really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
250 miles

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2010 Volkswagen GTI Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 142009


  • 250 miles


I purchased a new 2010 voksawagen Gti in the beginning of November 2009.only a few days after I took delivery of it I started having issues with the braking system.I was driving home going the speed limit around a long turn that I have been driving for 7 years now and all of a sudden the car made a feeling like I had ran over something big or had a flat tire, I was not pressing on the brakes or hard on the gas, I was just driving normally.I pulled over and I could not find any damage to the car or a flat tire.I got back in the car and went back to the turn and there was nothing in the road and it was completely dry that night to.it felt like a grinding crunchy feeling and sounded like a flat tire grinding on the pavement or something crunchy, it also slowed the car down a little bit.I took it in to the dealership and they had it for a week and when I picked it up they said they could not find a problem.I drove the car home and a day later it did the same exact thing, a few days after that I was getting off the interstate I went to press on the brakes and my brake pedal was solid so I had to downshift to slow down, having no brakes is very scary, the next day it rained for the first time since I had the car and the sunroof started leaking and then a few days later the radio started turning down and muting by itself, I took the car in again and the dealer had it for 3 weeks and when I picked it up all they had fixed was the sunroof.I demanded someone come out to drive the car and he got it to do the crunch going around a turn and a few days later he said it was normal, if its normal why doesnt it do it everytime?it still does the chrunchy thing a few times a week and the radio is still acting up on a daily basis and wouldnt let me press on the brakes yesterday going around a turn.the dealer says its working like it should but I dont see how if I cant use my brakes when I need them, its very dangerous and scary.I have been keeping logs and miles when these problems occured.

- Marion, IL, USA

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