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2014 Volkswagen Touareg repairs by problem area

Engine (41%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (10%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 41 repairs.
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2014 Volkswagen Touareg repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (9%)

< $100 (70%)

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Chart based on 33 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volkswagen Touareg in Texas, United States
Sep 2014 - May 2021
Aug 2017

79000 mi
The DEF heater in the polution control system burned out. 
Jun 2018

84000 mi
Check engine light was on, car was not accelerating properly. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Pennsylvania, United States
- Sep 2014
Sep 2013

31 mi

US $1500
Road force balance. Replace all four tires. Four wheel alignment. Another road force balance. 
Apr 2014

10693 mi
Rotate the wheels back to original position Road force balance on all four wheels. Dealer advised wheels must rotated and road force balanced every 5K miles. 
Aug 2014

18331 mi

US $106
Four wheel road force balance by independent shop on latest Hunter machine. 
Sep 2014

18518 mi
Road force balance all four wheels. Replace two tires. Another RF balance. Replace all four front control arms. Four more new tires. Another RF balance. Four wheel alignment. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
Sep 2014 - Jun 2022
May 2017

30000 mi
Check engine light: ad-blue heater replaced under extended warranty. No cost. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2014 - Oct 2021
Dec 2017

40000 mi
Diesel recall 
Volkswagen Touareg in Alabama, United States
Jan 2018 - Dec 2019
Jun 2018

125000 mi

US $160
Had a set of new tires mounted and balanced. Front end alignment was needed was needed. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Maine, United States
Feb 2021 - Jun 2022
Jan 2022

155000 mi
Check Engine Light On O2 Sensor Light reset 
Volkswagen Touareg in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2014 - Jan 2022
May 2021

104000 mi
Coolant leak. They took the cooling system & 1/2 of the engine appart, put it back together, ran it under pressure for several days, couldn’t find the leak, but apparently the process fixed it. This was all under warrantee related to the diesel settlement. 
Volkswagen Touareg in New York, United States
Sep 2014 - Feb 2022
Mar 2015

8000 mi
Check engine light. Bad sensor replaced under warranty 
Sep 2016

25000 mi
Oxygen sensor 
Sep 2017

39000 mi
Message on parking brake application. After replacing pads, rotors, dealer called vw tech line and had specialist from vw look. Replaced 3200 dollar controller (or whatever it was called). Vw warrantees entire job even though I was a out of warranty mileage bit not time. Maybe because it's a tdi? 
Jan 2022

103000 mi

US $600
Replaced tie rod ends 
Feb 2022

105000 mi

US $1200
Replaced pads rotors then noticed noise and returned to replace backing plates (separate entry) 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2016 - Jun 2022
Nov 2016

45860 mi
drivers window switch cluster malfunction. Drivers one touch up not working. Window switch cluster replaced under warranty 
Apr 2017

48980 mi

C $650
Sunroof rails required deep cleaning. Glass panel removal, removal of contaminated grease and regressing. Was NOT successful in eliminating groaning noises opening roof in hot weather. Replacement of broken fog lamp lenses. Fuel filter change. 
Sep 2017

53940 mi
Passengar trim bezel clips brittle and failing. New part is $160 or more. Decided to DIY with glue. 
Feb 2018

57040 mi
Adblue heater replaced under mfgs extra warranty 
Volkswagen Touareg in Missouri, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

82000 mi
Heater for Adblue tank failed. It was replaced under extended warranty 
Volkswagen Touareg in Arizona, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

22694 mi
Check engine light. Replaced Heater element repair kit - mating connector in the UREA tank. Part #7P6198970A Replaced Heater element repair kit - mating connector in the UREA tank. Part# 7P6198970A 
Sep 2017

42000 mi
Check engine light. The Adblue heater level sensor not reading. Repair Kit installed Part # 7P6198970A. Urea Adblue unit replaced, Part # G 052910A2. 
Jun 2018

48000 mi

US $250
The car computer thinks it's in drive when you shift the transmission into park. As a result, unable to lock the car because the computer thinks it is in drive. Dealer replaced the following parts: N 10255501 :CLIP 7P1713025D :MECHANISM 6R0713274 :WASHER Total for parts: $706.24 Labor: $618.80 Tax: $57.21 Grand total :$1382.25 I have Geico mechanical breakdown insurance with $250 deductible which is definitely worth the money. Paid for its self with just one repair. 
Volkswagen Touareg in California, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2022
Apr 2015

6000 mi
steering wheel shimmy at highway speeds. 
Jul 2018

60000 mi
No2 sensor failed 
Sep 2022

85000 mi
Diesel fumes inside car - turned out to be exhaust manifold gasket failure. FInding and fixing this took 7 trips to three different repair places, including two different dealerships. Absolute nightmare. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2014 - Aug 2016
Apr 2016

17500 mi
Entertainment system would stop working and reset itself in the middle of a drive. Happened more frequently as the months went by. 
Aug 2016

20000 mi
The entertainment system would shut off and restart while driving without warning or reason. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

7440 mi
Steering Wheel shimmy issues between 100 km and 110 km speed. The dealer kept the car for two days and after they told me that this is a normal behaviour of Vehicle since it is a heavy vehicle. 
Volkswagen Touareg in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
Feb 2016

22400 mi
The sunroof leaked, and was replaced under warranty. 
Volkswagen Touareg in North Carolina, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2018
Jan 2017

13000 mi
Add blue heater failed triggering a check engine light. Took to dealer same day and they found a tsb. Also VW sent letter regarding situation extending warranty. 
Nov 2017

43000 mi
Factory repair for TDI's to remap system, change catalytics, etc. 

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

280-horsepower 3.6L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volkswagen Touareg in Texas, United States
Nov 2017 - Feb 2022
Dec 2021

111000 mi

US $800
wear and tear 
Volkswagen Touareg in Illinois, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2022
Dec 2017

40000 mi
Leak at cooling pump seal that required pump replacement. 

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg 4-door

6-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

Volkswagen Touareg in Victoria, Australia
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

27900 mi

A $800
Dash rattle.  Seatbelt not retracting. Dealerships are of zero value. Will just put up with the problems. 
Nov 2017

55800 mi

A $1100
rotors and pads, front and back 
May 2018

65100 mi
Reversing camera unusable given dirt inside lense 

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg Repair Histories

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