Volkswagen Golf owners have reported 64 visibility related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 13 most common visibility problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power window (29 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's windshield (7 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Window problems|
|Side/rear Glass problems|
|Sun Roof problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Switch problems|
|Interior Rearview Mirror problems|
|Windshield Wiper/washer Linkages problems|
|Rear Window Wiper Washer problems|
The drivers side window regulator recently failed on my 2002 vw Golf. This part secures the window to the power window mechanism, and keeps the window up. The failure occurred while I was leaving a toll booth. Read details...
I was driving at night bringing a friend home and as I was approaching an off ramp, I felt something burning on my legs. I looked down to try to see what it was and when I looked up, my windshield was completely covered in fog. Read details...
I have a 2002 Golf tdi with manual windows. The window regulator clips broke and the window dropped into the door. This is a known issue with vw's that a service bulletin, (0603), is out on, but only for power windows. Read details...
Was driving on the free way when suddenly heard a loud bang that sounded like a fun shot. Immediately I heard a crack and pieces of glass from my sunroof started falling into my car. Upon further inspection there was no rocks or anything in the car. Read details...
The lower 1/4 of the rear window defrost does not work. The top 3/4 of the rear window clear when I use the defrost feature; the lower 1/4 does not. Read details...