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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg
The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg provides an appealing combination of style, performance and drivability. This all-wheel drive SUV delivers a satisfying driving experience at a more affordable price than some of the comparable options...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg TDI
The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg TDI brings diesel to the family in a big way. This crossover SUV delivers seamless performance in a vehicle that obviously designed for the open road rather than...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
Whether you’re new to the hybrid wave or an old hat, the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid gives you exactly what you’re looking for – a comfortable, luxurious ride that provides decent fuel...

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battery replacement
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shimmy in steering wheel
Hello. This is caused by either a bent wheel or a wheel balance issue. Due to the size and style of these tires and wheels they need to be road force balanced. This will allow for tire to wheel matching...
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Forceful jerking while driving - 2008 Volkswagen Touareg
Jerking is a little too vague to precisely narrow in on the issues. Does it happen at high, low, or both speeds? Does it happen while driving straight or while turning? Does it happen while braking or acceleration? The issue...
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Car using a lot of oil - 2013 Volkswagen Touareg
Some manufacturers absolutely design their vehicles to consume oil as a normal engine function. Volkswagen has a tendency to do this. If not by design, there are several things to take a look at. Bad gaskets will allow the oil...
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Front windows won't work - 2011 Volkswagen Touareg
Hello. The first step is going to be checking the switch. If your master switch works from the driver door panel for some windows but not others, you will want to check for voltage available at that window's terminal with...
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will not start - 2008 Volkswagen Touareg
Hello. Typically when you have power but nothing else turning over it is a starter issue. You can try tapping the starter while you turn the key. If the starter turns over but won't start, you may have a fuel...
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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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Gas fumes smell
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2008 Volkswagen Touareg. You need to call your nearest dealer to see if your vehicle is covered under a recall for the fuel line leakage problem. The recall number is 08V035000. Do...
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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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Can leaks in the valve cover gasket affect the performance and power of a VW Touareg V8?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The answer is yes. The oil getting on the spark plug wires and plugs will cause the engine to misfire. The valve cover gaskets will need to be replaced along with plugs. The wires will...
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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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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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Radiator leaking some oil leaks tires and new timing belt
Hi there: If you're 2004 Volkswagen has 150,000 miles on it, and it's leaking oil and coolant, it could be caused by normal wear and tear items such as a coolant hose that has worn out and has a small...
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I am thinking of buying a Touareg. I have always been a Toyota person. What do think?
Hi there. When it comes to buying a vehicle, you need to look at what you are wanting to achieve with the vehicle and also to determine what you budget is. First, ask yourself if the vehicle is big enough...
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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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i need to replace both o2 sensors for vehicle listed above. so is it front left and back left o2 sensors?
Hi there: Typically when an issue comes up with O2 sensors, it's either the front bank (before the catalytic converter) or the rear bank (after). It's very rare that all need to be replaced. However, the quickest and most effective...

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