VW Golf ABS Light On

Below is a VW Golf which came into our workshop which had an ABS light on to diagnose and report.

We checked the faults and the ABS sensor resistance values. The ABS unit was then sent for repairs and the brake system bled once the repaired unit was reinstalled.

VW-Golf-Wheels-Lights-RamSpeed-1 VW-Golf-Exhaust-Lights-RamSpeed-1As the customer requested we checked all suspension components and no faults found though there was evidence of rubbing on full lock.

VW Golf Overheating Issues

Below is a VW Golf which was brought in to look at an overheating issue. The vehicle was diagnosed to determine the source of the problem and the customer advised and quoted.

VW-Golf-Wheels-Bumper-RamSpeed-1Once we heard back from the cusomer we replaced the radiator, large cooling fan, thermostat and housing as required. The current fluid levels were checked and the cooling system bled. We also replaced the secondary air pump rubber mounts as required and a final road test completed after the repair.

VW Golf R32 Coolant Leak Inspection

This customer has come into our workshop before to look at some coolant leaks. He had come back as there was what seemed to be coolant leaks, which may have been from a different area.

VW-Golf-R32-Exhaust-Wheels-RamSpeed-1 VW-Golf-R32-Engine-RamSpeed-2The vehicle was inspected and pressure tested for approx 4 hours but no leaks were present. Upon inspection with the customer we noticed that the air conditioning condensation along with the previous coolant stains from an old leak were what looked like a coolant leak. 1L of coolant was then supplied to the customer for future use.

VW Golf Diagnostics of Faults

A Volkswagen Golf was brought into our workshop that had a few issues to diagnose. The customer had advised us that the vehicle felt like there was no acceleration and that the ESP light had come on. Every now and then the VW would hesitate as if the ABS is cutting the power.

VW-Golf-Door-Interior-RamSpeed-1The vehicle was scanned using our diagnostic tools, but no fault codes were present or stored. We cleaned the throttle body and then took the vehicle for a test drive in order to replicate the fault. It is suspected that there was an issue with the sprint booster but this would need to be removed and rechecked.

VW Golf Steering and Suspension Inspection

Below is a VW Golf that was in our workshop to inspect the steering and suspension which had some unusual noises.

We first test drove the vehicle with the customer to verify the noises from the driveline and steering, also to ensure that we heard the same noise. Some of the driveline noise was coming from the gearbox clunky application.

VW-Golf-Wheels-Bumper-RamSpeed-1The vehicle was raised on the hoist to inspect and we found the left front CV innter boot was unservicable and required replacement. We advised the customer that the vehicle would need to be brought back for the work to be carried out. Noted during the work was the oil leak from the side of the engine, lower control arm bushes slightly worn, sound deadening in engine bay loose and that there was aftermarket wiring in the engine bay.