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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg
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2012 VW Touareg
Hi there. The Touareg is a fun vehicle to have. The downfall of the Touareg is the cost of the maintenance, repairs, and the electrical issues that may ensue. These vehicles will not be as reliable as your current vehicle...
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My car will not turn over some alarm keeps going off and it says immobilizer mode
For this type of work, you will need to call the dealership for help the key instead of the locksmith. They installed your alarm system so they will be able to help you with resetting it or programming your remote...
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i smell gas under the gas tank in my car
Hi, and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. You may want to inspect the lines around your gas tank. They may be leaking or corroded causing the gas smell in your car. We do not recommend that you drive your vehicle if...
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My car is not starting. What might be the problem?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. There could be dozens of potential reasons why your Volkswagen is not starting. In order for us to provide a good recommendation or solution, I recommend having one of our technicians complete a car...
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Q: ABS speed sensor
This may be related to other ABS wheel sensors. Since your car has 4 of them, it is possible that any of the other three may also need to be replaced. I would start with checking these. Additionally, the ABS...
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The lights underneath the seats don't turn off, and the passenger's side door shows as unlocked.
Hi, thanks for writing in. The common cause of this in many Volkswagen models is the micro-switch located in the door latches. Most likely, whichever door is showing as open, is the door with the failed micro-switch. If you would...
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Cost of Maintenance after 5 years
This is not an easy question to answer for you since unforeseen component failures can cost thousands of dollars. Some of these major repairs could be a transmission or engine replace or repairs. Between now (106000 miles) and 200000 miles...
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What is the cost for a 80000 mile service?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of an 80,000 mile service.
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Glow plug light makes warning sound when driving at high speed
Hi there. Check the glow plug control relay to see if it is malfunctioning. This is a common part to fail on the diesel engines. The light is coming on for a the computer seeing that the engine is too...
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engine rev up and down on idle
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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Would a water saturated air filter result in an immediate engine seizure 2016 VW Touareg
Hi there - the answer to your questions is "maybe". Since water does not compress at all, it takes very little water in a cylinder to cause "hydro-locking" which will cause serious damage to your engine. Perhaps a bigger question...
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Smoking under VW Touran at standstill
It is possible that an auxillary heater of some kind could be contributing to this issue. However, most of the time smoke is coming from the engine bay of your vehicle, the smoke is coming from a fluid that is...
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Automatic gear box 2007 VW Touareg 3.0 tdi v6
Hi there - I would start by having the fluid level in the transmission checked. A hiccup on a curve, when the fluid is forced away from the hydraulic pump, is an indicator of low fluid - which would cause...
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Q: Fuel pump problems
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several issues simultaneously. The first thing to do is scan the vehicle for diagnostic codes to find out why the check engine light is coming on. This is...
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My 2008 VW Touareg v8 4.2FSI is leaking oil on top of engine and running down the front of engine.
Hello. The most common leak on the front of this engine is the valve cover gaskets. They tend to leak and cause this to occur. Most of the time the engine will need to be cleaned in order to locate...
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Massive vibration after 40 mph or once I go from 4th to 5th gear.
Hi Darryl. Thanks for contacting us today. Generally speaking, a single cylinder misfire will gradually create a steady vibration, but not stop when you're accelerating. The type of vibration you're describing is often caused by a transmission or engine mount,...
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2006 Volkswagen Touareg V* 4.2 L - Experiencing a hard shift from 4th to 5th
Have the on-board diagnostic system scanned for faults to make sure there are no electronic issues causing the hard shift prior to taking any other steps. Although these transmissions are claimed to have a "lifetime fluid", it is still a...
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Copy a key 2004 Volkswagon Toureg
Hi there. There are two good VW dealerships in the Baltimore area I'm familiar with - (Heritage VW) one in Catonsville and one in Parkville that I'd recommend. I would first contact their service department to ensure they can provide...
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I have a vw and the rpm jumps up and down as if I'm pressing the gas padel
If the engine is not idling correct then you most likely have codes stored in the computer for the problem and would need to have the systems scanned to get the codes. You may have a problem with the throttle...
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volkswagon touareg
Hi Sonia. Thanks for the question tonight. To be honest, both repairs could be rather costly. Replacing a timing chain on a Volkswagen Touareg requires removing several components in order to gain access, while the issue of oil in the...

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