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2004 Volkswagen Touareg repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (1%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (35%)

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

Other (4%)

Chart based on 185 repairs.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (21%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (32%)

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Chart based on 152 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Volkswagen Touareg

Engine not specified

Volkswagen Touareg in Washington, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

104000 mi
Water pump failure. Tow to shop. They have to remove the whole nose of the touareg to change it. $2400 repair. Free tow from my auto insurance. Ac fan motor failure. Got the part myself for 350. Removed old part but could not install new. The rest of the fees came from labor to reinstall fan.  Rear hatch hydraulic arms do not hold door open any more. Did not pay to fix. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
Feb 2012 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

91000 mi
Failed drive shaft. Center bearing support failed. At less than 150 miles the center bearing support on the drive shaft failed again. Drove to the shop with an extensive vibration. 
Apr 2012

91000 mi
After driveshaft was replaced a second time we had a noise up front in the transfer case. Got rid of the car. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2011
Feb 2009

83000 mi
Tire pressure sensor calibrated. 
Jun 2009

88000 mi

US $727
HVAC blower makes noise and doesn't blow air. Replaced. 
Oct 2009

94000 mi
First dealer says need to spend $518.13 to replace the water pump. Second dealer says very slow leak only after putting 30psi in to even get it to seep. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2011
Sep 2009

60000 mi
power loss, dealer searching for answer. Something to do with turbo boost. Perhaps waste gate control, TBD. 
Sep 2010

80000 mi

US $100
Turbocharger mechanical control was sticking causing engine warning light and limp home mode without turbo. Lubed upper control arm of turbo activation rod. No problem since. 

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

turbocharged 310hp 4.9L V10 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Volkswagen Touareg in California, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

US $100
Exhaust workshop light went on. Intake flapper motor replaced. Broken dip stick tip E-brake damper replaced. E-brake would not retract completely with one pull. 
Mar 2010

78000 mi

US $100
Keyless entry not working. Kessey module replaced and upgraded. 
Apr 2011

90300 mi

US $250
Water leak when tailgate raised after wash or rain. Drain part replaced with redesigned one. Problem fixed. Blinking zenon headlight. Bad wire harness. Replaced with new headlight module. 
Jun 2011

92000 mi

US $100
One oxygen sensor malfunction. Warranty company authorized replacing both. Engine and transmission dropped to repair. Fixed and Touareg functioning normally. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Washington, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2011

78000 mi
Driver airbag warning light on continuously, problem previously reported to dealer. Cause is too short wire harness to driver seat. TSB previously issued now expired. Dealer will not fix under old TSB 
Sep 2012

94000 mi

US $202
L headlight control module showed fault code when scanned with VCDS. Module replaced under extended warranty air suspension system allowed front end to fully drop. Rear remained at 'normal' position. 
Apr 2013

98500 mi

US $100
Both headlights aiming high. Neither could be adjusted using the internal adjustment devices. Extended warranty denied claim. Appealed. Claim finally accepted. Car waiting for new headlight assemblies to arrive. 
Jul 2013

101700 mi

US $100
Dreaded 'driveshaft thumping' happened. Confirmed center Ujoint bearing carrier rubber mount had failed. New driveshaft ass'y ordered under extended warranty. This is a common and expected issue on all Touaregs of this vintage. 
Sep 2013

105000 mi

US $450
Inspection reported oil leak in rear of engine. Had dealer inspect. They reported leak from tandem pump (both fuel and vacuum)on Right rear of V10. OK'd repair with warranty. Engine removed.  2L oil found in intercooler piping. Turbos R&R. 
Dec 2015

121000 mi
My Touareg has a bad switch so that the rear hatch window no longer opens. 
Mar 2016

124000 mi
Keyless locking switch on driver's outside door handle is in process of failing - intermittent operation. New handle/switch has been ordered but must also be painted to match car 
Feb 2017

135000 mi

US $540
Car lost power and died. Cranked over but would not start. No check engine lights. Flat bed towed to repair shop. After 3 days shop determined clogged fuel filters. Replaced filter elements and purged and cleaned fuel tank. 
Jun 2017

135000 mi

US $1969
The original technician did not correctly tighten the -4- bolts that attach the subframe when completing the September 2013 repair that involved removing the engine. The dealer refused to pay for more than half of the repair to the damaged threads and paid for none of the resulting wear damage to the tires (new tires were required and were purchased by customer) 
Oct 2017

137000 mi
Dealer (Herzog motors) failed to properly install grill during June repair. It flew off on freeway and was broken/lost. Dealer agreed to pay to replace, and did. Dealer was NOT the one who performed the repair. 
Volkswagen Touareg in South Africa
Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

R 9000
DRIVE SHAFT 
Volkswagen Touareg in Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 2008 - Jun 2013
Apr 2008

74400 mi
In shop end of April for a new alternator, several days in shop excellent results. Excellent dealership in Saskatoon, S.K.  

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

310-horsepower 4.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Volkswagen Touareg in Michigan, United States
Jul 2012 - May 2018
Oct 2012

75500 mi

US $1230
Broken center bearing, driveshaft u-joint also not moving properly. Replaced full driveshaft assembly. 
May 2013

85700 mi

US $2700
Thermostat going bad. replaced it together with water pump and full 80,000 mile maintenance 
Jun 2013

87000 mi

US $1516
A/C not working properly. Dealer found venting not operating properly yellow warning light. dealer found problem with air intake seals 
May 2014

100600 mi

US $1015
Right from flex pipe rusted out. Replaced with unit containing new right front Cat and flex pipe. 
Oct 2014

102500 mi

US $500
Horn not working - Replaced both horns; GPS getting lost - replaced GPS antenna 
Jun 2017

139000 mi

US $1000
replaced both headlights bulbs (one was burned out) plus 1 ballast 
Jul 2017

139000 mi

US $600
Transmission has significant jerks when shifting, particularly between 4 and 5. As start, shop checked and replaced, fluid and checked systems. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2012 - Apr 2013
Feb 2013

94100 mi

US $1600
Fuel pump replaced 
Volkswagen Touareg in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2012
Nov 2010

67500 mi

US $75
squeaking drivetrain. Lubrication only. 
Apr 2011

70500 mi

US $1200
Tire Pressure sensors replaced 
Jan 2012

78000 mi

US $95
replace headlight, expensive xenon bulb Airbag light, only reset. If it occurs again, the sensor will be replaced at a much higher cost. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
Jan 2011

72000 mi

US $2000
Driver's headlight, windshield wipers, and drive train replaced.  Tire px monitoring system not fixed. According to VW, "low battery life." Requires sensor replacements for an extra $650. Opted to visually check tires and live with warning. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Connecticut, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

2014000 mi
I expected to keep my car forever but the engine block cracked last January. Ugh.. I contacted volkswagon but since I have 134,000 miles they explained they could not help. No prior warning, no CEL, so it could not have been prevented. 
Volkswagen Touareg in California, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2008

72000 mi
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Fault, all four tire sensors replaced, TPMS computer replaced under warranty 
May 2008

75000 mi
TPMS Sensors again 
Sep 2008

77000 mi
TPMS Sensor errors, keyless entry computer faults. Keyless entry computers replaced, key reprogrammed, all under warranty 
Dec 2008

78000 mi
TPMS AGAIN, this time they've replaced just about every computer and sensor as well as rewired the whole mess. Called in a specialist from VW that is overseeing the repairs. Under warranty still thank god 
Volkswagen Touareg in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
May 2016

98750 mi

US $250
Headlight keeps burning out bulbs 
Volkswagen Touareg in Oregon, United States
Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
Sep 2016

122000 mi

US $4000
ABS fault 
Jan 2017

126000 mi
TPMS error message 
Volkswagen Touareg in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016

190000 mi
My timing belt broke and bent valves and broke guides. i had new heads, timing belt and water pump replaced. The mechanic didn't do the job correctly on timing and cleaning up metal fragments and fragments went throughout my motor. 
Volkswagen Touareg in New York, United States
Apr 2010 - Aug 2015
Aug 2010

73000 mi

US $908
Water pump failed - covered by extended warranty. Had 80k belts/therm replaced while engine was apart for $908 
Oct 2010

74000 mi

US $600
Side impact Airbag was malfunctioning. Replaced entire unit. 
Jan 2011

US $300
TPMS Sensors died. Purchased batteries and stems separately and had dealship reset TPMS Controller (which noted a fault) and install/balance sensors on tires. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Washington, United States
Jan 2015 - Sep 2018
Jul 2015

73300 mi

US $100
requires removal of entire assembly 
Sep 2018

107000 mi

US $200
Vacuum system replacement 
Volkswagen Touareg in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2011 - Feb 2015
Jun 2011

110000 mi

US $1600
Both fuel pumps total failure while visiting relatives in Chicago. Car needed towing and repair. 
Jan 2014

128000 mi

US $790
Replaced the blower motor and installed a new battery 
Feb 2014

129000 mi

US $710
Fuel pump failed, replaced both pumps approx 2 years earlier. Has cost me over $2000 in fuel pump replacement/repair costs to date. 
Jan 2015

US $900
3rd battery in less than a year. Something is seriously wrong with this vehicle. Radiator fan and control module fail 
Volkswagen Touareg in Missouri, United States
Jan 2008 - Jan 2011
Feb 2008

75000 mi

US $1700
Waterpump failed at 71k while replaced, I had 80k maintenance done(timing belt + all the parts were replaced, new thermostat(bad too) serpentine belt replaced(prevention).Rest of masintenance I do myself that is due at 80k 
Volkswagen Touareg in Texas, United States
Jun 2008 - Jul 2010
Jul 2008

70000 mi
Noticed that the front cover by the fog light had been damaged by PO. I was able to affect a repair myself using strategically drilled holes and zip ties. Now the panel has been fixed and the fog light is in a fairly accurate position. 
Dec 2008

75000 mi

US $500
Cooling System thermostat was stuck and would cause the system to overheat. The dealer also discoved another leak in the cooling system, replaced the hose, replaced coolant. Also fix oil drain plug issue as PO had over tightened plugs, put in new plugs. 
Volkswagen Touareg in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2018
Jan 2010

49000 mi

US $30
replaced #3 spark coil 
May 2010

55000 mi

US $1900
Overheat warning, due to sticking thermostat wet passenger side floormat, due to clogged A/C evaporator drain. 
Jun 2010

56000 mi
Bulb out warning came on. All lights worked fine. Warning has not reappeared since visit to dealer 
May 2011

66000 mi

US $2400
keyless entry and locking did not work. Replaced driver door handle and rear hatch handle assemblies Driver sunvisor flops down. Replaced sunvisor TPMS batteries dead. Replaced TPMS sensors in all four wheels. Keyless entry failed again and control module was replaced. 
Nov 2011

68000 mi
Headlight not working leaking cam seals replaced coolant temp sensor replaced 
May 2012

72100 mi

US $400
Water leak at headliner-front. Sunroof drains clogged. Drains were cleared Front right parking sensor, triggering random alerts. 
Oct 2012

75200 mi
parking brake warning light stayed on 
Dec 2012

76000 mi

US $70
Intake runner flap shafts jammed, broken plastic rods to vacuum motors. Took assembly apart, cleaned and replace broken control rods. 
Apr 2014

84300 mi

US $75
Replaced crankcase vent valve to solve high oil consumption issue(quart per 1000 miles). 
May 2014

85000 mi

US $60
Replaced N112 valve due to broken plastic hose connection 
Jun 2014

86000 mi
repaired gruven parts manifold control arm with broken plastic bushing. Part has lifetime warrantee. 
Nov 2014

92000 mi

US $2800
Missing under load. Secondary air code and cat efficiency code. Bank one cat fried and needed new combi valve leaking. 
Dec 2014

93000 mi

US $26
After fixing sunroof drain issue, leak persisted and driver side front rug remained wet. Bad seal was found on cover in rear hatch hinge area, with leak travelling to front of car. Cyl. 1 spark coil failed. Replaced. 
May 2015

101000 mi
Replaced failed pcv valve. 
Jul 2015

108700 mi

US $2200
Replaced both fuel pumps due to clogged filter. Replaced Valve cover gaskets and cam seals. 
Jun 2016

119000 mi

US $461
No crank, no start. Corroded wire connections in harness under carpet near driver side A pillar. Water leakage caused by sunroof drain and hose connection problems over the years. 
Aug 2016

119600 mi

US $300
no crank no start 
Dec 2016

121000 mi

US $2900
no crank no start. Wiring repair and battery replacement did not fix. Dealer could not duplicate for over a month. Finally checked wiring to starter and replaced starter and power relay. Not sure if fixed, but OK for a month. 
May 2017

122000 mi

US $1500
Cam position sensor and cam tensioner 
Dec 2017

129000 mi

US $300
Replaced 2 corroded tire valve stems. 
Apr 2018

131000 mi

US $1100
No crank, no start. Dealer found melted wires under fuse/relay panel in engine compartment. One of the fuel pumps was running continuously. this could have been cause of no crank a year and half ago, which resulted in starter being replaced. Suspect that Kessy module is going, because dash warning occasionally pops up "put shift lever in Park" even though driving. 
Jul 2018

135000 mi
MIL on. Cylinder 5 misfire. Cleaned fouled plug. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

55000 mi

US $1303
Driveshaft center support bearing failed - driveshaft replaced. Auto transmission valve body replaced - rough downshift problem. Parking sensor replaced 
Feb 2011

66000 mi

US $314
Alternator failure - replaced. 
Nov 2011

74000 mi
Front parking sensor replaced. 
Jun 2012

79000 mi

US $150
prop shaft replaced 
Sep 2013

96000 mi

US $100
Battery replaced 
Apr 2017

142000 mi

US $500
Both catalysts replaced due to flex pipe exhaust leaks 
Sep 2017

152000 mi

US $1500
Front differential rebuilt 
Nov 2017

154000 mi

US $250
Rear brakes. New rotors (first new set), pads (third set) 
Volkswagen Touareg in Illinois, United States
Mar 2011 - Nov 2012
Jul 2011

78800 mi

US $1200
headlight motor not working, $500 blower motor replaced, $700 
Apr 2012

90200 mi

US $800
Driveline severe "clunk" when downshifting from 5th to 4th. Common problem for these cars, according to the internet. Locked in 3rd gear 
Sep 2012

103000 mi

US $250
Trailer lights stopped working 
Nov 2012

103000 mi
Intermittent check engine light. Repair estimate $1,000. Have allready spent $5k on repairs this year. Traded car in on 2012 touareg. For $7k. Kept the car 1 year too long. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Kentucky, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2011
Oct 2009

63000 mi

US $120
The flashback lights were not working. Once inspected by the dealer, it was stated by the VW certified as a ground wire. Lights were working fine once grounded wire was fixed. 
Apr 2010

67256 mi

US $479
Water leaking underneath driver side carpet and rear passenger carpet driver side. wires were damaged traced and found error replaced wire. Multiple Control unit errors codes, No communication, Found Drivers side carpet very wet. Removed carpet and traced wiring. Repaired wire break from circuit 15, power supply to module relay. Cleared drains AC, sunroof, cowl drain.  
Volkswagen Touareg in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2009 - Jul 2012
Jun 2009

36000 mi
parking brake handle came off 
Aug 2011

50200 mi

US $520
replaced parking brake handle, wheel alignment. radiator flush oil/filter change 

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Volkswagen Touareg in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

22320 mi

C $250
Headlight 
Volkswagen Touareg in Ohio, United States
Jul 2008 - Dec 2014
Aug 2014

61000 mi

US $2500
Leaking catalytic converter, replaced front catalytic converter. 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

49600 mi

C $140
Coil pack for # 6 cylinder. Dealer fixed in an hour. 
Volkswagen Touareg in New York, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

98000 mi

US $1100
Replaced main driveshaft. Driveshaft universal joint bearings wore out. 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
Sep 2017

111600 mi

C $700
The steady bearing that supports the drive shaft. Located about half way between front axel and rear axel 
Feb 2018

113460 mi
Regular oil change. However told brakes need replacing.  There are several warning lights on that I have just learned to live with 1) Check engine - which is the catalytic converter  2) Air Bag warning light - likely wiring issue under drivers seat 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
May 2016 - Mar 2018
May 2017

118000 mi

US $750
new fuel pump new down pipe 
Volkswagen Touareg in Wisconsin, United States
May 2008 - Feb 2009
Jun 2008

48000 mi

US $95
Tire pressure monitoring sensor failed. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Oregon, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2015
Aug 2013

115000 mi

US $980
Main drive line CV joints failed and center support bearing too. 
Nov 2013

116700 mi

US $921
TPMS system not working due to bad sensors. 
Jan 2015

118800 mi

US $530
LH Fuel pump quit. Replace LH fuel pump & check electrical system. Replaced battery. 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

47120 mi

C $700
center carrier bearing on drive shaft 
Jan 2011

49600 mi
Cat converters caused fault in systems checks. VW changed under extended warranty on this item 
Jun 2011

51460 mi
TPMS sensors & module replaced 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Dec 2010

86180 mi

C $155
Tire air pressure sensors not working. Sensors need replacing, will do it when I replace tires. Dealer cost exceeds $220 per sensor X 4. After market cost $145 for all four. Guess what I'm doing? 
Jun 2011

93000 mi

C $100
ABS warning light on, dealer reset and said work would be required if light came back on. It has, as well as the downhill decent light. I'll report cost of repair next month. 
Aug 2011

94240 mi

C $1250
ABS light on. Dealer diagnosed as failed electrical motor in the rear differential. Brutally expensive part. 
Dec 2011

99200 mi
I replaced tire pressure monitoring valves in wheels. Bought from Tire Rack, about 1/4 cost of factory parts. First VW dealer wouldn't show me how to initialize to eliminate warning light. Second dealer very helpful, easy process, no cost. 
Mar 2012

102300 mi

C $98
Drivers side low beam out. 12 dollar bulb, one hour labour. Bulb has lasted about 10 days and it is blown again. I have to talk to dealer on this, took to Canadian Tire. Not sure if I need a factory bulb? 
Sep 2012

111600 mi

C $1175
Main fuel pump went. It was recommended both pumps be replaced at the same time. About $375 per pump and labour. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2009
Dec 2008

64000 mi

US $500
Remote key sensor chip in driver door needed replacement. Security system did not recognize that door was unlocked with remote and sounded alarm when door was opened. 
Feb 2009

66000 mi
Tire pressure sensors. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Wisconsin, United States
May 2010 - Feb 2013
Aug 2010

150820 mi

US $13
Changed low beam lamp. Changed low beam lamp 
Nov 2010

157000 mi

US $1200
Car started fine, then stopped after several seconds. Would restart then stop.Determined one of two fuel pumps not functioning. Decided to replace both. 
Dec 2011

184000 mi

US $996
Replaced 4 oxygen sensors 
May 2012

190200 mi

US $950
radiator fans kept running for an extended period of time after engine was shut off. 
Aug 2012

196000 mi

US $700
Check engine light. Rough running. 
Sep 2012

196000 mi

US $100
Valve stems leaking due to corrosion of wheels. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Florida, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

81000 mi

US $2045
The rear drive shaft support bearing failed in Canada new shaft 1500 +15 % tax labor 4h x $80.0 total 2045.0 In the US, new shaft $650.00 rebuilt shaft 350.00+labor, replace bearing only $95.00 Bearing or rebuilt shaft non in Canada 
Volkswagen Touareg in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

62000 mi

US $1000
Tire monitoring alarm fault. Don't want to spend anymore money on this problem without a fix. Brake light kept coming on; alarm and light indicator. The generator was not putting out enough voltage, replaced it. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2017
Mar 2011

83000 mi
Tire pressure sensors batteries were dead on 3 of 4 wheels . Decidied to wait until tires are replaced later this year or early next year. 
Sep 2011

87000 mi

US $350
Tire pressure sensors replaced. Batteries were no longer working. 
Jan 2012

90000 mi

US $1787
Replaced Both Catalytic Converters. I purchsed after Market Converters ($583 for Both vs $2600 VW ) Labor to Install $848. The $1787 includes converters. Plus One Head light Bulb.  
Feb 2012

94000 mi
Brake system alarm. Rings, flashes yellow, tells you stop immediately. It then goes away and may not reappear for 10-100 miles. Shop diagnosed an intermittent glitch in the alarm. After 2 days the alarm went away and has not returned. 
May 2012

97700 mi

US $484
Brake sensor was giving a false alarm on the status of the Braking system 
Jul 2012

98800 mi
A slight leak in return hose to compressor. System alarm said to go to workshop. All Freon was gone from system. Hose ordered, installed 7/18/ 12 
Aug 2012

100300 mi

US $872
Warning light for 4 wheel drive Part # OAD-341-601C motor replaced Part 489.60 
Feb 2014

125000 mi

US $459
Tire Pressure indication Sysytem J502 control module 
Jul 2014

131000 mi

US $1500
Center support bearing failed, This makes replacing the drive shaft necessary 
Aug 2014

131700 mi

US $386
Wire harness to Driver side headlight had a worn spot no lights 
Volkswagen Touareg in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
Apr 2013

138000 mi

US $1000
replaced transfer case, from popping noise 
Jul 2013

140000 mi

US $350
Secondary Water Pump was leaking and replaced. Clean and replace gasket around thermostat which was leaking 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2008 - Sep 2013
Jan 2010

69440 mi

C $1000
Main fuel pump failed 
Jun 2011

81840 mi

C $1650
Hard downshifting of trans, had fluid and filters changed, will likely need computer reflash. Failure of driveshaft steady bearing requiring driveshaft replacement. 
Mar 2013

108500 mi
engine light on, engine running rough 
Apr 2013

108700 mi

C $1000
TPMS sensors with dead batteries causing valve stems to corrode and tires lose air. 
Sep 2013

110980 mi

C $830
replace malfunctioning valve body, supplied dealer with after-market component. 

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2004 Volkswagen Touareg 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Volkswagen Touareg in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

39060 mi
Battery died, replaced by dealership under warranty. Replaced wipers, and some interior trim at the same time, no charge. 
Apr 2008

39680 mi
Driveshaft support bearing noisy, driveshaft ordered. TSB for whistling mirrors assesed and parts ordered. TSB for a pillar trim assessed and parts ordered. Installed new driveshaft. Installed mirror wings to stop whistling. A-pillar trim backordered. 

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2003.5 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

220-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range

Volkswagen Touareg in South Australia, Australia
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

60760 mi

A $200
Failed Driveshaft Bearing (known problem and expected around this mileage). Part not available from VW (they wanted $2,200 for a complete tailshaft assembly), I've ordered the bearing online (overseas) and awaiting it to arrive. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Victoria, Australia
Mar 2010 - Nov 2010
Nov 2010

148800 mi

A $5500
timing chains loose and rubbed groove in part that then needed to be replaced ($1900), timing chains out meant that computer could not tune so huge fuel bills and rough running, idling. Sold vehicle 

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