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  1. Cam Adjustment Solinoids-solved

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have had ongoing issues with codes that related to ignition coils. VW said problem was wrong oil and all short trips. Changed coils, flushed engine, used 5W-40 synthetic but no fixes lasted. VW said a rebuild would correct problem. Finally they agreed to pay 80% although out of warranty. I had...
  2. 2004 V8, 66k miles - new engine needed?!?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Anyone encountered a dealer mechanic telling you need a new engine for your Touareg? We are having a hard time swallowing the news. Here's the whole long story, would LOVE feedback: Ours has 66k miles, and we have treated it well. Check engine light came on Christmas Eve day (Murphy's Law)...
  3. Oil Change Leads to Disappointing Discovery

    General Maintenance & Repair
    The title of this thread really doesn't describe how I felt when I discovered the condition of the filter in my first oil change. I posted a few pictures of just how bad it was in the oil change thread. In keeping with the rules of the DIY forum, I realized after I posted it would be more...
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