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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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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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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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There was a temperature change in my car.
Hi there. The thermostat on the air conditioning is not functioning correctly. I recommend replacing the thermostat temperature scanner for your air conditioning system. The thermostat will determine when the blend doors are to activate and when the air conditioning...
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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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Tire Pressure
Your car has sensors at each of the four wheels that monitor the tire pressure at each tire. When these sensors fail, you may notice inaccurate readings as to your tire pressure. In some cases such as yours, you may...
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Ignition Coil/Prak Plug Issue
While I cannot say with certainty that ignition coils are your issue because I am not inspecting the vehicle, the symptoms you describe sound like a typical ignition coil failure. While it's not wise to drive the vehicle with a...
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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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Strut replacement
Hi There, Generally, struts will last much longer than 100k miles, however if there are any signs of wear such as excessive bouncing when you go over bumps or you may be on your way to needing to have them...
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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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I took my 2013 Tiguan in to get a slow oil leak checked out as about a year ago the bolt holding the pan in place was a bit loose
If the leak has returned, re-torquing the oil pan bolts might help but the optimal practice is to remove the oil pan, inspect all sealing surfaces, and install a new gasket. The original gasket can only be compressed so much...
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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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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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I need information about EGR Valve on Volkswagen TDI Diesel
The engine itself is not disassembled but to inspect the EGR valve and EGR passageways, typically the valve itself will have to be removed and that does require a bit of dissassembly typically involving the throttle body, intake, plenum and...

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