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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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Tire leak
Hi! The area that a tire can lose air is very limited. The air loss will come from either a damaged rim, leaking valve stems or tire puncture. Most punctures can be repaired but not all. I suggest that a...
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hissing sound when accelerating - 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan
Hello. The sound you are hearing is most likely a vacuum or intake manifold leak. The vacuum created by the engine is crucial for proper intake of fuel and air, as well as the combustion inside of the chamber. Now...
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noises from parked car - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan
Hello. It is very possibly that the sounds your hearing are components turning off and powering down. Whether or not the security system is to blame can't be determined over the internet. Fans, solenoids, sensors, electronics, and all sorts of...
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dynamic curving lighting stopped working - 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan
Hello. Volkswagen's dynamic curved lighting does not utilize an extra bulb despite all the confusion out there on the topic. The headlights physically swivel 5-15° allowing drivers to see up to 90% better around corners. VW uses servomotors controlled by...
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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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Buying tiguan but there are issues
You need to find out why they need to replace the lower control arms. The may have bend bent from hitting a curb or another reason. I would suggest having the vehicle inspected by another mechanic, like one from YourMechanic....
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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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Oil and suspension
Hi there. From the description you have provided, I am concerned about the diagnosis you have received, being your vehicle has only 52,000 miles. Another inspection is recommended. With oil leaks, sometimes, steam cleaning the engine first would help identify...
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What possible issues could we have down the road with a minor rear-impact collision?
Before you purchase the vehicle you should have a pre-purchase inspection done to look into any issues that may not be immediately apparent. Make sure the inspector knows about the rear end damage so they can inspect to see if...
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shaking
A number of things can cause shaking at certain or all speeds. first off, make sure the tire pressures are set to the correct settings for the vehicle. Pressures listed on the tire sidewalls are the Maximum recommended for the...
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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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