake assist). I went to the garage a while ago and they said the ABS-pump has to be replaced (cost 4500 euros + installation costs). So I wondered, is their a cheaper way to do...
  4. Parking Brake Light does not turn off unless I tap the pedal

    General Maintenance & Repair
    After I release the parking brake with the handle, the dashboard light does not turn off. If I hook my foot on the pedal and tap it forward, the light then turns off. I'm assuming the pedal is just not releasing all the way forward. Any quick/cheap fix for this? Handle problem or just a...
  5. Brake Light Help...not working!!!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have an issue of the brake lights intermittently working. They seem to work right at first but quit working as you travel. I have replaced the switch and I get no warning on the display and I can still shift. I have searched for this problem with others and read that if the third brake light...
  6. 2004 brake vacuum pipe?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I have a cracked vacuum pipe. The one that goes along the passenger side of the engine and somehow ends up going through the fire wall. VW quoted me something like $400 with labor and the pipe to repair it. Can I do this myself? Are there any guides (Yes I did a search, but maybe I missed...
  7. For Sale: 08 Touareg Brembo Brake Calipers (front and back)

    Classifieds
    Selling a complete set of Brembo calipers of a 2008 Touareg V8. They are the big 4 pot fronts. They come with the flex line but not with pads. Asking 650 obo
  8. How I found the brake controller connector

    Off-Roading & Towing
    I hope this post helps save someone the four hours I spent locating the connector. The dealer was kind enough to provide a technical bulletin that showed the location of the pre wired brake controller connector. I dropped the panel under the steering column and contorted myself into a position...
  9. Stainless Steel Pedal Set

    Stainless Steel Pedal Set

    My foot-well is now complete.
  10. For Sale: ABS module / pump

    Classifieds
    Currently on eBay item #251225873419 @$80 no reserve purchased by my V10 not sure what models it will fit P/N 7LO614111H paid $500 and had shipped from Germany new retail for $1900 if you can find one
  11. After - New Stainless Steel Brake And Accelerator Pedals

    After - New Stainless Steel Brake And Accelerator Pedals

    Think I passed my initiation. Grateful for all of my brother Treggers who prepared me for the wrestling match of my life. Soapy water definitely made a difference.
  12. Before

    Before

    Typical Driver's Side footwell prior to makeover.
  13. The Proper Form While Installing New Stainless Steel Brake And Gas Pedals

    The Proper Form While Installing New Stainless Steel Brake And Gas Pedals

    My position while attaching new stainless steel brake and gas pedals. Tools required: self-control & soapy water. Be sure to properly dispose of all expletives when finished.
  14. Aftermarket Brake upgrade, suggestions?

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    This is the second time I have to replace my brakes on my Treg. I have 100k miles on it. First time I got them replaced was at 65k miles. The last couple of years I have been towing quite a bit so this last set of pads last me 35k miles. I was looking through my old paperwork of the parts...
  15. ABS screw up

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Any helpful comments greatly apreciated: I think I did a dumb thing and did not break my Treg, but tripped a sensor in error? Basically, I drove downtown, no problems. I parked the car in a tight spot, did not like the angle the wheels left at. Tried putting key in ignition, turn to unlock, but...
  16. Electronic Parking Break will not disengage - Can't drive car

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    I've now had several times on HOT days where I get in my 2011 TReg and when I start it I get an error message (I've forgottend the exact message, but something to do with parking break, auto hold, hill assist etc.). This means now that I cannot release the electronic parking break. Which of...
  17. Tail light 2008 Touareg

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a "check back left brake light" indication on the dash. The light was out, I changed it with a 7225 bulb. The light is extremely bright (i'm assuming because it is new) compared to the others and the "check back left brake light" is still on. Is there a reset procedure for this or...
  18. ABS module wiring diagram?

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    04 V10 w/ ABS light, break workshop, no speedometer or mileage reading wile driving. Already replaced both batteries. Found a couple of odd (non factory) wire splices at ABS module connector. Anyone have a wire diagram of that connector? One splice is a yellow wire with a gold pin that ties back...
  19. ABS module problem / location?

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    2004 V10 Touareg, all if a suddent on start I get a running gear workshop and Brake workshop with a red caution to stop vehicle due to brake fault. Speedometer stays at 0 and odometer also not recording. Had a friend check with vag con and he said it could not communicate with the ABS module...
  20. Rear brake grinding

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I'm experiencing a problem that I need some help with. To begin, (idk if this is relevant or not) I went to the mountain yesterday, in the snow, used chains for about 12 miles, no problems, etc. Then today, I went to the grocery store, no problems. When I got back in the Treg after grocery...
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