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  1. Starting problems

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello everyone, my first time posting here as I tried everything I could think of so far I have been having a problem with my touareg for 7 months, it starts first try in the morning I drive for several hours then I turn it off,when it try to turn it on on again it cranks one or two times then...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...