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Does Volkswagen have transmission problems?

Does Volkswagen have transmission problems?

The Volkswagen transmission has been documented by consumers to have a few issues that prevent the car from being a joy to ride. The Volkswagen models that have been affected by these transmission problems and have been recalled by the manufacturer are the Jetta, Jetta Sportswagen, GTI and Eos.

How do you reset the transmission on a Volkswagen?


  1. Put your key in the ignition and turn ignition to the on position (the position right before you start the car)
  2. Hold down the gas pedal pressing the button under the pedal for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Let foot off pedal and start car. Be sure that you do no turn ignition off because that will void the reset.

Why do I have problems with my Volkswagen transmission?

The problems are mainly due to a fault in the Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) system. Volkswagen has also had problems with its high-end paddle gearbox, the Tiptronic transmission system. 1. The Tiptronic Transmission The Volkswagen’s Tiptronic transmission is very modern and uses cutting edge technology. However, it has a few inherent weak points.

What are the problems with a 2010 Volkswagen Golf?

Worst 2010 Volkswagen Golf Problems #1: High Pressure Fuel Pump Failure 2010 Golf Average Cost to Fix: $9,500 #2: Shifting Problems 2010 Golf Average Cost to Fix: $2,000 #3: Egr Cooler Fault 2010 Golf Average Cost to Fix: $900

What causes transmission to slip on VW Jetta?

Faulty Temperature Sensor A faulty temperature sensor in the DSG system of models of the Jetta results in a false negative lighting of the warning lamps on the dashboard. In rare instances, this sensor results in transmission slips, causing the vehicle to shift suddenly to neutral. The affected vehicles have been recalled. 4.

Is there a recall on VW Golf Sportwagen?

Consequence: If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall began April 12, 2019.