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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Volkswagen Golf engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Volkswagen Golf Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 212013

Golf 4-cyl Diesel

  • 53,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2002 Volkswagen Golf with a tdi engine. The contact stated that the vehicle suddenly accelerated. The contact had to pop the clutch and kill the ignition, but the engine continue to operate until the vehicle ran out of fuel. The contacts mechanic inspected the vehicle and stated that the turbo charger seals were not leaking. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 53,000.

- Roseland , NJ, USA

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