Volkswagen Golf owners have reported 112 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 21 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (38 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's wiring (10 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Camshaft Position Sensor problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
|Starter Relay problems|
The sunroof leaks water from all four counters into the vehicle: headliner, seats, carpet and dashboard. Warning signals/errors messages: air bag, traction, engine light. 2500 miles on vehicle purchased 3/18 new. The vehicle was parked in a driveway during a major rain storm. Read details...
When starting my Golf tdi I received several warning messages on the car's information screen to check turning lights, brake lights, headlights and running lights on the right hand side of the car. The right hand headlights, turn signals and brakelights were out. Read details...
On two occasions, about two weeks apart, the power cut off while driving. The car became very difficult to steer. The alternator light came on. After turning the ignition off and on again once or twice, the car started again, and the light was no longer on. Read details...
Despite a 2015 recall, 2016 Golfs are still being affected by faulty clock spring setups and a lack of some type of cover that is preventing debris from getting inside and breaking them. While driving the car, the airbag warning light went on. Read details...
Tl-the contact owns a 2003 Volkswagen Golf. While driving approximately 35 mph, the contact noticed that the air conditioner, windshield wipers and headlights became inoperable, as well as the turn signals. The contact performed repairs to the vehicle himself and replaced the ignition switch. Read details...