pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,874 miles

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf miscellaneous problems

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 282016


  • 8,727 miles


On August 28 2016 prior to charging E-golf, charging system failed causing the damage on the electrical system and battery. The car was parked on the ucsd thornton parking lot. At that time car odometer shows 8727 miles. Volkswagen didn't (failed to) inform me about the recall for the software that control charging system and battery charging. Not sure if the software for the battery/charging system is the only problem since the Volkswagen of America state that battery needs to be inspected, tested and if broken fixed or replaced. Since then the car has been unable to start or move. Volkswagen of America take the car to oxnard the only available service center for E-golf in California. The car has not been fixed yet since the August 29th when the car has been diagnosed with the battery and electrical issues.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 192015


  • 1,020 miles
The E-golf lost ability to drive, there is a red triangle with an exclamation mark on the dash, and the red car icon with an exclamation on it, indicating a "electrical error" according to the manual. All other functions of the car seem to be working, except it won't start, and the key fob lock/unlock is not responding, so my car is stuck in the middle of the parking lot unable to move. Having the no choice because my car was not moving and sitting in the middle of the valet parking lot, I told them to do it, in the mean time the valet had "his boss" come and look at the car, this guy took my key fob, pressed lock/then unlock, held if close to the stop/start button, and depressed the brake, suddenly the car restarts, dials move, he does this a few times and now the car is completely normal.

- Burbank, CA, USA

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