Showing articles & questions for topic
GTI

Related articles

Ten Sports Cars That Double as Good Daily Drivers
The best daily driver is a car that's reliable, usable, and still fun to drive. Popular daily sports cars include the BMW M3, Subaru WRX, and VW GTI.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen GTI
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI has a good suspension offering a smooth drive on any type of pavement. The interior feels luxurious because of the high quality materials used for the seats and the...
The Best Used Cars to Buy if You Live Close to the Ocean
If you live close to the ocean, your vehicle is going to be far more vulnerable to rust than if you lived further inland. And the fact is, when it...

Related questions

Question
can a AUDI 3,2 litre gearbox module work on a GOLF GTI 2 litre gearbox
The short answer is no. At best, It will shift incorrectly because the software is different. At worst you could damage your new module as soon as you turn it on. In this situation, It's best to do a proper...
Question
My car is a pologti. It's having low pulling in a direction mostly running in flat road. How can I make it okay?
Hi there. Check the tires on the vehicle and see what their conditions are. If the tires are feathered or scrubbed on the inside or outside, then your vehicle has an alignment issue. If your tires are worn, I recommend...
Question
Can't get power at all. Misfire with code P0303.
Hi there. The code P0303 means that cylinder number 3 has a misfire. There are three ways that the cylinder number 3 can be misfiring. Spark plug is fouled out and not creating a strong enough spark to ignite...
Question
acceleration is low
Hello, thank you for writing in. A loss of power may be fuel, spark, air, or electrical related in nature. All four of these components can be skewed causing engine malfunction. You will want to make sure the vehicle has...
Question
Is engine permanently - VW GTI oil screen fell out and intake camshaft,bridge and timing chain and tensioner had to be replaced.
Failure of the screen in the cam bridge that you are referring to is not uncommon. Indeed, the OEM bridge was updated and presumably that (the update) was installed in your vehicle. So long as all oil passages were clear...
Question
Misfire cylinder4
Hello, In addition to the coils and spark plugs you may want to check fuel injectors and connections, fuel pressure and check for vacuum leaks. Any of these types if issues will also cause misfire problems as well. I would...
Question
DSG transmission slipping gears 2012 VW GTI
Hello - I think you're getting the run-around. These DSG transmissions are quite sophisticated, and have very detailed on-board diagnostic capability. Check with another VW service center, which will use a VAG-COM diagnostic tool to check for problem codes with...
Question
Car is loosing coolant
If no coolant can be seen leaking to the ground or any smoke from the exhaust, it may be a very small leak. A small enough coolant leak can actually evaporate on the engine before it gets the chance to...
Question
coolant problem and overheating.
Hi there. Check all over the engine for any signs of coolant leaks. Check the hoses and tighten any hose clamps that can be tightened up and replace any split or cracked hoses. If you need further assistance with your...
Question
80k service cost
Hi there. We have a great online tool here on this website that will allow you to look up all recommended services for your Volkswagen GTI at different mileage intervals. Simply click this link and enter your vehicle information. Once...
Question
Water pump leak
Any cooling system leaks should be addressed as soon as possible. While it is not a rule of thumb, if the pump is merely seeping coolant and not actually pouring out, you should be ok. NOTE: If you must drive...
Question
Timing chain jumped 2 teeth on my 2011 vw gti
I would stongly recommend taking your vehicle back to the place that changed the oil and showing them the information that the dealership gave you. I would request that they compensate you for the issues you are having with your...
Question
I have a 2015 Volkswagen Gti, and when I accelerate fast the EPC light comes on and the car loses power and begins to shake. I nee
Most of the engine components should be covered for 100 thousand miles. This isn't just factory policy, this is US law. Any component that could be part of the emission control system has to be covered and that would include...
Question
What can you tell me about possible issues from these codes and issues
Hi there. Here are a few links to some articles that might answer your questions about the OBD-II trouble codes: P2188 P2432 P0101. Its probably best to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a car is slow to accelerate inspection,...
Question
Hi, i have a 09 VW GTI, 4 WD and engine 2.0L. VW dealer inspected the car and advised to replace the upper and lower timing cover,
Hello. A timing belt cover replacement on your particular vehicle is a moderately intrusive job, but it can be done at your home or a place of your choice. Replacing the cover takes about 3 hours because the crankshaft must...
Question
Car Revving in Idle. Performance not affected.
If I understand you correctly, Your car is working properly now, but you wonder if you really needed to have the throttle body replaced. The short answer is, it's impossible for me to say. But here is what I think...
Question
Does jacking up a car in one corner damage the chassis or sway bars.
If you use ONLY the jack, and support points, specified in the Factory Service Manual (FSM), no damage will occur. These contact points might also be specified in your owner's manual and shown there in illustrations. Please note that if...
Question
Does a bad oxygen sensor make the car slower when in full throttle ?
Hi there. It depends on whether or not you are racing your friend on a NHRA sanctioned Drag Strip or illegally on the street as to whether or not the O2 sensor is causing you to be slow. If you're...
Question
How do you disassemble the dash of a 2006 gti to replace fuel pump relay
Hi there. It would be best for you to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2006 Volkswagen GTI; as it will give you step-by-step instructions for accessing the fuel pump relay and removing it correctly.

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question