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  1. Gearbox display in dashboard missing

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hi, New on this forum and new driver of a Touareg V6 TDI of 2008 of 137 000 km. I recently discovered that the gearbox mode D1,D2, ... is not mentioned on the dashboard. In fact at start everything is ok for all displays P-R-N-D-S. If I shift to D I see D1 on the board but it disappears quickly...
  2. Gear Shifting problem, Changing to Trip tonic automatically

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Gear Shifting problems, I have an '06 V6 T'reg with 130K miles. Recently the shifter / trans may be experiencing some issues. When putting the trans into D the dash indicator goes into 6 5 4 3 2 1, I can't get the transmission to change gears manually and the rpm's will almost goes over 5k/6k...
  3. 2005 V6 kicks when gear shifts

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hi all, I have a 2005 V6 Treg at 215000 Kms. Because sounds creepy and over expensive to me, I needed your kind help from here, before I go to dealer. At first, it all started with hard shifting from 6th to 5th gear. Irregularly, when driving over 100km/h at 6th, and after to slow down under...

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hello, I just went over 106,000 miles on my '08 TDI and until now, I have only had to repair the suspension and the warranty covered that. Tonight, when I hit 75 MPH a hard rattling sound, like metal coming loose and banging around, started coming from what I thought was the gear box. Have...
  5. V10 power steering issue at idle

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hi all I recently had a replacement gearbox fitted to my 2004 Touareg V10 TDI by Ideal Engines in Barking (not recommended, BTW) and now I have no power assisted steering at idle. Seaspray Motors in Uxbridge (thoroughly recommended)added some PAS cleaning fluid during the service, but I have a...
  6. Shifting issues

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Hi! I have a 2011 3.0 TDI V6 and I'm think there are some shifting issues with my transmission. I have the 8-speed transmission and I wonder if others have the same issues: When accelerating very slowly the first shift from D1-D2 will be around 1600 rpm. The second shift from D2-D3 will...

    General Maintenance & Repair
    hi was wondering if anybody knows the price for a recondishoned automatic gear box???????
  8. Whine from diff or similar

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Not being mechanically minded I hope I can illustrate my issue clearly without sounding really stoopid! When I accelerate, a deep whine from below the vehicle increases. When I am not accelerating, the sound isn't evident. It isn't from the engine and sounds like is from the bottom of vehicle...
  9. Loud noise while moving forward slowly

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi there, I have a 2008 V6 Touareg with 30k miles. I have noticed a noise that sounds as if an emergency brake would be left on when moving forward at slow speeds. I know there is no emergency break in the Touareg so I can only guess that is it has to do with breaks. But something tells me it...
  10. Gear selection problem

    General Maintenance & Repair
    HI.Hope you are well I have a 2005 Touareg R5 2.5 diesel Just came back from 4000km trip Next morning at my house , I start the car Green footbrake light come on on dashboard then quickly went off again Can not switch to LOW range cos vehicle does not recognise what gear I am in Also in the...
  11. Only had her 5 days... it's complicated

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi Guys Really glad I found this club. I think I'm gonna need some help. My wife and I are Brits living in Dubai, and have been 'Treg' fans for years. After a year of looking, we finally bought one privately - a US Spec 2005 V8, all the trimmings. It looks like being the worst decision of...
  12. 6 speed auto box squawk

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I',m getting a "squawk" sound at low revs, on lifting the throttle around 3rd gear. wondering if this is my torque converter. have heard talk of incorrect fluid being the cause of squawking in other cars, notably saabs and jags. apparantly there are additives which can cure this problem. any...