101 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Volkswagen Routan. 24 of these members
(23.8%) have reported electrical repairs for their car.
A total of 38 electrical repairs to Volkswagen Routans--an average of 0.4 per
vehicle--have been reported.
A/C compressor hose broken. Sliding doors open and close when even. Loose panels from last repairs
A/C started blowing hot - dealer added coolant -said it was short changed from the manufacturer. Next day hot air again - returned to dealer & they "found" a leaking hose not found on the first trip in for repair
car would not start, dealer determined that main fuse block had loose connections (after contacting VWOA for diagnosis) as no other faults detected (battery OK, etc.) check and replaced as per mfg instructions, towing was covered VW warranty as well
ESP/BAS Traction Control warning light stayed on - needed the clockspring in the steering wheel replaced, replaced under OEM warranty driver's side power window switch would not raise window after partially lowered, dealer replaced switch for 2010 upgraded one and fixed problem - under OEM warranty
Car failed to start and needed to be towed to VW dealer. Took two weeks to eliminate other possibilities and identify the radio's anti-theft circuitry as the cause. Replaced with 2011 radio.
Low Tire Pressure indicator came on at about 2400 miles. Checked tire pressure and corrected, however light remained on constantly.
Dealership reset the indicator. Remote Keyless Entry intermittently not working. Many times requires key to open doors. Dealership could not duplicate.