VW – Common Problems

The most common Volkswagen problems

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Problems solved during Volkswagen’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

However, it is good to be informed for what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was fixed by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Volkswagen dealer using our special page.


The most common VW´s problems by model



Useful links

If you wish to know more about possible problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Common Problems :: Volkswagen Recalls

Volkswagen-Touareg-2019-electric-tailgate
05. 12. 2021

The electric tailgate has a defective spindle drive which may cause a pre-tensioned spring to come loose from the housing and … .

Volkswagen-Tiguan-2021-brake-line-assembly
04. 12. 2021

The screws of the brake line assembly may not have been properly tightened on the front right wheel housing. This could … .

Volkswagen-Passat-B5-airbag-takata
25. 10. 2021

Volkswagen has been informed by its current supplier that driver-airbag gas generators from the original manufacturer Takata (‘NADI’ (non-azide driver inflator) … .

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