Ask a Question

Ask Honest John

Most recently answered ea189 questions
We have a Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI which has had the software fix applied. Over the last month or so we've had a number of trips to London covering A and B roads using premium fuel and within the speed...
I have a 2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus with the EA189 engine. I have had two letters regarding the recall to reset the engine controls. I had done 40000 miles since new and it is returning 51mpg with no problems,...
Can someone enlighten me as to why my car is not performing as it was before it went in for the emissions fix? The emissions light comes on continually and the coil light is now on an off, plus it keeps...
Has anyone else experienced issues after the vw software update in their VW Passat estate? Last week I had the software fix applied to my Diesel Passat Estate. Since then the vehicle has noticably reduced...
Have you seen this? The EU are worried about VW's fix. Reuters: EU fears VW diesel fixes could damage engines: Spiegel. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlYulmDA Keep up the good work!
You latest newsletter states that the recall to amend software for those EA189 vehicles affected by the 'cheat device' is for engines manufactured between 2012 - 15. However, I have an Audi A4 2.0 TDI...
My engine is one affected by the "emissions scandal" Is it (a) compulsory to get the engine re-set and (b) does the current software/engine "cheat" a UK MOT ?
I read with interest your articles on the current dreadful situation that Volkswagen finds itself in and the upset to owners. If one walks into a Volkswagen Group dealer or an independent would one find...
I have a SEAT Leon SE 1.6 TDI. The Engine code on the V5C is given as CLH but it is not totally clear whether I have a EA189 or EA288 engine - can you advise?
As a family we have purchased approximately 14 new Volkswagen cars over the years and we made the decision to by because of their build quality, reliability, green credentials and their resale value. But...
 

Value my car