Latvia’s ghost lane?

Volkswagen Australia Passenger Vehicle Model Year 2011.5 (MY11.5) Changes

Volkswagen Passenger Vehicle Model Year 2011.5 Changes Summary

ModelChange – Model/Feature/Option PoloConversion of optional automatic air conditioning display from blue to white Golf GTD & GTIOptical upgrade for clasp in steering wheel Golf GTD & GTIOptional Bi-Xenon headlights are now equipped with LED daytime driving lights Golf WagonSalsa Red 4Y4Y has been discontinued Passat CC […]

Change battery in folding key with remote control for Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Passat, Rabbit and GTI

Replacing the battery in the folding remote for Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Passat, Rabbit, GTI and others using the same remote. Battery required is a CR2032 lithium battery (3V with 225 mAh capacity) (Assembly overview – battery for folding key with remote control)

1 – Key with variable code transponder

2 – Transmitter unit – upper […]

Recommended tyres for the Volkswagen Golf Mark VI

Recommended Summer tyres for

Volkswagen Golf from model year 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD from model year 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI from model year 2009 Volkswagen Golf R from model year 2009

Tyres are one of the most important elements in motor vehicle construction and have a major influence on road safety. Therefore, they must fulfil […]

Volkswagen Golf Mark VI Head Unit – Removal and Installation

Tools required

Trim removal tools Torx T-20 driver Remove all CDs from head unit Switch off ignition and all electrical consumers and remove ignition key Removing Using trim removal tool and carefully lever out centre console cover in area of -arrows- and remove cover.

Remove bolts -arrows- from radio or radio navigation system. Pull […]

Aerial Information for Volkswagen Golf Mark VI

General notes For radio and radio navigation systems without diversity function, the aerial system consists of a window aerial in the rear window with an aerial module. For radio and radio navigation systems with diversity function, the aerial system consists of a window aerial in the rear window with two aerial modules. Golf saloon: for […]

Volkswagen Golf Middle A-Pillar Trim - Removal and Installation

Applies to Mark V and Mark VI both left and right sides

Remove Volkswagen Golf dash panel end trims

Removing

Remove dash panel end trim Pull upper part of trim out from body mount -A- Pull trim upwards from A-pillar lower trim -B-

Installing

Install in the reverse order of removal and ensure the trim […]

Volkswagen Golf Dash Panel End Trim - Removal and Installation

Applies to Mark V and Mark VI

Lever dash panel end trim by inserting trim removal tool as shown.

Volkswagen DCC Adaptive Chassis Control - Technical

Failures

A shock absorber fails?

If there is a short-circuit or interruption of an adjustment valve, the system immediately switches to “Fail Safe”. The shock absorber symbol in the button flashes to indicate the fault. The vehicle behaves like a vehicle with conventional damping. The sensors fail? If only one sensor fails, a substitute signal […]

Volkswagen DCC Adaptive Chassis Control - Design and Function

DCC Adaptive Chassis Control

The rule for suspension systems has always been that increasing sportiness compromises the ride. In this new system – the DCC adaptive chassis control, the suspension constantly adjusts itself to the road conditions, the driving situation and the drivers requirements.

Adjustable shock absorbers are required to make this possible. The steering […]

Volkswagen Golf, GTI, Passat, Jetta, EOS, Rabbit and Tiguan Air Conditioner Compressor Failure

Air conditioner does not work, noises from engine compartment

Volkswagen Technical Product Information # 2023580/1 Repair Operation # 87 34 01 99 Release Date: 29-Jun-2010

Problem

Air conditioning does not work.

Noises from the engine compartment.

Background

Pulley bolt works it’s way free from compressor shaft creating noise and eventually failure of the compressor.

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