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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan repairs by problem area

Chart based on 27 repairs.
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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine not specified

13000 mi Fuel pump went bad at 12K miles. Engine cut out immediately 

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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

10000 mi The engine died in the middle of driving. Wire harness defect caused the wire touching the engine. The wire harness was replaced. 
16000 mi

US $185
Engine was stalling when stopped. This was also a manufacturing recall. 
39000 mi Engine light continues since 28,000 miles. Sometimes accelerator issues (stuttering or not working at all), EPC light, clicking noise. This is 5th time in shop in 4 months. Fuel pump replaced, but now carbon build up on pistol. Lemon. 
41000 mi

US $1200
leak in water pump. water pump replaced 
50000 mi

US $300
buildup in fuel injection. injectors replaced under extended warranty but cleaning required. 
6000 mi Car died while being driven. Dash lights indicated alternator and MIL check engine. Towed to Dealer. Scanned for trouble codes, ran GFFFAULT P0192 FUEL RAIL PRESSURE INTERMITTENT. Tested. Cleared Codes. Vehicle currently operating to specs 

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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

23000 mi A couple instances last winter where the vehicle started, then stalled shortly after while pulling out of the driveway. A search online suggested that the fuel pump could be at fault. Didn't reoccur, so did nothing until fuel pump recall notice received. 

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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Problems

42 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan. 7 of these members (16.7%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 8 engine repairs to 2013 Volkswagen Tiguans--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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