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I own a 2013 Skoda Octavia Scout 2.0 TDI (42,000 miles). I've had two letters from Skoda inviting me to have the emissions fix undertaken, but I am happy with the car. Do I need to have the fix done, or...
Has any one else suffered starting problems after the emissions fix on the Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.6 TDI. If so, what action was done to fix the fault as Volkswagen won't give any information regarding...
It's early days still, but since I had the emissions fix on my Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI I seem to only be getting 39mpg when I used to get 44mpg. Have other owners noticed any significant reduction in mpg?
I have just had my 2.0-litre Volkswagen Golf emissions fix and there is now a top end knock/rattle that my local Volkswagen garage say they are unaware of. The car is so loud that it is unsalable. Why...
My 2013 Volkswagen Scirocco 2.0 TDI DSG recently went for its emissions recall fix and since then it has gone into DPF Regeneration mode every 150-200 miles. It feels very rough under idle mode and is...
On the 11 January I took my Passat 2.0 TDI DSG Highline into my local main dealer for the emission recall. Today the EMU warning came up with an "engine fault in diesel engine go to your garage workshop."...
I'm interested in joining the Volkswagen class action, but am concerned that the real damage done by the company has been to the health of the general public. Is there any way of persuading the solicitors...
I am the owner of a 2011 VW Polo 1.6 TDI and have just received a letter informing me my emissions fix is ready. Should I carry out this fix? I have read some reports of EGR faults on 1.6 engines following...
I am looking at a Skoda Fabia TDI DSG 1.2 tomorrow. It's done 18,000 miles. Any known problems with this model?
I'm considering buying a used 2.0-litre diesel (2013/2014) this year, either a Volkswagen Golf or Audi A3 Sportback (but also considering a 320d) and would like to ask whether, in the light of the Volkswagen...
 

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