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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
53,438 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. damaged pressure plate (1 reports)
2004 Volkswagen Golf transmission problems

transmission problem

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2004 Volkswagen Golf Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 152013

(reported on)

Golf GTI 20 valves

  • Manual transmission
  • 53,438 miles

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

It started with a very bad sound around gearbox while moving on 1st gear. Tried to fully clutched n sounded normaly but failed shift to 2nd gear though fully clutched. Switched it off n restart it but couldnt engage in any gear now. Sometymes by chance would engage d reverse gear but wuldnt let it out. Please help, very confused now.

Update from May 31, 2013: I found out dat d pressure plate had been badly damaged resultng into d gears not engaging when engine running. Bought a pressure plate n clutch plate kit n d proble was fixed.

- , Mbabane, Swaziland, Swaziland

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