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Latest problems

VW Amarok - Unable to switch off with key
Volkswagen Amarok 2011 Canopy
After I started and driven my 2011 VW Amarok, I cannot switch it off with the key. The key is turning smoothly, but when I removed the key, the engine is still running. Is it possibly a faulty igni… 

Rear tail lights won't turn off
Volkswagen Amarok 2011 4 door ute
My rear tail lights wont turn off even though the keys have been removed and all lights have been turned off I am afraid this problem will drain my battery need advice on how to turn off these lights

Starting Problems
Volkswagen Amarok 2011 VW Amarok TDI
In the morning it start fine. But after switching the engine off it will not start again. Engine run for less than half a second and switches off. Then it will not start again untill next morning it w… 

Gearbox failure
Volkswagen Amarok 2018 Double cab
After 9 months and 21000km, the engine wouldn't start. VW service found dead short in gearbox. They said not repairable and ordered a new Transmission. When transmission removed, mechanic said and sho… 

Water in air filter cooks engine on 2011 Amorack
Volkswagen Amarok 2011 Ute
My 2011 Amorack died going up a hill. They tell me water from the air filter has got into the engine and it has seized. Has anyone heard of this problem before? I had not been near or through any wate… 

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