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  1. 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...
  2. Car doesn't start properly during the winter

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everybody, Touareg 3.0 V6 TDI 2007 I have this problem, although my battery is quite new (second battery, though, the first died after 4 years). I tried recharging my battery, although maybe that was not necessary: the meter shows 12 V when very cold, and after the engine has run for 10...
  3. V10 starter continues to run after startup

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hi all, Sometime when I start my v10 the starter will not disengage after the engine starts (it does after 3 or 4 seconds), this not only sounds terriable but it can't be good for the starter. I've got 2 ideas, 1st the starter gear is sticking on the shaft and doesn't slide back after...
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