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  1. Poll: Should defective Touareg headlights be a safety recall?

    Drivers Lounge
    https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/ There are wires that are way over 50 years old in houses that are still original. There are cars from the 1950's that are still using the original wiring harness. Insulation does not just fall off. Unless you happen to have VW Touareg headlights. >:) You...
  2. For Sale: PARTING OUT 2005 Touareg VR6 - 17z Calipers, Front End, R32 Head, Etc.

    Classifieds
    PARTING OUT 2005 Touareg VR6 - 17z Calipers, Front End, R32 Head, Great Interior Location: Harrisburg, PA (Can deliver to MD or Ship Anywhere USA) 2005 Touareg, Reed Green, Grey Leather Interior Parts are PRICED TO SELL!! - MAKE OFFERS!! $500 - Front Bumper $200 - Front Fenders (Each) $225...
  3. MOST COMPLICATED HEADLIGHT-HELP!? Also need fusebox help

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I had an odd problem where my headlight wouldn't go on until i honked my horn in the mornings (and then my horn died out).. http://www.clubtouareg.com/forums/f43/driver-side-headlight-wont-go-on-until-i-honk-the-horn-which-is-also-dying-help-226041.html One of the comments was correct and...
  4. Headlights sliding out...

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I know this isn't a normal occurrence, but I am unsure of how to fix it, beyond returning to the shop... My headlights were fogging from the inside, which on this site, I had been told was fairly normal for a 2007. So I had them fully replaced. Well...now the driver's side unit, when braking...
  5. Headlight Problem

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello Guys, I have a problem with one of my headlights(driver side). Couple days ago it started to flickering then now there is no light except flashing the headlight (when I pull the lever towards me). I just replaced the ballast but should I do extra thing after replacing it or the problem...
  6. Troubleshooting Headlights

    General Maintenance & Repair
    2004 Xenon. Bulb went out - I bought a new one put it in - didnt' work. I've scanned the car, says the low beam is out. I checked the fuses on both sides (even though its just the passenger side). I swapped bulbs passenger to driver and it's not the bulb - eg.. passenger side still out...
  7. Part # for replacement tool for removing headlights on T1 (2004 V8)?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I'm selling my beloved 2004 V8 (sob) and have lost the tool that you use to replace the headlights. I'd like to order a replacement for the new owner (that empty spot in the toolkit bugs me) but need the part #. Can't seem to find on the web. Anybody know the part # or where to order one apart...
  8. T2 Halogen to HID upgrade DONE!

    Touareg Exterior Mods
    Hi guys, I wanted to share with you one of my major upgrades that I've done to my Touareg. My 2008 V6 touareg came with standard halogen headlights, and I've always wanted to use HID bulbs. I used to run aftermarket HID kit, but that wasn't enough for me. So I went through and bought all the...
  9. For Sale: L+R T1 xenon HEADLIGHTS 2004-07 ?

    Classifieds
    Selling Left + Right headlamps for Touareg 1. These are the bi-zenon headlamps with automatic leveling (the built in motor that raises and lowers the beams when you start the car up). This sale does not include bulbs or the ballast. Both units appear to be in excellent shape, very clean with...
  10. Passenger Headlight Trouble??--Tried Everything!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Ok, So I am having issues with my passenger headlight on my 2004 Touareg. I have HID lights on it, and it went out about a month ago. My first thought was that the light was bad. So I replaced it, and it didn't work. So my next thought was that possibly the ballast went bad. SO...I bought a...
  11. Headlight issues (HID Bulbs??)

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    Hi Touaregers, I am somewhat of a newbie to the VW world. So please forgive me if I've made some mistakes. A few months ago my headlight went out. Like a moron, I was being cheap and went with a replacement bulb for O'Rielly's Auto Parts, non OEM. About 80 days after replacing the light bulb...
  12. Changing headlight bulb on 2007-era model

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey all! I had a hard time finding a good video when it came time this week to change one of my Xenon bulbs. So I figured it out and made a video...feel free to view, comment, and share! Found the OEM product on Amazon.com [Sylvania D1S High Intensity Discharge (HID) Bulb, (Pack of 1) - $51...
  13. Headlight monthly burnout

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have had a 04' v6 touareg for 8 months now and have replaced the passenger side headlight 4 times. the last time being only a month ago. been using original parts (bulb) no cheap autozone stuff. Any thoughts on something that could be causing this? i do put high millage (20k/yr) but that...
  14. For Sale: 2004+ Bi-Xeon Headlight Assembly

    Classifieds
    This HID headlight assembly was replaced by Insurance but never used. (Passenger side) The BALLAST was removed and placed in the old assembly. The unit has no HID Bulbs. Traded in Touareg. Best Offer
  15. Any T2 touareg members in or around London?

    Canada
    Hello everybody, I have been fighting with my T2 touareg for two weeks now and was wondering if I can get some advice from another T2 owner. More specifically, I am looking for a T2 touareg ower that has the Dynamic/AFS headlights. If anybody is interested in helping a poor soul, please let...
  16. 2010 Touareg -- Xenon issue

    VAG-COM
    Hey everybody, I for some reason cannot get the adaptation/factory reset for my xenon headlights to work in VCDS with my rosstech Hex+Can cable. I have ran the Xenon scan and it found some faults. I ran it again about 5 min later and got a few more. The dynamic headlights currently aim to...
  17. Broken Headlight Retaining Bracket

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I took my 04 Touareg into the VW dealership to replace a headlight bulb. They called me and said my headlight retaining bracket was broken and that I would now have to pay 450 to replace the bracket on top of replacing the light bulb. 1st question is there anyway to prove that they broke...
  18. Joey Mod...DONE!

    Touareg Exterior Mods
    This weekend I decided to tackle the cleaning of my lenses. While I had them apart I painted the housings. This isn't quite a DIY, but my experience with the project. Tools used: 1: Dremel multi tool with reinforced cut-off wheels 2.Sandpaper (Grits 220, 400, 600, 800, 1500) 3.Rubbing...
  19. T2 Touareg Xenon headlights looking right

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello everybody, we noticed that our T2 Touareg TDI highline has it's Xenon headlight bulbs aimed to the drivers side. The headlight fixture itself is properly installed and the Xenon headlight bulbs were aimed straight a few days ago but we are not sure what has happened. The touareg is on...
  20. weird headlight manual leveling issue

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I have a 2004 v8, and I have had this problem for a while and have tried figuring it out, but never have been able to. I know how to adjust the halogen lamps to go up and down. However, my left and right sides only adjust so much. My left side is higher than my right, If i lower my left side...
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