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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
If you’re in the market for a concept SUV, you’ve probably noticed a few more options sprouting up every year. However, the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan should still make the decision a relatively easy...

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Engine fault, parking brake fault, and shifting problem - 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
Hello. A battery or ground issue is my best guess. There are very few things in the vehicle that can affect several different systems like you are experiencing. You're going to want to check the status of your battery and...
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EPC doesn't turn off
Hello. The EPC (electronic power control) can cause your vehicle to go into what most technicians call a "creep mode." What it's doing is limiting the amount of throttle that can be applied to the engine in order not cause...
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How to reset TPMS if no button is available
The only way to reset the light is to put the system in relearn mode. First, make sure all the tire pressures are even set and to specifications. You may need to hook up a battery charger on low first...
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Knock sound while braking
Hello. A knocking sound when braking is most likely from the brake pads moving inside the caliper bracket and the rotors having a warped surface causing the pad movement. The pads may be aftermarket and not fit tight enough in...
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2012 VW Tiguan with 33,440 miles and engine malfunction sensor came on and VW dealership quoted me $990 for decarboxylation and sa
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan. The Decarboxylation is necessary if you have a sensor reading that you need this done. Unfortunately I am not sure what your question is, however, if you'd like a second...
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When should I change the engine oil? What is the best oil type for winter and summer?
The engine oil used for summer is typically thicker. Thinner oil in the winter allows it to warm up quicker and lubricate sooner. Thicker oil will take longer to warm up and perform its duties. Your vehicle may only want...
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How to get rid of brakes noise when braking?
Hello! The material used in the brake pads can cause the brakes to be noisy when applying the brakes and sound like grinding metal-to-metal at times. This grinding may be more or less depending on the quality of metallic brake...
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Check Engine Light is on - code P0328
Hi there. A failure of the engine knock sensor is a somewhat risky issue with a turbocharged engine such as yours. Turbocharging increases cylinder pressure during operation and makes the engine more likely to experience "pre-detention" or knocking. The knock...
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Hi is it possible to confuse a faulty fuel pump with a faulty throttle body on a VW Tiguan (Australian model)?
Hi there. To see if the fuel pump is working properly, install a fuel pressure gauge on the fuel rail with the fuel system in a closed loop and have the gauge visible to the driver with the hood shut....
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Very Tiguan turbo charger, replaced still idles ruff.
There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen...
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Glow plug light flashing and car is in limp mode.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the glow plug circuits. Either the glow plugs have stopped working or the controller / timer has lost power. Check the glow plug relay and see if it's energizing the controller /...
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Where is crankshaft position sensor located on 2010 Vw Tiguan 2.0T
The crankshaft position sensor should be located right next to the crankshaft pulley and harmonic balancer. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by...
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I'm being told my rear dif is toast. How does this happen? Is it due to lack of rear dif oil changes or do they just wear out? 2009 VW Tiguan
Hello - your Tiguan is equipped with a Haldex torque-sensing system which directs power thru the differential to the axle (left/right) which has the best traction. Think of the differential as the reduction gears and axle(s) drive, and the Haldex...
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2009 vw tiguan p12a2,p0341- camshaft P.S p0343, p0300-misfire,p0016-crankshaft P.S, p0299,p2293,p011,car start but does't have
The codes implicate engine timing (valve versus crankshaft position), but also fuel supply. Either fault could account for the loss of power and misfiring. If you request an engine loss of power diagnostic the mechanic will find the cause. Apart...
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2016 vw tiguan ac compressor failed do i need to replace ac condenser aswell
If the failure caused the system to be contaminated with metallic debris, the condenser would certainly have to be carefully inspected and might have to be replaced depending on what that inspection reveals. If there is no system contamination from...
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Car Shakes-2009 VW Tiguan
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Replaced the PCV valve and now the car is not shifting properly?
You will need to be more specific on what the shifting is doing and if the transmission is automatic or manual. Also if check engine light is on then have the computer tested for codes and have the codes diagnosed...
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P0341 and p0016
Hi Cristian. P0341 is an OBD-II generic code - click this link to read more about the code and possible repairs - that says the engine control module (ECM) detected the engine camshaft position sensor circuit is not within specifications....
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Why is my car shaking in the floor and the seat, in park reverse and drive/idle
Hi Christina. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Most of the time, a vibration like you are describing is caused by either a loose vacuum line or a worn out engine mount. With your vehicle being 2011, it's quite possible the...
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Robert, what are the minimum thickness of the front and rear rotors for a 2013 vw tiguan?
The minimum thickness for front and rear brakes is 2/32.

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