Volkswagen Golf owners have reported 110 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 (37 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|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Dash Wiring problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Horn Assembly problems|
|Ignition Coils Failure problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Camshaft Position Sensor problems|
|Underhood Wiring problems|
|Starter Relay problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
I drove the car to a meeting on Thursday evening, Jan 4th, 2018. Parked it in a residential home office parking area in santa fe, nm at 6pm. At 6:10pm another person arrived to the meeting and said she saw flames by a red car. It was my Golf. 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...
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...
Glow plug light began to flash while driving, researched this problem on the internet and found that there have been recalls for previous model years and checked my vehicle. Though my vehicle does not fall into the recall years and I have not received an notification about a recall the brake light 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...