Timing belt replacement

Posted by admin on November 24, 2014 in Automotive |

Low and behold, after owning the car that had a lowly 32,000 miles on it when I first purchased and “Full” VWSH, my car was approaching the 80,000 mile limit for timing belt replacement Normally I go through around 1,000 miles per month and at current mileage it would be around summer next year when […]

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VW Golf MK5 Broken Spring

Posted by admin on February 9, 2014 in Automotive |

Starting my car this morning and tuning a junction highlighted a horrible sound which instantly occured on my car this morning which immediately made me suspect a my VW Golf had a broken spring   Turning full lock left to right on the car made a horrible clunking noise which can also be engine mounts […]

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VW Golf MK5 Bonnet not closing

Posted by admin on January 19, 2013 in Automotive |

Volkswagen Golf MK5 Bonnet not closing : DIY Guide To read the PDF and HTML versions of this guide you can find them HERE and HERE The only two tools you will essentially need for the car. A T20 and T27 torx bit. Optional tools can be some insulation tape to hold the plastic guide […]

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MK5 Golf Problems

Posted by admin on December 7, 2012 in Automotive |

I’m going to use this post to write articles or known issues with VW Golf MK5’s and solutions or suggested solutions. These cars for all their advancements are annoying plagued with electrical gremlins Bonnet Release Catch Broken Porous Cylinder Heads Rusting around Boot, Arches and Sills White Worming on Bads Views – 960

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