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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI repairs by problem area

Engine (47%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 131 repairs.
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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (10%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (58%)

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Chart based on 84 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 256hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

56800 mi

US $100
The anti-theft chip installed by the dealer pre-sale (garbage that they are) was malfunctioning and causing interior lights, gauges and warning mechanisms to flash randomly. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Dec 2016 - Sep 2017
Aug 2017

44000 mi
Oil was leaking into the coolant from the oil cooler. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2013 - Aug 2014
Mar 2013

500 mi
After leaving the car outdoors in the snow, the brakes stuck to the rotors. This caused the brakes to rattle excessively under heavy braking. Dealer shaved erosion from the brakes. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Aug 2017
Mar 2017

62000 mi

US $414
Alignment and repair a bent toe arm. Also found a bent suspension arm. All related to a set of coilovers that were removed because they were too stiff. Not a car fault. TSB for the airbags in the car. "Clock spring fix" 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2018

44000 mi

US $950
Haldex all-wheel drive system failure, dealer replaced the Haldex unit. 2/3 of cost was covered by VW even though I was out of warranty. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Jun 2014

24000 mi
Check engine light came on with codes p2015/p2010: Intake manifold runner position sensor failure. The motor/sensor module was replaced and codes cleared. 
Jun 2018

50000 mi

US $150
Driver side power window switch module replaced. Driver window switch auto-raise stopped working, and passenger switch broke a pin and fell out of its slot. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2012 - Aug 2016
May 2016

34100 mi
Front end links. Fixed under warranty. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Quebec, Canada
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

36580 mi
Fault code p0456 replaces faulty n80 emission valve 
Aug 2017

52700 mi
Front link kit 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

22800 mi
Metallic "clunk" sound heard from rear over bumps. Dealer inspected and found rear right shock had internal fault. Replaced under warranty. Passenger seat creaks. Dealer inspected and found no obvious fault, but suggested lubing internal seat components requiring disassembly, not covered by warranty. Declined and will do it myself on a weekend. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Virginia, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

50000 mi

US $1500
Intake Manifold had an issue, CEL was on. They fixed it. 
May 2017

50000 mi
A hose wasn't reattached during intake manifold repair, causing vacuum leak and vibration noise at higher RPMs. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

40000 mi
Water pump replacement 
Jul 2017

69631 mi

US $230
Intake manifold replaced due to check engine light on. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in District of Columbia, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

16000 mi
Driver's side passenger window control switch replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2013 - Apr 2017
Aug 2014

21900 mi
My GTI dropped all its coolant on the driveway overnight. It needed a new thermostat housing. Fixed under warranty. 
Jun 2015

31000 mi
Inability to change into higher gears. Could just barely get the car started in first. Had very occasionally had balky shifts into second gear from the beginning of owning it. Clutch replacement. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Maryland, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2019
Mar 2015

20000 mi
Slowly kept losing coolant. Faulty water pump. Replaced along with seals. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

38000 mi

US $1900
Clutch starting slipping under heavy throttle in upper gears. Thanks, previous owner. 
Sep 2017

57000 mi
CEL on, code P0299. No boost but no other symptoms. Wastegate stuck open, dealer replaced turbo. Darn good thing I was just barely in the 5/60 powertrain warranty. I think this would have been a multi-thousand dollar repair. 
May 2018

67000 mi

US $700
CEL. Bad intake flap servo. Just out of power train warranty, after many phone calls VW agreed to pay half. 
Jun 2018

71000 mi

US $600
Front wheel bearings got noisy quickly. Mechanic said one noisy other looked in early stages so I had him replace both. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2017
Dec 2015

25000 mi
Coolant pump leak. It had started leaking slightly. To be fair, it would have been preventive if I had acted as soon as I got the recall notice instead of letting it go for six months. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Maine, United States
Oct 2013 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

6800 mi
Rear sway-bar passenger's side end-link loose/damaged. Replaced under warranty. Sunroof shade rattled when open (pushed to rear) foam added to cease noise (warrantied). 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2015

41700 mi
Coolant leaking, water pump replaced 
Jun 2017

55500 mi

US $125
Latch for rear hatch no longer engaging. driver information center showed rear hatch open. Replaced latch with part from amazon, required trip to parts store for specialty multipoint socket. 1/2 hour easy replacement not counting special trip to store. Engine recorded 3 p2015 faults. Troubleshooting by dealer found loose vacuum hose. Replaced hose. Kept car overnight to ensure faul would not repeat. 
Jul 2017

56000 mi
Diagnostic recorded multiple engine misfire faults. I spoke to service manager at the dealer, he suspected issue with carbon build up and recommended driving the car harder (twist my arm) and switching to regular gas before resorting to manual cleaning. I did both and problem has not repeated for 3k miles so far. 
Jan 2018

67000 mi
Washer fluid hose near rear window cracked and spraying fluid into luggage area of car. Would cost $325 to fix. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

13000 mi
Water pump failed, and it was replaced under warranty 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in South Dakota, United States
Mar 2013 - Nov 2017
Jun 2014

21000 mi
Upper radiator hose developed a small leak, hose replaced. 
Mar 2015

30000 mi
Water pump leak, water pump replaced. 
Sep 2017

55000 mi

US $800
Intake manifold flapper valve replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2016
Jul 2013

5800 mi
one touch up feature not working on passenger door; replaced 
Apr 2014

18800 mi
Radio system malfunction, software updated to fix it 
Jan 2016

20800 mi
airbag wiring recall issue--airbag light on, steering-wheel mounted controls stopped working 
Aug 2016

55700 mi

US $540
parking brake was dragging even if released rear end links worn out, making clunking noise 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Arizona, United States
Oct 2012 - Oct 2017
Jun 2014

12000 mi
Replace leaking water pump Replace weak battery 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ohio, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2016
May 2016

37300 mi

US $10
One of the headlight bulbs failed immediately after the warranty had ended. 
Aug 2016

43000 mi

US $330
The diverter valve on the turbo failed. I told the dealership what was wrong, but they still charged me for diagnostics and claimed it wasn't covered on powertrain warranty (even though the turbo was listed as covered). Frustrating. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2018 - Jul 2018
May 2018

112000 mi

US $1000
Carbon build up 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Oct 2017
Apr 2017

20000 mi

US $200
Original brakes wear out prematurely. Replaced rear rotors and pads. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

21300 mi
console backlight adjustment switch had a short and was replaced. 
Feb 2014

10000 mi
Check engine light was on. Technicians test drove and could not find problems, so the light was reset and I was told to "just keep an eye on it." 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

68000 mi

US $125
CEL error code indicating carbon buildup on a valve. Code cleared and started using VW fuel additive, car runnning OK since 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

16100 mi
Water pump failure 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Florida, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2014

3000 mi
The low coolant light came on; also had a quick drop in operating temperature while driving. Took the car to the dealership, and the water pump was replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2016

29900 mi
Leak in DSG transmission 
Jun 2017

33000 mi
Headliner began to sag and fall down. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2012 - Oct 2014
Jan 2013

18200 mi
Rattle from turbo waste gate. Clip was attached to stop the rattle. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

39000 mi

US $178
Air wasn't cool 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Nov 2013 - Jul 2018
Dec 2013 Check engine light on and Inside lights would not turn off. 
Jun 2014

4000 mi
Leaking engine coolant and low coolant indicator. Found to be coming from water pump. Water pump to be replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2013 - Nov 2018
Mar 2016

29140 mi
Trim was not seated properly from previous repair 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

27000 mi

US $7
Wind noise, well sort of... The plastic pin that holds my passenger side rear window to the operator popped out. Consequently, the window would not go up all the way unless it was given a helping hand. TERRIBLE design IMO. 
Nov 2017

34000 mi

US $20
Passenger side rear window regulator pin popped out. Love this car but this is very aggravating! 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Oct 2014 - Apr 2018
May 2017

48047 mi

US $211
Engine seized. Valve dropped into piston and melted together. Debris found in exhaust and turbo. Engine and turbo replaced under manufacturer warranty. Price not disclosed. 
Sep 2017

51000 mi

US $627
Starter shorted out. Replaced. 
Mar 2018

58565 mi

US $289
One ignition coil failed. Coil and spark plug required to be replaced. Estimate was $289 for just this work, but I agreed to have all 4 coils and plugs replaced at a cost of $541.88 including taxes and fees. (For the purposes of this report, I entered $289 as the charge.) 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ohio, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2018
Mar 2014

12000 mi
The sensor for the windshield washer fluid reservoir was always indicating the reservoir was empty. 
May 2015

25000 mi
Leaking coolant. Replaced water pump under warranty 
Mar 2018

49060 mi

US $125
Check engine light came on with a P2015 code (Intake manifold runner position sensor switch circuit range performance). Replaced the intake manifold Cleaned carbon off the valves while the intake manifold was off the car being replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016 Water pump was leaking coolant in the engine bay and onto the garage floor. Water pump was replaced. 
May 2017

48237 mi
Check Engine Light. Pulled P2004 and P2015 codes. Intake Manifold valve was stuck open. While the intake was off, I had the carbon buildup cleaned too. Battery was dead in less than 2 years. VW battery has 3 year full replacement and 5 year prorated warranty on the battery so I got a new battery for free. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Mar 2013 - Oct 2015
Feb 2015

41000 mi

US $300
Intake manifold, turbo diverted valve, and carbon clean. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2014

20700 mi
Door rain drainage tube not connected causing water to come into front and back floors. Did not realize until many months of water seepage, needed new carpeting. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Jul 2013 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

46000 mi

US $311
Engine had multiple oil leaks due to failed pressure valve fixed under extended warranty. Total bill $1900 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Georgia, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

29300 mi
Plastic chrome finish peeling off of gear selector knob lever creating an uncomfortably rough edge. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Georgia, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Jan 2016

70000 mi

US $200
Compressor replacement 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2017
Sep 2014

31000 mi
Occasional light ticking sound when unwinding steering wheel, like a rotary phone. Possibly some kind of clock spring. Driver's airbag replaced under warranty. Sound gone. 
Nov 2014

33600 mi
Did not start in cold 32F/28F/and then thaw cycle. Then after several retries, started but quit. Finally started. Web research indicated common issue and 'cold weather fix kit'. Dealer could not reproduce the issue and would not install fix. 
Jan 2015

36700 mi
Previous complaint on hard/rough start around freezing (but not sub-freezing) temperatures. This time VW dealer installed intercooler kit to avoid ice build-up. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2012 - Feb 2017
Jun 2015

40000 mi
Exhaust diverter flap failed, eventually covered out of warranty by VW. Since then flap now covered to 120,000 miles by new extension of factory warranty 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Texas, United States
Oct 2012 - Feb 2017
Mar 2014

21000 mi

US $2800
Clutch burnt - had to replace the entire thing. Manual transmission. 
Jul 2016

49300 mi
Lose bolt on transmission made it impossible to get into 6th gear. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Maryland, United States
Jun 2013 - Feb 2016
Nov 2014

42000 mi
Inside lights (dome, mirror, footwell) failed to turn off after exiting car. Key fob locking "beep" went silent. Rear window wipers failed. This lasted for 5 days before all of them worked again. No trip to the dealership. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Washington, United States
Oct 2013 - Apr 2017
Mar 2014

4000 mi
recurring persistent vibration / rattle from headliner area vicinity of overhead light console. 
Nov 2014

11700 mi
Plastic piece that allows you to aim the rear air vent broke 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2013 - Aug 2015
May 2014

12400 mi
Engine reported intermittent communication loss with transmission. CEL came on and off 1-2 days at a time. VW checked cables, wires then changed the entire shifter assembly. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2017
Apr 2013

8300 mi
check engine light: engine control software required update 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New York, United States
Mar 2013 - Dec 2014
Dec 2013

5000 mi
Fan motor burned out 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Apr 2013

1240 mi
Car brought to dealer with continuing handling issue - drifting & inconsistency on highway. Dealer could not reproduce - no fix 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

63000 mi
High Pressure Fuel Pump shattered causing pieces to get into the fuel filter and fuel lines. Fuel system was replaced, even though vehicle was 2k outside of warranty. There have been reports to NHTSB. Maybe contaminated fuel caused it. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Jun 2013 - Jan 2017
Dec 2016

87000 mi

US $350
Trunk latch 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Maine, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2015
Apr 2015

40000 mi

US $700
Standard 50K Service; plus Dash rattle in instrument cluster 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jan 2017
Sep 2014

38000 mi
Catastrophic failure of high pressure diesel fuel pump. Repair required extensive replacement and cleaning of other systems on car 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Illinois, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2016
Feb 2016

39000 mi

US $98
Failed exhaust flap, part of VW TSB. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 140hp 1.4L I4 7-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Great Britain
Feb 2013 - Sep 2016
Apr 2014

4200 mi
Rear passenger overhead interior light will not switch off at all except when car locked and left at end of journey. Switch reset under warranty. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 122hp 1.4L I4 7-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New South Wales, Australia
Jul 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

52700 mi
Judder when starting on steep hills. Replacement clutch pack for DSG gearbox fitted by dealer under warranty, no costs to owner. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Kansas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

29400 mi
Replaced seat recline switch under warranty. Glove box latch and passenger window switch. These are three separate issues. 
May 2015

35000 mi
Turn signal integrated into the mirror did not function. Was replaced under warranty 
Mar 2017

66000 mi

US $227
Automatic transmission would not shift out of 5th gear. Cause was determined to be a broken wire. 
Nov 2017

78000 mi

US $196
Wires leading to transmission, another one broke, transmission was stuck in 3rd gear until wire was repaired 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Washington, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2016
Oct 2013

5000 mi
Rear washer fluid nozzle would occasionally dribble fluid when accelerating. Problem intermittent and difficult to reproduce. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

41000 mi
Tech found oil while replacing spark plugs. Replaced valve cover and gasket under CPO warranty. 
Jun 2017

52000 mi

US $50
Drivers side heated seat bottom failed. Dealer replaced under CPO. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 4dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2012 - Oct 2014
Nov 2013

9920 mi
Headlight is fogging up. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2014 - Feb 2017
Aug 2015

27980 mi
I heard "knocking" sounds coming from the front and rear suspension. The dealership diagnosed the problem as broken stabilizer links. The dealer replaced both front and rear links. Repair was covered by warranty. 
Nov 2016

43800 mi

C $100
While having my car in for scheduled service, the technician reported that my right-front stabilizer link was getting loose. The link was replaced under warranty. An alignment was also performed. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

53320 mi

C $400
Right rear wheel bearing was shot. Replaced it. 
Jun 2017

58280 mi
Water pump replaced under warranty 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 256hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual AWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Virginia, United States
Nov 2013 - Jan 2015
Feb 2014

13300 mi
Intake flap motor failed causing CEL 
Dec 2014

27000 mi

US $2500
Replaced clutch bc it was starting to slip 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in New York, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
May 2016

38000 mi

US $50
Clunking from suspension over slow bumps. Dealer found front strut mounts to be the source of sound and replaced them. Fixed source of sound. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in North Dakota, United States
Nov 2012 - Sep 2015
Feb 2014

20000 mi
Water pump leaking. Water pump replaced. 
Sep 2015

30000 mi
Water pump broke again. Fixed under recall. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2013 - Feb 2014
Dec 2013

24000 mi
Blown water pump. Replaced under warranty. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

18000 mi
Intake manifold needed to be replaced due to malfunctioning intake runner flap. Caused check engine light, misfires, and stalls. 
Jun 2016

75000 mi

US $300
Replace intake manifold and clean valve, valve stems, and intake port. 
Dec 2017

98000 mi

US $1500
Replaced clutch, flywheel, pressure plate, and throw-out bearing (with aftermarket equipment, due to OEM equipment failing). Replaced manual trans fluid and rear main seal during clutch replacement. 
Feb 2018

104000 mi

US $1200
Replaced rear main seal. 2nd in two months. 1st new seal leaked from factory. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in California, United States
May 2014 - Jul 2015
Feb 2015

20000 mi
Water pump leak caught on 20k service. Waited a week for water pump to arrive. Replaced. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Louisiana, United States
Oct 2014 - Nov 2017
Feb 2015

17400 mi
19,000 miles. Could not shift into gears. Clutch was dragging. pressure plate retaining ring failure. Entire clutch assy replaced. Was performe under warranty at no cost to me. 
Nov 2017

46000 mi
Clutch throwout bearing/ slave cylinder failure. Similar failure as previous repair. Did not fix, sold vehicle. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2012 - May 2016
May 2015

26000 mi
Leaking water pump. Water pump replaced under warranty. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Utah, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

46000 mi

US $110
Wiper fluid sensor 
Feb 2018

81000 mi

US $500
Coil Packs failed resulting in severe misfires. Replaced all coil packs and spark plugs. These were the original packs and plugs, and the car had been "chip tuned" for about 50,000 miles prior to failure. 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Indiana, United States
Jun 2013 - Apr 2017
Nov 2016

28000 mi
In tank electric fuel pump replaced 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2016
Feb 2015

20300 mi
Experienced repeated difficult start, rough idle, and stall symptomatic of failing ignition coil(s) or fuel pump. Dealer unable to replicate, no CEL or misfire codes. Presumed to be bad gas (doubtful). 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Oregon, United States
Jun 2013 - Nov 2016
Aug 2013

2000 mi
storage compartment cover defective, replaced under warranty 
Feb 2015

12000 mi
passenger seat belt wouldn't retract, had to replace parts. 

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2013 Volkswagen Golf / GTI 2dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.5L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Golf / GTI in Ohio, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

32000 mi

US $45
Switch to adjust driver and passenger mirror stopped working 
Volkswagen Golf / GTI in South Carolina, United States
Mar 2016 - Jul 2018
Feb 2018

39000 mi

US $50
throttle body failure 

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