Volkswagen Golf information
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Latest problems

Spluttering when accelerating
Volkswagen Golf 2015
Hi Can anyone help , I have a golf gtd mark 7 and when I accelerate it sometimes splutters like it’s holding back but no engine lights or anything comes on it feels like a blockage or something has an… 

Oil mixing with coolant
Volkswagen Golf 2006 hatchback
Hi last week as i was driving my VW mk4 out of the carpot i noticed a sign on the dashboard indicating that there was no coolant. I opened the bonet only to find the coolant pot in a mess! it was full… 

Windscreen wipers only work when the cars moving and the windscreen wa
Volkswagen Golf 2005 5 door tdi
Windscreen wipers only work when driving along...not when car is stationary and windscreen washers front dint work at all

Gear shift won’t move out of park
Volkswagen Golf 1999 Petrol 1.6 se automatic
My car won’t move out of park when I put my foot on the brake pedal and also my back brake lights have also stopped working at the same time.

Intermittent cutout
Volkswagen Golf 2008 Hatchback
Intermittent cut out usually approaching a junction or traffic lights. Takes about a minute to restart. Happening about every 2 to 3 weeks. Inbetween works perfectly.

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