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My current 2011 diesel Volkswagen Golf 2.0 Match, mainly used for an 80 mile (total) motorway commute, has now reached 90,000 miles without incident. I get it serviced every 10,000 miles. Should I cut...
I recently took my 2010 Volkswagen Eos TDI to a Volkswagen dealer for a minor service. They told me the software fix was now available but I asked them not to install it without me having done more research...
My 2010 Volkswagen Golf VI 1.6 TDI has done 64,000 miles and the glowplug warning light keeps coming on. Will Terraclean clean my EGR? I won't be having the emissions fix.
I understand that many Volkswagen Golf that have had the emissions fix have had subsequent problems with the engine. Is this correct?
I have a 2010 Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI , only done 45,000 miles. The EGR value has failed twice, once at 2 and a half years and again last August, a week after the the emissions fix. I had it replaced at...
I purchased a Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 diesel from new in May 2014. In October 2016 Volkswagen did the emissions update. Immediately, I noticed these issues: loss of mpg, DPF regenerating once per week, acceleration...
My father-in-law just had the emissions fix on his Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI. They had it for the day, then the next morning as he was driving the car started smoking heavily. He has taken it back and, after...
I have recently had the E189 emissions software update on my Volkswagen Golf VI 2.0 TDI. On the way from London to Cornwall the glow plug warning light started flashing and the car went into limp mode....
Why is the Volkswagen emissions fix not being withdrawn? My Volkswagen Golf 1.6 bluemotion had the 'fix' two days ago and this morning had to be recovered and towed back to the garage after driving less...
Can you publish some advice about the owners considering whether to get the Volkswagen "fix" being applied to EA189 engines actually implemented? I sold my 2011 Audi A3 2.0 TDI to my girlfriend's mother...
 

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