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  1. Warranty worth it for 2016 toureg...

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello All, I am new to the vw family. I just bought a 2016 vw touareg today and I have a few questions about the warranty. So the price was a pretty heft at 6500 for four years and I am now starting to think it was not worth it since doing more research has shown that people have very little...
  2. Should I inspect or sell my 2013 Treg?

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    Hello fellas, I need some honest advice in regards to whether I should keep my 2013 Treg V6 Executive (gas, in the U.S., with 76K miles) or sell it. I just spent over $1,000 to replace all 4 rotors and brake pads plus 1 bad tire pressure monitoring sensor. Now the front wheels make cracking...
  3. Need to buy many parts online, where to buy

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi friends I'm located in Costa Rica, and there's a bunch of stuff I need for my 2004 6V. What's the best place to buy parts online for my car? I know I'll have to figure the shipping, but I have to buy a bunch of stuff. Thanks so much! :nerd:
  4. Paintless Dent Removal

    Australia & New Zealand
    T3 now showing it's age with several small pin dents all around :frown2: - blame it on all the crazy people parking next to mine >:) Any experience with a DIY PDR tool or a specialist in Sydney?
  5. Alternator's Warn and Mechanic Destroyed Starter While Trying to Fix Probelm

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello out there, I've recently had difficulty with my Alternator in my Touareg - the battery/alternator notification displayed after a 25km drive and smoke began emitting from my hood. I took it in to get checked at a local auto shop, asked if they had the right tools to diagnose the problem...
  6. 2010 Touareg 3.0TDI Timing Chain Failure

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    My mechanic suspects the timing chain is broken / skipped a tooth. I'm looking at a few options.. 1) Open it myself, see what the damage is and replace whatever is necessary, pistons, valves, etc. 2) Source a new engine.. 3) Sell it. With option 1 (and 2) what parts from other diesel...
  7. Suspension problems after changing tires

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, I have a strange problem with my Touareg 06, and I'd kindly ask you to give me some advice/opinion or just share some experience. In last month I have gone to the VW repair shop 5 times and am beggining to lose my mind and also quite some money: 1. I went to change tires from snow...
  8. Power Seat Problems

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Tried searching the forums for an answer to no avail, and I am pretty new so I apologize if I missed this in another thread. Driving home about an hour ago, and I adjusted the amount of recline. When I leaned it back a little bit, the seat decided to go all the way down and now wont come back...
  9. Touareg Repair Shop in Calgary

    What is / are good repair shops in Calgary for a 2008 V8 Touareg? Thanks!
  10. Drive shaft emergency patch solution

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    This is a link that should be a sticky... it is a solution only in the event of an emergency when you get caught on the road with a carrier bearing for your drive shaft going bad and you are in a pickle to get it up and driving to get it back for a proper service and replacement. It requires...
  11. Towing with prop shaft removed

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi, I have just been hit with the dreaded prop shaft bearing problem, and luckily I have managed to find a company that will take my old propshaft, sort it out and return it. The only thing is that this is going to take a few days and the mechanic that's taking the propshaft off and putting it...
  12. Driveshaft Bearing Warranty Question

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I drive a 2008 V6 Treg and the driveshaft bearing gave out on me unexpectedly on the freeway yesterday. From these forums I've learned that this is very typical for the V6 anytime after 60,000 miles, but mine hasn't even hit 40,000. The worst part of it is, my car is no longer under warranty as...
  13. JAAWS = NJ's Touareg Specialty Shop

    Commercial Posts
    We are excited to announce that we are in the process of moving to a new, larger location in Shrewsbury, NJ. We expect to be fully operational by the 1st of June 2012 and look forward to providing you with the highest level of service and repair work at our new place of business. We...
  14. any information on recent TSBs?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    searched the forums for Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) info and all I could find were some old posts, e.g., and
  15. Best manual for Touareg --- Bentley?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello everyone, we just bought a 2010 Touareg TDI and I am looking to find a technical manual for the suv. In the past, we purchased the Bentley manual and it was decent...the paperback was much better then the cd. Do people still use Bentley as their main source for technical repairs? or is...
  16. No Audio

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I did a battery change to my Touareg and the radio was decoded,then I encoded it again and the system was updated successfully, but there wasn't audio. What I have to do?
  17. I broke my Rear hatch glass, Help Please

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Ok, so I was packing up my 05 Treg to move out of my house. I had the the rear glass window open, back out of the garage with it open and it caught the edge of the open garage door, I began to back out felt the contact and stopped right away. I pulled forward to look at it and now my hinges on...
  18. Rear passenger window won't roll up

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello, I've spent a LOT of time searching for tips on fixing a dead window. I don't yet know what the cause is but I'm going to have my mechanic look at it. I'm trying to help him out by locating some literature/pics on the process of removing the door panel. It's a 2004 Touareg... Any help...
  19. How to fix broken rear seat release latch

    General Maintenance & Repair
    In attempting to unlatch the passenger rear seat back to fold down in my 2005 V8 (after the middle belt locked tight, a common problem and lots of threads here), I snapped the rear seat release lever next to the headrest on the 60% side. I can not figure out how to get inside the rear seat to...
  20. Who's done more mileage than me??

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey Guys, Im doing an average 200km a day 5 times a week....i have an R5 2005....clocked about 171,000 in about just less than 4 years.Amazing thing is the only local agent here (where i have serviced the car all awhile) has only changed few wear & tear part every time i service my treg....Oil...