Volkswagen Golf Mk7 Airconditioner Drain Hose Incorrectly Installed until June 2013 including Audi A3 and Seat Leon

Over 300,000 Volkswagen Golf Mk7 manufactured until June 2013 may have a problem with the Air Conditioner drainage hose being installed incorrectly which leads to water accumulating in the passenger foot-well. As of September 2013 only around 50 cases of this occurring have been identified.

Condensation that collects on the evaporator is normally discharged to […]

Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI GTI, R32 and Bluemotion Wheel Alignment Specifications

Suits PR numbers: 2UA, 2UC, G02, G05, G07, 2UC, 2UB, G08, G11, G09, G04/2UC

These specifications apply to all engines.

The ride heights shown in the table refer todimension -a-.

Standard running gearSports running gear except 18″Sports running gear with 18″ wheelsHeavy-duty running gearSports running gear GTISports running gear GTI US versionSports running […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Backlight Dim after upgrading Firmware

After upgrading the RNS 510 to a higher version of firmware (3810 or higher) from revision C or earlier hardware running software 2840 or earlier the backlight may stop working after the gateway update and subsequent reboot. The screen can still be viewed with some additional light.

This recovery cd is based on the 2760 […]

Install drainage for the Golf Mark VI Rear View Camera (RVC) installed in a Golf Mark VI

This guide is just one of the steps to installing a Golf Mark VI RVC into a Golf Mark VI – Installing a Golf Mark VI Rear View Camera (RVC) into a Golf Mark VI.

The Volkswagen RVC Camera from the Mark VI has a drain hole under the camera in the housing and this […]

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 […]

Adjusting operation of the RegenLichtSens (Rain Light Sensor)

Adjusting the operation of the RegenLichtSens (RainLightSensor) is possible through Vagcom/VCDS or the VAS tools that Volkswagen dealers use however adjustments do not make a large difference in the operation of the sensor especially where you have the standard green glass.

Using Vagcom/VCDS open controller 9

Select the dropdown box and select option […]

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


Air conditioning does not work.

Noises from the engine compartment.


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


Rear seat noise (rattling, clicking and squeaking) in Volkswagen Golf

A common source of noise (rattling, clicking and squeaking) is the rear seat latches, when the seats move the lock mechanism moves around on the latch and makes a noise. You could try tapping them with a hammer from above to bend the latch slightly downwards but this doesn’t seem to fix the problem in […]

Sanden PXE16 Air Conditioner Compressor Specifications (1K0820803)

Sanden’s PX series next generation swash plate compressors are variable controlled for maximum environmental benefit, these compressors replace the Zelex and Valeo compressors that are prone to early failures – Volkswagen Golf, GTI, Passat, Jetta and Eos Air Conditioner Compressor Failure.

The PXE16 has a minimum displacement of 4.9cc, a maximum displacement of 163cc, maximum […]

Covering the exposed wires on the accelerator pedal – Volkswagen Golf – Jetta – Passat – GTI

Exposed wires on the accelerator pedal are an easy fix, all that’s required is some Fabric Adhesive Tape for wiring looms and harnesses.

You can disconnect the connector or fit the tape whilst still connected.

Volkswagen Golf Accelerator Pedal Before

Volkswagen Golf Accelerator Pedal After