hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
71,333 miles

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan miscellaneous problems

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 012015


  • 90,000 miles


The vehicle has a faulty drainage system. The original piping that was put into the vehicle through the years has experienced wear and tear and has not held up to original Volkswagen standards. Other vehicles by this brand name have been recalled for this leaking issue. This could potentially lead to distractions while driving and make a driver lose control.

- Newnan, GA, USA

problem #2

Apr 272015

Tiguan 4-cyl

  • 61,000 miles
All of a sudden epc light came on, along with check engine service now message flashed on dash. I was going approx. 45 mph. I couldn't accelerate more that 5-10 mph! I pulled off to side of road. Ended up getting it to mcdonald VW dealership, in littleton. - wasn't covered under my extended warranty. VW said there was no recalls on the epc-throttle body! - total cost? $817.66 pretty scary!! thank goodness I wasn't on a major highway, or congested area; at the time. Very upset!!!

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #1

Jul 082014


  • 63,000 miles
I drive a 2009 VW Tiguan 2.0 automatic front wheel drive about 63000 miles situation #1: $782.67 intake manifold (covered under VW warranty extension) de carb fuel pressure sensor pvc valve pressens separator situation #2: $903.20 rear main seal filter oil change after car returned: Issues with power windows, cd player, and sun roof during inspection for above at shop- car over heated while on a test drive issue # 3: about $1000- haven't yet given go ahead cd player may be from 'playing burned cds... see best buy to fix.... sunroof- may be tracking issue- see after market sunroof person to fix... water pump are any of these causing the others" can I hold the mechanics responsible for any of this? is this normal for a car this age/ mileage?" help!!!!

- White Bear Lake, MN, USA

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