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2016 Volkswagen Touareg repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (87%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (7%)

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2016 Volkswagen Touareg repair cost distribution

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2016 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

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

Volkswagen Touareg in Alaska, United States
Dec 2015 - Jul 2017
Jan 2016 Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Assistant stopped working (simultaneously). Dealer reset the control module. 
May 2016

14900 mi
TPMS system failed. Waiting on new module 40 days so far - backordered. 
Aug 2016

18400 mi
Dealer replace TPMS module and repinned wires connecting to it (corroded) 
May 2017

34000 mi
TPMS module not responding. Dealer installed repair wires to replace a portion of the corroded wiring harness. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Nevada, United States
Sep 2015 - Mar 2018
Dec 2015

3000 mi
System does not respond to voice commands. VW Corp aware and will release firmware update. 
Sep 2017

31000 mi
Selective Catalyst Reduction System Heater failed. Replaced heating element 
Volkswagen Touareg in Colorado, United States
Aug 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2015

6000 mi
NAV system would not accept voice command for new destination. Repair attempted. Unsuccessful. Manufacturing defect in NAV system software on 2016 models. No issue with 2015's. 
Sep 2017

58500 mi
Repair voice command system to accept voice entries of destinations into the navigation system. 
Volkswagen Touareg in Florida, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

860 mi
All four tires replaced for flat spots 

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2016 Volkswagen Touareg 4dr SUV

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

Volkswagen Touareg in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

3000 mi
One key fob was randomly recognized by the car. 
Oct 2016

6200 mi
Low tire pressure warning light had to be turned off by dealer after I inflated the tires to operating pressure. 
Dec 2017

11790 mi
Low tire pressure warning light came on and I needed to get the dealer to turn it off. 
Volkswagen Touareg in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016 Phantom trailer. Rebooted car. 
Sep 2016

3000 mi
Phantom trailer. Replaced trailer control module, updated software. 
Nov 2016

4800 mi
Phantom trailer returned about 60 days later. Corrosion in trailer connector found and cleaned. Software updated. 

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2016 Volkswagen Touareg Repair Histories

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