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  1. Running Gear Error (Air Suspension) ‘Failure’

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    This is for a 2016 V6 7P Touareg with air adjustable suspension in Australia. A few months ago I was in a regional town when I got a dashboard warning that said “Stop! Error: running gear” with a red light symbol. The manual says to take it directly to a dealer, who was fortunately only 1km...
  2. Could these all be symptoms of the alternator cable?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    OK, I just joined the forum this morning. We're a long-time VW family, but making our first foray into Touareg. We found a 2005 V8 for a GREAT price, but she needs some help. Just got it home Saturday, but here's what I know so far: 1. When we start the car, we get the "System Fault -...
  3. 01217 Airbag Fault-Wire Help

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello, I have a 2005 V6 3.2 Touareg, and the airbag warning light is ON. I have it checked it and the code is 01217 which is Driver side airbag fault- upper limit exceeded. I am trying to fix it by myself with repairing the harness which is recommended by many users in here. My question is that...
  4. Touareg V8 2008 Engine Fault Codes - Help!

    Hi guys, I'm in Brazil and I've scanned my 08 Touareg V8 and here the Engine Scan.. I would like some info about P0016 P0017 P0018 P0019 errors. Thanks for your help ---------------------------------- Tuesday,01,September,2015,22:00:43:62939 Chassis Type: 7L (6N0) Scan: 01 02 03 05 06 08...
  5. Running Gear Fault

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    I am now part of the 'Running Gear Fault' club...... I have a good look around the net and have found that this issue comes up a lot, but there are not to many solutions out there (without taking it to a dealer and $2k later anyways....). Here's where I'm at: Car: Aussie RHD 08' V6 TDI with...
  6. Just scanned new car - 1 fault found

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi all, just upgraded my trusty 2004 v8 which served me well for nearly 6 years to a 2011 v6 gasser. Gonna miss the v8 but loving the new T3 Just ran a full vcds scan and pretty happy that it came out all clear with only one fault on the back-up camera. Camera seems to be working ok but is...
  7. Door open sensor fault

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Wonder if someone can help me. I have a passenger door sensor that remains open - when door is closed. This actually has a big impact - 1. one that annoying chime as it thinks the door is open 2. When car is off and parked, the internal and trim lights remain on. 3. Alarm engagement - as it...
  8. Can i use VAG-Com to disable door sensor

    Wonder if someone can help me. I have a passenger door sensor that remains open - when door is closed. This actually has a big impact - 1. one that annoying chime as it thinks the door is open 2. When car is off and parked, the internal and trim lights remain on. 3. Alarm engagement - as it...
  9. "ABS Stop Vehicle Fault" No Answers need help

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello Guys I have seen quite a few posts on what this may be and what might be causing this. Here is a list of things I have done so far with no Luck: - New ABS Speed Sensors all 4 corners - New Battery - Cleaned all connections from ECU and Abs Module (ABS works) - Checked Grounds all seem to...
  10. Weird warning when starting car

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a 2005 V8 Touareg that seems to have lots of little quirks, many which have been solved with advice from this forum. I have another little quirk it has decided to start doing: every time I start the car now it ask to "Move Selector Lever to P"... yes I already have the car in Park, so I...

    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...
  12. For Sale: ABS module / pump

    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
  13. Changing from Air to Spring suspension.

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2003 V10 Diesel, and in the UK they all came with Air suspension as standard. I love it, and it is a fantastic tow car. I have now got a signifinact fault, yet to be fully diagnosed, in the suspension. At its current age and value, it does not make sense to spend a fortune chasing down...
  14. Air Bag Fault = Replace Passenger Seat

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have a 2005 V8 with about 78,000 miles. Last week the air bag fault light went on and has remained illuminated for about a week. I took it over to my local VW dealer (I'm not totally sold on them, but they have a nice waiting room) and for $127 they scanned the computer to come up with code...
  15. Drive / Prof Shaft problem - cheaper solution!!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, First of all sorry if i'm preaching to the converted and this is posted somewhere else on the forum. I too have had the dreaded driveshaft helicopter noises coming from the armrest. Took the car to my local VW dealer (i had no intention to use them but wanted to see what was wrong as...
  16. Trouble Code P1456 EGT Limit - 2006 V10

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Today, the V10 threw a MIL. Bless my wife who called me to ask what the light was and if she needed to pull over and shut her down. The readout from the VCDS follows. Anyone have any idea if the EGT sensors are possible to access with the engine in? So far, the fault count is "1", so this could...

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    Does anyone know if this vag com is any good? nandtek USB KKL VAG-COM 409.1 USB KKL VAG-COM 409.1 It is selling for $29.99 with USB to parallel (of some sort) and CD with software. I need to clear an "airbag fault" caused by moving my seat... to see if it was just a temporary glitch after a...