Volkswagen Touareg – Common problems

Common problems with the VW Touareg

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the VW Touareg, for which Volkswagen has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your VW Touareg. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your VW Touareg have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



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12. 07. 2021

The nuts on the eccentric bolt of the rear-axle spring-link control arm may break due to stress corrosion. As a result, … .

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15. 07. 2020

An oil line in the automatic gearbox may have a manufacturing defect. Consequently, the oil may leak out onto the road, … .

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11. 04. 2020

The screw connection between the steering shaft and the steering box may not have been tightened sufficiently and may loosen over … .

If you wish to know more about eventual 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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