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  1. T3 Tailgate Leaks After Rain

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey All, I have noticed that I have a leak from my tailgate after significant rain storms. The water only leaks out after the tailgate opens fully, and will drain from the center onto your head. Has anyone seen this before? Are there any weird leak points I should be aware of for T3s? Cheers...
  2. 2009 3.6L V6 LHD water on drivers foot

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, first time posting here and I’m a complete rookie so apologies in advance. I wonder if anyone can help? I’ve got a 2009 Left Hand Drive 3.6L Touareg. Sometimes, when I turn right (sharply) water pours out of a little black plug/drain thing near the to accelerator. Any idea what this could...
  3. Looking for pics of sunroof drains

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi guys, I have tried going through search and most posts don't have working pics of the infamous sunroof drains that cause leaks. My 2012 TDI has a very significant leak in the left rear. When I pulled the D-Pillar off I could see the water running along the ceiling panel. I reached my hand...
  4. Diesel cloud from under the fuel filter

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hello Chaps. I am rebuilding the Treg after a crash, the engine is now in, and running, but after the engine has warmed up, a continous diesel smoke is pouring upwards from under the filter housing. I looked after every possible sensor and pipe there, but nothing is leaking. The generator stood...
  5. Windshield Washer Reservoir Leak - Overflow?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi All, I have a 2008 3.6L Touareg that has started leaking windshield washer fluid out of a molded hole in the fitting on the top of the reservoir (PN 7L0955453F) which I confirmed using a fiber optic camera. My question is, does anyone know what this fitting is supposed to be there for? (I...
  6. Air suspension leak help

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    Hi it is a 2011 V8 Touareg 7P0 front suspension with a small leak. I can not insert the the youtube link here, but if you type on my youtube channel : Right front suspension leak 2011 vw touareg it will show the video. I was wondering if the leak is on the upper o ring and how to repair...
  7. HELP: '04 Touareg DS Leaking Water

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey guys, In advance - I have researched this issue extensively and tried all of the tricks in the book...please don't just tell me to do research, I really need some help here and have been checking forums for 2 days. The issue - water (suspect A/C cond. drainage) sporadically poured onto my...
  8. Losing coolant, any tips?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    slowly losing coolant, been there before with my old Golf, at the end i put this aluminium dust in the coolant container, should it do this on my Touareg?, what you guys think, cause last time i replaced radiator and hoses on my Golf ant the problem stayed my my pocket was long gone, could be...
  9. MAJOR Coolant Leak- Recent Widow Needs Some Help!!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Help!! We went on a short drive yesterday for a hike and when we returned to our Touareg, there was a GIANT puddle of what appeared to be coolant. We drove it the couple miles home and when we got there discovered the location of the leak. It appears to be from a hose connecting into a...
  10. Leak

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have read the fourms about fixing the forward drain hose. Did that, didn't fix the problem. Found out that the water is missing the drain tubes and is running down the headliner, into the side walls, and then to the floor. I sealed the sunroof with 100% silicon. Water is still entering the...
  11. New member...

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, new to the club, just got my first Touareg. My vw roots run deep... I had a 55 oval window bug for many of my early years and decided to take a look at this 2005 Treg that was posted on C.L. Was thinking for the wife but fell in love with it and she wasn't sure so I bought it...
  12. Possible Exhaust leak? 2007 Treg V6

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey all, This will be my first post on here. I recently noticed a noise coming from the engine. At first I started hearing the noise from the bottom of the vehicle while the drivers door being opened. So, then I opened the hood and really heard the noise coming from the left side (exhaust side)...
  13. Alternate way to get to water drainage plugs

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everyone, we had really heavy rain yesterday. I found some drips of water on the center console when I got in my treg after the storm. I do not have a garage, and my driveway slopes down, and my treg was parked so the tailgate was on the high side of the driveway. I believe I have a very...
  14. 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...
  15. Damper roll button/switch stuck and then some

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I am testing driving, overnight, a 2005 VW Touareg, V8, and have found a few issues: 1. The damper rolling button switch, located just in front of the arm rest on the console, does not roll or move, it's as if someone glued it on the sport position. 2. when I put the shifter in Tiptronic...
  16. 06 V10 Turbo oil seepage, source?

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hi, all. Posting some pics of a new oil leak in the Turbo "area", really appreciate your thoughts about what and how to fix--and how bad. Not even enough to drop in the driveway yet. Thanks for looking/commenting!
  17. 2010 Touareg leaking from map light/compass area

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey guys..new to the forum :D. I recently picked up a 2010 Touareg with aroun 39K on the clock. Recently after some heavy rain I noticed some wetness spreading around the map lights on the headliner. I did some reading and checked to see if the drains from the sunroof were clogged...they...
  18. HELP: Leak on the engine

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, About 6 weeks ago I bought a second hand Treg 2004 2.5 TDI PD and after a couple of weeks a message saying "Insufficient Coolant" came on. I researched this a bit on the forums and eventually topped up with water as the liquid in the tank appeared clear and I didn't want to put in G12 after...
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