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  1. Jetta/GLI VI
    Looking for some advice on my exhaust setup. Catless CTS Downpipe to a catback exhaust from ecs (which has 1 muffler like the awe track exhaust). I live in New Hampshire, and gonna be apr stage 2 tuned. Will I pass? Parts...
  2. Golf V & Jetta V
    So bought a 2005 mk5 Jetta 2.5 last year and discovered that it has the 2008 Jetta cbua 2.5 in it and recently have been smelling the cat when I get on it. I would like to replace it but I have no idea if it's federal or California emissions seeing how the placard on the hood would be for the...
  3. 2.5l Inline-5 Engine Forum
    I've done almost everything I can do. (inexpensively) what am I missing? 2008 Jetta 2.5 inline.
  4. CC
    Hey Guys I found a USED mint condition Catalytic Converter from a nice gentlemen here on the forums. Unlucky for me The cat didn't fit my 2015 CC. It's going to need some adjusting to make it fit prefect.(1 out of the 4 Turbo Flange Bolts doesn't line up to fit) My question is Will this OEM VW...
  5. The Volkswagen Lounge
    for those who dont have the luxury of replacing a defective part, has anyone out here ever "repaired" a PCV diaphragm or fabricated a makeshift PCV system? the valve is discontinued for the W8 and im looking for idea or suggestions?
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Oxnard Engineering Campus, in Oxnard, California has just finished its expansion and renovations, Volkswagen announced to today. The center is home to Audi Engineering and Volkswagen’s Quality team and supports these brands along with Bentley and Porsche. The Oxnard campus is focused on...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Recent remarks made by Volkswagen head of brand strategy Michael Jost sent the automotive community into a bit of a frenzy. Jost, speaking to media at an industry conference, proclaimed that 2026 "will be the last product start on a combustion-engine platform," from VW. Many took this as...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is having to stockpile vehicles, searching for parking space in an effort to catch up on emissions testing. New emissions and fuel economy testing is coming into effect in the EU. The Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure starts September 1st. The test uses real-world...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it had approved a fix for the remaining 38,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles equipped with emissions-cheating 3.0-liter diesel engines. That’s potentially very good news for Volkswagen, as it’s a decision that could save the company a...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Germany has announced that dieselgate affected VWs that aren’t retrofitted with VW’s fix, will have to be taken off the road. Many owners are unwilling to have their TDIs fixed due to fears that their performance will be negatively impacted. Despite assurances from both VW and the KBA...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche are offering European owners a voluntary software update that will help their V6 and V8 TDIs “improve their emissions in real driving conditions beyond the current legal requirements,” according to Audi. The retrofit is being offered to TDI engines that were...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    A new study points to one company as the common link between multiple automaker’s diesel emissions troubles. Robert Bosch Gmbh created the software that Volkswagen used to evade diesel emissions standards for years, while the same company also wrote the code for the alleged defeat device...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    A court-appointed monitor tasked with ensuring that Volkswagen stays in line might triple the number of people on his staff. Larry Thompson, a lawyer chosen by the US Department of Justice in the wake of the dieselgate scandal might go from 20 staffers to 60, according to a report from...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    With the vehicles now fixed and supply limited, demand for vehicles affected by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal is proving to be strong. Volkswagen was unable to sell the vehicles with its “Generation 3” 2.0-liter diesel engines until it introduced a software fix to bring vehicles within...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    A fix for 84,390 Volkswagen Passat diesel vehicles has been approved. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) have announced an approval for 2012-2014 Passat diesel vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. A fix for manual transmissions...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen’s CEO, Matthias Müller, has told German newspaper Handelsblatt that he is already interested in picking someone to follow him in that role. "I am already in talks with the supervisory board about who could be my successor," Müller was quoted as saying in Handelsblatt. "It is...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    A German regional court ruled that a raid of a law firm associated with Volkswagen conducted by German prosecutors in March was legal, despite objections from the automaker. The complaint centered around a raid of US law firm Jones Day’s offices . Prosecutors conducted the raid in the wake of...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    April has brought good news to diesel lovers and haters on both sides of the border. After spending the winter (and the better part of last fall) jealously eyeing their southern neighbor’s buyback and compensation program, Canadian owners can now apply for that longed-for envelope of Volkswagen...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    A new book about the dieselgate scandal is set to hit stores in May and it reportedly contains the identity of the whistleblower who alerted authorities to Volkswagen’s emissions manipulations. Faster, Higher, Farther: the Volkswagen Scandal , written by New York Times journalist Jack Ewing...
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