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  1. V10 intermittent rough start

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hello again. I seem to have another problem surfacing lately. The engine when starting up, mostly when cold, but sometimes when warmish also, starts what feels like 5 or 7 cylinders, then it grinds its way up one by one, and about a minute or two later all is well. I had two dead injector unit...
  2. 2014 TDI looking to purchase. Crazy story!

    New Member Introductions
    New member here, what a great site! So I'm a former TDI'r, bought a new 2002 Jetta TDI wagon and had it for 10 years, Loved it! I've just recently test driven a 2014 Treg with 94K and loved that, so I made an offer. Owner agreed and then said that at a recent visit to the dealer they found a...
  3. Help with AdBlue and what to do

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi all, I've been following this forum for some time now as I've considered getting a Touareg TDI for towing abilities and the extended warranty and have had numerous VWs and Audis with good success in the past. Purchased a '12 Touareg TDI back in March with 70K miles on it and wow did I not...
  4. Whats better T2 Tdi with steel suspension or T1/T2 V8 with Air suspension?

    Off-Roading & Towing
    Im in the market for a offroading Touareg, question is should which i should get. I cant seem to find a TDI with air suspension, I mostly wanted the TDI because its more economical and heard its more reliable than the V8. Yet, the V8s have the rear locking differential that i have yet to see on...
  5. 2012 TDI Lux, new 17" (inch) wheels, caliper clearance

    Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Wheels and Tires
    Hi all! I've been searching high and low for good 17" wheels for our 2012 (T3) TDI Lux and though that that Ultra Toil 450sbs would fit right up (5x130mm, 60mm offset, 17x8"). Low and behold I did not do enough research and, upon test fit, found that Lux models (apparently?) have larger brake...
  6. For Sale: 2015 TDI Central OH

    I am looking to sell my 2015 TDI Lux, located in Marysville, OH, 43040. Asking $24,000. Last 5 of VIN: 02604 Mileage: 71,500 All standard maintenance has been kept up. Only modifications I have made were adding tint to the side and rear windows. CPO car with some CPO left. Still has the...
  7. 2010 Touareg v6 TDI Turbo issue in Sydney

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi. I have the above unit which needs a new turbo unit, and have been quoted $5500 including labourto replace it. Is this a reasonable cost? Appreciate any help or advice on this as just a new owner. Thanks. Ian
  8. 2007 2.5tdi won't start after flat battery

    General Maintenance & Repair
    2007 2.5tdi. Sat for about a week and the battery went flat. After fully charging the battery, the car won't start anymore (engine won't turn over). When turning the key sometimes it makes a clicking noise under the bonnet, starter maybe? We have tried hooking it up to another car with jump...
  9. Main Seal Leak/Rear Diff Output Flange Leak Warranty Issues

    Engine, Transmission and Exhaust
    Took my 2012 TDI into an indy VW/Audi shop here in Austin, Texas for a post buy inspection a few months after purchasing the vehicle. They found a leak in the rear main seal as well as seepage in the rear differential output flange. After a quick search I realized both of these items were...
  10. Check engine light

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Check engine light came on, took it to Auto zone. They told me no code threw at first but then were able to give me this code P2080 - Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1 Sensor 1. This is a 2012 Touareg TDI, does anyone know if this is covered under the extended warranty?
  11. Need advise on specifics for purchasing used TDI Touareg - previous owner

    Touareg Reviews
    Hello, I am looking for some specific advise on buying a used TDI Touareg. I am a previous owner of a 2004 Touareg V6. I really loved this car but it had many issues and wasn't worth sinking the money into it that it needed. So, I sold that and got a Tacoma. Looking to switch back to a Touareg...
  12. 2010 Volkswagen Toureg TDI under "dieselgate" warranty $8,500

    2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI SUV in excellent condition. Super fun to drive, powered by a 3.0L, 6-cylinder turbo diesel with a 6-speed automatic transmission and 4Motion (AWD). This is the smoothest, quietest vehicle I have ever been in/driven; road noise is virtually non-existent in this...
  13. Why I cannot turn on the side assist for my 2009 V6 TDI

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi guys, I just bought a 2009 V6 TDI with a touch screen (I assume my car is the premium version for V6 TDI), however, I cannot turn on the side assist.... I could clearly see that there are lights on my mirrors which are ready for the side assist. But when I went to the main menu, I just could...
  14. New Emission Recall

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    Hi everyone! First post here, I just got a letter in the mail regarding a new "Software Modification" for my Gen 2.1 Touareg. I've previously had my full "fix" done a few years ago, and they're coming up with a new Software flash for certain models that had issues it seems. Anyone else get this...
  15. Beautiful 2015 Touareg TDI Lux Edition (Metallic Moonlight Blue)

    Hey Guys - I am selling my 2015 Touareg TDI - Lux Edition. It's a beauty, I'm sad to see her go but we're downsizing. I purchased this Touareg used in 2016 with 9,000 miles on it from the Infiniti dealership. The car is still under the 10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty. It's very...
  16. Just got a 2012 TDI touareg yesterday

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Drove it off the lot for about 45 minutes and the dealer had closed at this point and the yellow oil light came on.. After reading it could be a sensor or could need oil. The car itself says it needs 1 QT of oil on the vehicle status.. I checked the last oil change it was less than 100 miles...
  17. Touareg Barn Find!

    Drivers Lounge
    Okay I'm sorry for the clickbait title but DAMN this is ALMOST a barn find! I'm like a kid on Christmas morning! Excited to share this with my Club Touareg Friends. Love this forum, love the people on it! Just picked up a unicorn. 2010 TDI with only 35k miles. Air suspension, Lux Plus, Tech...
  18. 2016 TDI | Dealer says I need to "recalibrate the entire system" after refilling DEF

    General Maintenance & Repair
    2016 TDI | Dealer says I need to "recalibrate the entire system" after refilling DEF All, I have a 2016 TDI and had to refill the DEF tank for the first time. The alarm in the console gave me a range of 500 miles before it wouldn't let me restart the engine. I bought PEAK DEF fluid making...
  19. Hello friends!

    New Member Introductions
    Just thought I’d introduce myself. I live in Michigan which is located in The States. I had a 2010 TDI until it was totaled by a careless driver that went thru a red light. It had a Malone stage 2 tune (280 hp) with DPF delete. Now I have a 2015 LUX TDI. So far it has an APR stage 1 tune...
  20. For Sale: 2007 V10 TDI

    Looking to clear out a space in the garage. Fully Loaded (except the rear diff lock). Off Road Grey/ Sienna Brown. 184000 miles (daily driver). Never Smoked in, no pets. VIN: WVGPT77L47D008647 Height Adjustable Air Suspension,​ Adjustable Differential,​ Front and Rear Parking Sensors,​...