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  1. Starting problems 3.0 V6 TDI

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hello, my 2008 V6 TDI BKS have been problems recently with cold starts. It takes about 8-10 seconds since ingnitions engage for the engine to start, and when it finaly does there is a huge white smoke cloud. VCDS show me that ther was a short circuit with 2 glow plugs , so I thought that maight...
  2. R5 Touareg 'Please apply brake' fault

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi all, Longtime lurker here, but now active due to an issue with the Touareg. I'll try and be succinct: Owned my Treg for about 2 years, completely hassle free. No issues. About a month ago, 'please apply brake' appeared on the display when turning ignition. Obviously the brake was...
  3. Stealership dropped glow plug in engine

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Ok, so I took my 04 tdi in to the dealer to get the recall work done the glow plugs and they called me back and said that the mechanic broke off one of the glow plugs inside the engine. They said they had to drop the engine and remove the head to repair it (on their dime of coarse). Also they...
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