hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,700 miles

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2006 Volkswagen GTI fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2006 Volkswagen GTI Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 102010


  • 84,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Volkswagen Gti. The contact noticed a reduction in power along with a shuddering of the vehicle and the check engine light illuminated intermittently. The dealer replaced the crank case breather hose and a fuel pressure sensor; however, the problem intensified and the vehicle was almost inoperable. The contact had the vehicle towed to the dealership and the vacuum hose was replaced. The dealer also performed the ignition coil recall repair on the vehicle. When he picked up the vehicle, the check engine light illuminated when he turned the vehicle on; however, the dealer suggested that he had a valve lash and fuel pump module repair. While driving long a distance, the vehicle check engine began to blink on and off. The failure was diagnosed by a second dealer who stated that there was a major failure with the camshaft system which needed to be replaced along with the high pressure fuel pump, and a cam follower. The vehicle was repaired and the check engine light was illuminated at the time of the complaint. He called the manufacturer and was told that they could not assist him. The current mileage was approximately 85,000. The failure mileage was approximately 84,000.

- Mount Airy, MD, USA

problem #1

Jul 022007

GTI 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 11,400 miles
There were no events leading up to this failure. Car hesitated. Took it to the dealership. This wa S supposedly a wide spread problem that the fuel pumps went bad in desert temperatures. New fuel pump took 4+ weeks to arrive - back ordered.

- North Las Vegas, NV, USA

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