Contact Volkswagen Customer Service

Contacting Volkswagen Customer Service Center

Volkswagen is one of the most well-recognized foreign car companies in the United States. Cool television commercial with talking VW bugs and words like Fahrvergnugen all pushed the company name into the minds of consumers. Volkswagen, though popular, is still a smaller company compared to automobile giants like Ford and Chrysler, but they hold their own in terms of customer following.

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Contact Info

New, current and potential customers have quite the array of customer contact information for the Volkswagen customer service department. Depending on your mood, you can call an agent, send a letter or email them using a customer service contact form.

Phone Contact Numbers

Customer service representatives are available between 8 A.M. and 9 P.M. Monday to Friday and 9:30 A.M. and 6 P.M. Saturday and Sunday. All hours are EST.

  • Customer Care: 1-800-822-8987
  • Volkswagen Information Center: 1-800-374-8389
  • Roadside Assistance (24/7): 1-800-411-6688
  • Volkswagen Credit Department (Current Account): 1-800-428-4034
  • Volkswagen Credit Department (New Account Application): 1-800-521-0171
  • Volkswagen US Headquarters: 1-248-754-5000

Mailing Address

Volkswagen Group of America
220 Ferdinand Porsche Dr.
Herndon, VA 20171

Official Website

The official Volkswagen website is available at You can utilize the site to find out more about the company, contact the customer service department, access your VW customer account and more. There is even a Live Chat option on the customer service page.

Volkswagen customer service is available on Twitter.

Customer Service Email

While there is no email address for the Volkswagen customer service department, there is an intricate contact page located at You have to fill in tons of information about your vehicle to complete the form. We were unable to test the email contact form because we did not have a VW VIN number to proceed.

We found another more general contact page for informational purposes only. We sent a little note to the Volkswagen customer service department to see if they would be willing to provide an email address for the customer service department. Let’s wait and see how long it takes for a response to happen and if the information we’re requesting is available.

Our Experience

We chose to call the Volkswagen information department to ask a simple question. The call was answered in three different languages, which was pretty unique, but the extra messages did not take up too much time. We pressed 1 for English and 0 to push the call through to the customer service representative. The call was answered at the 35 second mark. The agent was happy to tell us that the customer service department was only available until 6 P.M. EST on weekends.

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87 Comments on “Contact Volkswagen Customer Service
  1. I have a 2003 automatic jetta 1.3L when with electronic slap shift and I am having problems with my car not wanting to shft out of first, this doesn’t always happen but when it does it takes a while to start working. I have found several others with the same make and model with the same issues, do you have any suggestions for fixing it?

    • Hi Nick,

      My name is Jamie Teakell and I work for Volkswagan Parkcities in Dallas Tx. I am sorry you had past problems with your 2003 Jetta. Would you be interested in looking at some current Volkswagan? We have so many upgraded models and sales going on right now.
      Thank You,
      Jamie Teakell

  2. I have a 2012 jetta tdi with an automatic and the smart start where you do not have to take the key out of your pocket. This car is smart. It knows what side of the car you are on to unlock the doors, it even knows if the key is in the car so you can’t lock the doors when it is in the car. However, i live in Canada where it is COLD in the winter. The car will not let me lock the doors when i an outside of it when it is running, even if i have the keyfaub in my hand. They also didn’t even put a manual lock system on the car for me to lock the doors manually. There is no way for me to start my car and let it warm up without someone possibly stealing it. This is not a very smart design. Volkswagon should work on fixing this problem

  3. I owned two Jettas in the 80’s and 90’s and I currently own a 2009 TDI but I just purchased a 2012 Mitsubishi because VW left me with a horrible taste in my mouth.
    Everything began when my door was about an inch out of alignment after driving my TDI for only a couple of months…I was accused at my local service center (Schenectady NY) that I had caused the “damage” to the door. Even though I offered to them and then your VW “Customer Service” to take it to any body shop of their choice. VW customer service failed miserably in addressing my concerns and I had to take it myself to a body shop…it took the shop owner less than five minutes to adjust the door hinge bolts and HE DID NOT CHARGE ME ANYTHING.
    I am supposed to buy a new car for work every 3-4 years, I can guarantee you that I will not be back to a VW dealer for the rest of my life. I will also tell every friend I know the experience I had with your company.
    I will send you another e-mail like this one in 2015. Too bad for you…my TDI actually performs very well. You lost a customer and my children for life.

  4. I wish to extend my thanks to VW Customer Service for its attention, patience, and professionalism while I explained my Jetta sunroof problems which I have experienced.

  5. I purchased a 2011 Volkswagen CC. Problem is: when car is stopped in gear,foot on the brake, let foot off brake and start to accelerate it starts a shutter and can be felt threw the car. I had a different cc out and the car did not shutter. I addressed this problem to Volkswagen dealership in Hamilton Ont. and they told me it was normal or may be it was the dual flywheel and they don’t want to deal with it. They advised me to return the VW back to Old Mill dealer in Toronto Ontario. I personally don’t believe that VW would design a car with this problem as being normal. At this point I am not happy with this kind of service and the car. What are my options at this point????

  6. Ill be registering a Complain in the court as well as Consumer Forum for the Mental harrasment that you guys have given me if my issues are not rectified in 7 days of time.

  7. I purchased a 2010 Jetta TDI on 10/9/09 and within a week had to take it to the dealer for a faulty exhaust sensor. My first winter was exposed to sub-zero weather where the car never heated driving 10 miles to work at highway speeds. Now three winters later and three trips to the VW service center for this problem has been a complete failure fixing the problem. Here in Wisconsin we have been experiencing -20F as I write this on 1/27/14 and can’t use the car cause it doesn’t come off cold on the temp. gauge. Have filed a BBB claim but doesn’t qualify for Wi. lemon law. Will submit a claim to Wi. consumer protection today and hopefully goes to the WI. attorney general office soon!! Very bad VW design issue that they must address and warn potential buyers!!!

  8. I am writing about my vehicle that has 48000 miles on it and the dealership informed me that the transmission needs to be replaced. After review of consumer information on the vehicle this is a common problem for this and many more models made by Volkswagen. There was a Class Action Lawsuit that was thrown out of court with this same transmission in it. Although the vehicle is past the allocated years for warrantee Volkswagen wants to assume no responsibility for their faulty Engineering. I thought that this company would care about their reputation far more then this. I am a first time Volkswagen owner and I would never own another. I tried to contact customer service in regards to this, they were really no help what so ever. They actually told me if I feel the need to go down a different avenue. I will contact and file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in regards to this. I will also stand outside the dealerships with a sign that states the shortcomings of this car maker.

  9. I absolutely love Cable VW in Oklahoma City. The service people are amazing, my sales person was patient and understanding and the transaction was the shortest I’ve experienced (comparing to a Honda dealership). I absolutely LOVE the customer service. They never leave anything out and are always prompt to answer the phone.


  11. I think the lack of concern for customer service and the fact that i own a 2014 V.W. Touarig that has a new problem every day and i have to come up with all the exspence has made this my 3rd. and final time i will own a V.W.Rally motors in Prince Albert SASK. are les than willing to help even if i did purchase this garbage ther.The new issue i can’t put any fuel in the tank,my blue tooth dosn’t work,navigation sucks,the oil light keeps telling me to add oil,this is a very exspensive peice of garbage.

  12. Dear Sir,

    Which petrol and diesel should I use in the VW Cars; should it be normal fuel or any extra mile/extra power fuels ?

    Pls educate.

  13. Although I enjoy driving my 2005 VW Jetta, I have experienced some major transmission issues. I purchased the vehicle in 2009 with 30,000 miles on the vehicle and by 2011 with 50,000 miles, the valve body in transmission needed replaced. It now has 104,000 miles and once again the valve body in transmission needs replaced. VW knows the valve body on this vehicle was bad and provided customers with an extended warranty. I believe they replaced the bad part with another bad part. I understand that it is an older vehicle, but the reason I purchased vehicle was because VW is supposed to hold its value. I’m currently still have a car payment on vehicle, and it seems the repairs will cost as much as a new Ford. I love the car, but I will definitely rethink purchasing another after VW chose not to assist in at least paying for the bad part a second time.

  14. Hello,
    Being a college student, I work hard for the things that I have and unfortunately I wasted my hard earned money on not only one of your vehicles but I have to deal with the people that work at your Stamford location. They are rude, unprofessional and sarcastic. The last time my car had an issue ( last month ) the key was locked in the ignition, I wasn’t able to use my car, it was in service for a little shy of a month and I had to not only pay my car bill, but commuter fees that I don’t typically have to pay.. because I’m wasting my money on a car. I was sitting in the dealership, waiting for someone to see my car and all of the employees seemed to be on a cell phone, snack break.. at the same time while my car is sitting in the parking lot, ignition running, using my gas. Everytime I speak to someone it seems like they’d rather not be bothered with hearing from me and I’ve quite frankly had enough. My transmission is not shifting and I have to manually shift it for it to have normal RPM’S.. If I had wanted that, I would of gotten a manual car.Not to mention that now, everytime I turn on my AC or heat it smells like someone has smoked a few packs in my car. Im going to let you in on a secret… I don’t smoke. Its safe to say that I will not be recommending your products or services to any friends or family in the future and I can reassure you that this is the LAST volkswagon product I will ever own. I have had nothing but problems with the 2012 Jetta and regret ever purchasing it.

  15. I purchased a 2014 VW Jetta TDI,Aug.2. When I got home I found there was no owners manual. I contacted the dealer, here it is two weeks later I still don’t have a manual. You would think for 27G’s you would at least get an owners manual.

  16. I am a senior citizen who purchased a new 2002 beetle . I wanted economy and ease of driving. It wasn’t long before the inside began falling apart. I do my best to take care of my things and it is also kept in my garage. It make no sense to me that your company produces such shoddy work. For several years, the vinyl on the sides of my doors has been wrinkled & coming off. Today, the driver’s inside handle came off in my hand. I am in my 70’s and I am really disappointed that your workmanship is causing me so much trouble. I have had little problems with the motor, but the inside not only looks bad, but now I’m having trouble with opening & closing my door. I thought German workmanship was much better than this. You could do much better if you wanted to. Shame on you!

  17. I own a EOS VW that I bought in 12/2012. My check engine light & ECP light came on on 9/20. I took my car into the service station in Memphis TN & was told they’re not able to look into the problem because they don’t have the manpower & no loaner car. I was told by the service Advisor Matt Higdon to call on Monday 9/22. I called today & he tells me that he has no service car and my options are to pay for my own rental car. My warrant covers a rental car. In the meantime I’m driving a car with some mechanical problem & wasting a day off work. Please help.

  18. I just saw the T5 Doubleback. That is the coolest thing I have ever seen. I live in the USA and would absolutely love to see that offered here. The Jucy vans and other van are on the rise in the US. VW was at one time the leader in the camper van industry in the US. The Doubleback is beyond anything else available. BRING IT TO THE USA! The time is right. We want camper vans. Popularity is on the rise. DOUBLEBACK USA PLEASE!

  19. i have 2000 passat wagon gls, i got it used at 80000 miles now 100,000 and it has developed drainage issues. from sunroof. now my tail lights and dash lights do not work. i think VW should fix these problems for free since there is so many that have this same problem. instead of charging 800-900 dollars to fix. NOT RIGHT!!! since its obviously a pour design/flaw of the manufacture. no where did i see in owners manual about cleaning the drainage in sun roof or Any of drain spots

  20. My 2010 Passat has now been in the shop at VW Brandon 4 times for the same transmission issue. I’m told that the tran should be replaced but VW corporate makes them try everything else first so they don’t incur that type of cost; however, they seem to care less that I have had to rent a car, leave work early and get there late over 7 times now. I drive my baby around and they could care less about my safety. that’s how I feel.

  21. my 2008 vw (touareg 2)airbag default light came on now vw dealer
    wants to charge me .contact vw customer service stated they can’t help with some of the cost. my question is why not. it’s unusal for airbags .

  22. Dear sir
    I am a fan of Volkswagen from past 6 years and this is my third polo I am buying from Tvs chennai , I am sorry to say that they are so bad in customer service , they didn’t clean my new car for delivery and then they didn’t bother to put manual book and service books in a file , key was not put in a pouch which I had got earlier from other dealer abra motors , I just feel so unprivileged to buy this car , I this this will be my last car from Vw , I have a BMW x5 , mercedes 350 and range rover , I enjoyed the way they delivered me my above mentioned cars ,

    They have made me sign documents which is not visible at all , is this the way u cheat customers , I am sorry I really don’t need to be treated like this , I will not recommend to any of my friends to buy a car from Vw , my biggest mistake I have done

  23. Great Service from Ramsey Jordan of Joe Heidt VW in Ramsey, NJ. My car needed the license plate holder for the front bumper and I arranged to get it done on Saturday morning early. Got there early 7;45 and he took me right away! May not seem like much, but the extra 30 minutes to my day was very helpful.

  24. I have a 2005 Jetta TDI. Has been the best car I ever owned. Recently it started to stall out when I put the clutch in. I took it to a garage that specializes in working on Germany cars. They could not find the problem. I now have it at a VW Dealership and they have not been able to diagnosis the problem. Has anyone else had this problem and know what is wrong?

  25. Hi I was just informed that there is a serious recall for tdi Jetta 2014 manual sportwagon could you please get in touch with me ASAP and let me know what is going on I was contacted by an attorney requesting about my Interest to press legal charges
    I’m confused please help
    Thank you

  26. Please contact me with truthful and relevant information about the problem with the emissions system on VW diesel vehicles. I am co-owner of a 2014 Jetta Sportwagon TDI. There are news accounts concerning the emission systems on these vehicles. It appears that VV deliberately added a feature that affected the emissions system allowing the vehicle to emit higher levels of emissions than permitted by law. What is VW going to do about this? When?

  27. When are you people going to contact us . You know the customers you lied to about our clean burning diesels.. It’s been one week and you have not contacted me about my dirty car..

  28. I had my VW CC Executive in about one month ago about the trunk lid opening unexpectedly while driving. The dealer, Reeves VW of Tampa, had the car for two days and told me they could “not duplicate the problem” and returned the car to me. Since that time I have had similar occurrences of the trunk lid opening both while driving and while the car was parked in my driveway; twice, neighbors have called me and told me “your trunk is open.” I wrote an e-mail to the dealership and suggested that VW engineers should look at the problem, I was getting very concerned about it. I have had no response from the dealership. My wife refuses to drive the vehicle, afraid that driving down the highway the trunk lid should open and cause an accident. I WANT THIS PROBLEM FIXED OR THE CAR REPLACED. Again, no response from the dealer, Reeves VW of Tampa. Please, do something before an accident happens. Have someone look at this problem and FIX it.

    Thank you.

    Lee E. Hicks
    3428 Hunters Run Lane
    Tampa, Florida 33614

  29. Regarding Volkswagon of Orland Park
    Reason For Visit
    “No help no call no customer relations. ”

    My daughter has the misfortune of owning a terribly flawed Volkwagon Routon mini van manufactured by Chrysler and sold by Volkswagon. This van has been subject to numerous recalls on the Chrysler side but Volkswagon has been slow to do anything to rescue the tens of thousand people that own this lemon. My daughters Routon refused to start numerous times leaving her stranded with three young children. One child is 7 months old another 5 years old and another 6 years old. The 6 year old child is special needs having been born with Spina Bifida, Downs Syndrome and a clubbed foot. This has financially drained my daughter who now can’t work because of the care this child requires. The van finally was dead in the driveway and had to be towed to Volkswagon of Orland Park. My daughter already researched the problem and found that theses vans were equipped with a faulty brain computer module called a TIMPM MODULE. Two days later the van was diagnosed with that problem. My daughter was quoted $1200 to do the job. Do to snafus in the dealers end, not getting the needed parts it too 6 days to complete the service. The service department called my daughter and told her the cost was $1365.00 it was over the estimate. My daughter was never notified as to the increased cost. I called the service manager Ed to get an explanation and to attempt to get the costs lowered. I explained my daughters situation financially and told him about the major recall that Chrysler did on all the same vans under their name. He said he knew the part was severely flawed and he said he heard Volkswagon was eventually going to issue a recall. I asked that in the mean time could he reduce the price. I explained my daughters situation while he listened seeming sympathetic. He told me he would look at the bill and try to reduce the costs to help her. He said he would call me back. Hours later no phone call. My daughter proceeded to pick up her van and was charged the inflated price of $1365. Parts not ordered correctly inept service department and untrained employees that did not know how to drive brought the van out to her, made this a very costly nightmare. This is something that Volkswagon should be responsible for, not the thousands of poor owners that suffer financially because of this lemon of a vechicle. No call back not even a courtesy call to tell me he couldn’t reduce the price is an insult to me and my daughter. Don’t ever by a Volkswagon from this dealer and above all don’t ever get it serviced their if you have the misfortune of owning a flawed lemon Volkwagon Routon. No help no call no heart.
    Regarding Volkswagon of Orland Park
    Roger Lis

  30. Dear Volks Wagen,

    Allow me to begin by introducing myself; I am Mr. Hazem Elhamy the owner of a Golf 6 Volks Wagen car (chacee number: ).

    I am writing to you to raise a major concern in the level of professionalism and lack of support exhibited by your colleagues at the Egyptian Service Center.

    My issue began when my car suddenly stopped in one of Cairo’s unsafe areas. Because it would not start up, I was forced to tow it away to the Obour Service center in Cairo on 07 September 2015. I was immediately informed that there was an issue with the gearbox controller. According to the Engineer assigned to my case (Eng. Mohamed Saad), this issue was to be fixed by ordering and installing a new controller. As per him, I was to receive my FIXED car within a maximum of 2 weeks.
    Unfortunately, his communication did not prove to be true when after 2 weeks I was told to wait for another week, then another week, then a few more days. This “commitment extension” has dragged on to this date.
    In fact, during the course of the past week, I have attempted to call him numerous times but his cellphone has been switched off, and he is now unreachable.

    I have attempted to get in touch with Customer Care. I have called seven times and left a complaint every single time- only to be told that someone will get in touch with me within 24 hours. As you can imagine with the level of professionalism I have experienced so far, no one has gotten in touch with me regarding ANY of my 7 complaints.

    I am extremely dismayed at the poor quality of service provided by a company that supposedly prides itself in quality. I expect that by raising my issue to your esteemed self, I have made my concern and problem clear and I look forward to feedback as to how/when you expect it to be resolved.

    I look forward to hearing back from you,
    Best Regards,
    Hazem Elhamy

  31. To who it May Concern
    I would like to take this opportunity to share my experience with the excellent service Mr. Joe Pender Sales Executive provided.

    I went car shopping a few months ago, and after visiting several car dealers I ended up at WV Gunther Plantation to find out my advantages and disadvantages of returning my lease.
    Mr. Pender in a very nice and professional way made me feel comfortable inviting me to sit down at his office. He asked me some routine questions to find out what my needs were and how he could help me obtain a new car. I must say it was not my intention at all to change vehicles that day, I was simply gathering information.
    After a long conversation, were he carefully showed me the advantages of a VolkSwagen and patiently answered all my concerns he showed me around the showroom and guided me through the cars I was interested in.
    Mr. Pender earned my trust with his careful explanation of the pros and cons so much that I was convinced that exchanging my car for a new one was the best decision.
    Mr. Pender took the time to show me all possible offers until we found the right fit. I must say this has been my best car shopping experience ever.

    It seems that lately car salesmen are not interested in doing a good job and their only objective is to get money out of your wallet. This is why I was so pleasantly surprised with Mr. Pender. He truly delivered an incredible service and customer experience.
    Thank you Mr. Pender again for your outstanding sales skills, time and effort. I really appreciate every detail you gave me and continue to offer.
    I will definitely return to Gunther Volkswagen for future vehicle needs.
    May God bless you and keep up the good work.
    Sandra Peña

  32. Took my 2010 VW Passat to Orland VW for an oil change; was told I had a leaky water pump; $1100 to repair. I knew I had a water pump installed in 2014, so told them not to fix. They also recommended $2,000 more for other service; a new seal due to leaking oil. Got a call from service mgr. Ed, and he said the water pump would be covered under warranty, so made an appointment to have it fixed.
    Picked up car and paperwork stated no water pump needed; was okay!! They did other service at a cost of $547, and I was told by Ed that VW covered the labor, but I had to pay for the valve. Now paperwork stated that customer brought in car stating water pump leaking and other problems. I NEVER said I had a leaking water pump; brought in car for oil change and new windshield wipers. This would have been a very expensive job if I had said go ahead and install water pump that day, and found out later it was not needed. What in the world is going on in your repair shop in Orland Park, IL. My car has only 39,000 miles, and I planned on getting a new one in March, but it will NEVER be a Volkswagen. DO NOT BRING YOUR VW TO ORLAND PARK FOR REPAIRS.

  33. I have just spent an hour attempting to contact a customer care advocate via phone, live chat, and email, to no avail. I am writing to file a formal complaint regarding a defective 2015 Jetta I purchased in August of this year (not TDI). I have explained all of the particulars in a letter. I need the name and email address where I can send said letter. Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.

  34. I had problem with my car stalling and Mr Ooi Boon Cheong at Volkswagon Centre in Alexandra told me to leave the car with him.
    He was very professional and efficiently had the problem rectified.
    I wish to thank the courteous staff and him for their help.

  35. Picked up my 2016 Tiguan company car on Thursday December 10th at Russel VW in Baltimore MD and customer service was horrible. They were unprepared to provide me an overview of the car before I left. They had other “paying customers” to take care of. A customer is a customer. I drove an hour to pick up this car and the least they could do is ensure I knew the functionality of the car. Never drove a VW before and not familiar with the brand. Will definitely provide feedback to my company about this dealership. Not a first good impression of VW.

  36. On Dec 23rd I brought my 2013 Passat TDI to Fairfield VW in Montoursville PA for two problems I was experiencing. All of the Controls on the front Passenger door had lost power and stopped working and on the same Day the KESSY system stop functioning. Before I made the 1 hour drive for the Appointment, I specificity asked the service department if there could be a blown fuse associated with either systems. Because as you know VW, unlike every other automobile manufacture, doesn’t bother to list the fuses in the owners Manuel. I was told there was not one. On Dec 24th Andy from the service department called to inform me that I would need to replace my Door module and Access module at a cost of $1300 and that the parts would have to be ordered. When I returned to pick up the car while waiting for the parts I again asked if there might be a fuse associated with either system. I was told that they checked or would check. The vagueness of this answer made me feel uneasy about what had actually been done to diagnose the problems. When I returned home I downloaded a Subscription to Alldata for $26.95 so I could study the wiring diagrams and get the listing of the fuses for the vehicle. In less than 10 min I found the blown fuse for the KESSY system that I was told was checked and 20min later I found the unlatched plug on the door module. In less than 30min I fixed my car for less than a dollar 7.5amp fuse and a $26.95 subscription to allData. Your dealer was going to charge me $1300 for unneeded parts and labor. I caught them trying to cheat me and I cannot begin to tell you how unhappy I am. I would think VW has a big enough black eye right now ,with the TDI cheating scandal, with out having its dealers try to rip off its customers. I know you probably don’t care about loosing one customer but I promise I will let every single friend, colleague, and all 100,000 employees at my company know what one of your dealers tried to do to me.

    Paul Kramer

  37. I just wrote a long complaint and it wasn’t posted? I would like a call from Dolan@1-800-822-8987. pls call 808 371-3022

  38. Purchased a 2015 Jetta and tried using the Radio SD slot, which did not work.
    Contacted the dealer and was told the device will only play mp3 recorded music.
    My equipment is all mp4 and thought mp3 was being phased out.
    Isn’t there an upgrade/patch to allow this to work?

  39. on the 09 March 2016, i took my polo vivo 1.4 to makhado thompsons motors for a service, on arrival, the staff welcomed me with a friendly smile and show interests in servicing my vehicle, which gives me hope and courage, i knew my vehicle was in goods hands, i then went to speak to Vicky De Preez and ask her nicely to check on my vehicle througly since my vehicle was once involved in accident, and i also indicated to her that front bumper is not properly done from the previous workshop, she then promised to check that and she did so, after the service, they called me to pick up the vehicle, and i had a long chart with her about the addidtional repairs or service which need to be done on my vehicle, although she couldn’t print the quatation at the counter because she was still working on the labour price, she promised to send it through via my email, and she did send it through, i then look at quote and accepted it but it was bit high considering the fact that the was recently from the service with thompsons vw @ makhado, i phoned her and request a discount, she then told me that she will first discuss that with her manager, and that was on firday the 11 march 2016, also promise to give me the feedback on firday but she never did, i phone her on monday morning, she promise to phone me in hours time and never did, i phone her again on tuersday morning, she told me that she will phone me in hours time, but she never did, now i am failing to understand what kind of service, keeping a customer on the loop for such long time, can someone intervine and assist as i have been waiting for a very long time, it feels like i have been waiting for a year now. good bless.

  40. Dissatisfied about VW Arcadia Services
    I called road assistance yesterday on the 22 March 2016, 08H14 the tow truck arrived at 11h10, later after 30 minutes I received an sms to confirm the arrival of the car. Since then I never received any update from VW office. This morning I called the VW road assistance to ask the process and procedure. one of the consulted gave number for VW Arcadia, I spoke to gentle man by the name of Soko around 10h45, he promise to call me and give me the details of the person who is checking my car. after one hour thirty minutes I call again to ask Mr Soko how far with my car, he said my car it was not booked since yesterday. He said the admin officer will book the car and one of the technician will call me back to give an update. Since now am still waiting for the technician to give me a call and explain what’s the problem with my car.
    I will be glad if you can improve your services, because some of us we are enjoying to be a VW family. Am driving VW Golf 7 DSG. My name is Lufuno Innocent Makwarela

  41. I took my wife’s car, a 2011 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 cc diesel, to a Volkswagen dealer in Genval. They were to repair a mirror damaged by another vehicle. I mentioned that on some mornings when the car was cold (around 5 C) the automatic transmission would not shift immediately. If I let the car warm up for 3 or 4 minutes the transmission shifted normally. Since the car was already in the garage for the scratch repair they said they would look at it.

    I went back in the afternoon to pick the car up. They advised me that they could not simulate the shifting problem and that they would have to wait until the following morning when the car was cold to see if they could observe the problem. They also advised me that they had put the car on the computer and had sent the results to the main garage in Brussels. The results had not yet been returned. I went back on Friday and they advised me that they had now received the results and that three of the four fuel injectors would have to be replaced. I asked if this was the cause of the transmission not shifting immediately if it was cold. The answer was evasive. I asked how much three new injectors would cost if they were installed. The answer was +/- 1100 euros for parts and labor plus tva. They also advised me that Volkswagen was giving a reduction of 70% on the cost of the injectors because the car only had about 32,000 km on it. I asked how many hours it would take for the repairs and the cost per hour. The reply was approximately 5 hours at 63 euros per hour. I asked for a reduction on the labor as well but the answer was that “this is what the computer says it should be” and that no other reduction was possible. I was not convinced that this work was necessary but as they had recommended that it be done I agreed. I would bring the car in on the following Tuesday for the work to be done. It should be noted that I never made a request that the car be put on the computer for diagnosis and never signed any work order for this to happen. Nor did I sign any work order requesting that the three injectors be replaced.

    On Monday morning I consulted an independent VW mechanic and explained the situation. He was puzzled as to why it was necessary to replace three of the four injectors on a car with only about 32,000 km. I told him about the problem of the transmission not shifting correctly until the car had warmed up for three or four minutes. He asked if the car was running smoothly when warm and I said that it was, that we had recently made a trip of about 2000 km with the car and that it had run perfectly. He advised me to just warm up the car for several minutes before driving and to continue driving the car as it was. He also suggested that I could add a product to the fuel which would clean the injectors. I purchased the product (Bardahl) from him and added the required amount to a tank of petrol. I asked him if it was likely that the problem with the injectors could be related to the slow shifting of the transmission when the engine was cold. He replied that he could not see why there would be any connection. I returned to the Volkswagen garage around noon on Monday and advised them to cancel the appointment for the next day.

    The car has continued to run smoothly. The next day we made a trip of about 300 km during which time the car ran smoothly all the time. However it is still necessary to warm up the car for several minutes on a cold morning to ensure that the transmission shifts easily.

    On the following Thursday, I received two bills from the garage. One was for the sum of 158.25 euros plus tva for a total of 191.48 euros. This was for a “diagnostic de panne” (diagnosis of problem) which was for attaching the car to the computer and then sending the results to the central office in Brussels. The cost of this diagnosis was for 2 ½ hours of work at 63 euros per hour. The other bill was for 192.64 euros plus tva for a total of 233.09 euros. This amount was for “INDEMNITE RDV NON HONORE” (penalty for a missed appointment) in spite of the fact that I had cancelled the appointment approximately 24 hours in advance. The total for both bills was 424.57 euros although no actual work was ever done on the car. I did not request any formal diagnosis and had I known that they were going to charge 63 euros per hour for 2 ½ hours for such a diagnosis I would not have agreed to it. As long as I warm the car up for several minutes on a cold morning the car works and drives perfectly.

    When I cancelled the appointment they said that there would be a 10% fee for restocking and returning the parts to the parts department in Brussels. The fee charged on the bill I received is 192.64 euros. I had originally been told that the amount of labor would be about five hours at 63 euros per hour or +/- 315 euros. The difference between 1100 euros and 315 euros would have been the cost of the parts, or +/- 785 euro. But if the 10% restocking fee is 192.64 euros the original cost of the parts must have been 1926.40 euros, or far more than even the total estimated cost of 1100 euros for both parts and labor. It is obvious they are charging the return fee not on what the actual cost was to have been but on some unknown cost before the 70% reduction. (This would seem like a good way for Volkswagen to make money. Set an inflated price for parts, then offer a 70% reduction, but if the customer is to be charged a 10% fee to return parts charge the 10% on the inflated amount.)

    Question 1. Is it justified to charge a 10% restocking fee on what the price would have been without the 70% intervention or should it be on what the quoted price of the materials was to be?

    Question 2. Is Volkswagen inflating the original cost of parts so that they can then propose a 70% reduction? And if the parts have to be returned should they use this inflated cost on which to calculate the 10% fee for parts returned?

    Question 3. Volkswagen has already admitted to rigging automobile computers to give a false reading of fuel consumption. Are the Volkswagen diagnostic computers also rigged to indicate problems when no problems actually exist?

    I returned to the garage on Friday morning, and told the receptionist that I was willing to pay the sum of 100 euros to end the affair. (Note that this is more than 10% of what the actual parts costs would have been.) She stated that the garage owner was not in at the time but that she would convey the offer to him and that I would be advised by telephone of his reply. On the following Tuesday I received a telephone call from the receptionist informing me that the owner would not accept this offer.

    I also contacted Volkswagen Belgium. After a lengthy delay I finally received a reply. This reply stated that Volkswagen Belgium does not interfere in any dispute between a client and the Volkswagen agent.

    As I was leaving the country in a few days I paid the bills so as not to incur further charges for late payment. I also consulted a lawyer who wrote two letters to the Volkswagen agency. He did not get a reply to either letter. I then contacted Test Achats, an organization which protects consumer rights. Test Achats also contacted the Volkswagen agent. The agent did not deny the amounts charged but said that as I had paid the bills then the amounts must have been accepted. Test Achats also advised me that when I paid the bills I should have made a notation on the bills that they were paid under protest. Unfortunately I neglected to do this. They also advised me that if I wanted to pursue the matter further I could initiate a court action against the agency. I have no interest in doing this and so will just write the matter off as a bad experience with Volkswagen.


    1. I have paid a Volkswagen garage the sum of 424.57 euros for a simple diagnosis with no actual work ever being done on the car.
    2. I have learned that if you pay a bill you do not agree with you should always make a notation on the bill that it is being paid under protest.
    3. I have also decided that in spite of being a Volkswagen driver for many years my next car will definitely not be a Volkswagen.

  42. have been trying to cantact volkswagon credit since july 1st 2016 and I have currently been on hold for 10 mins. All I need is the fax number to fax evidence of insurance and there is no where to find this other then waiting on very long hold times

  43. Horrible company –
    Dishonest handling of TDI buyback. Fail to honor buyback terms and have calls handled by third party, blowing off customers.

  44. Very unhappy with vwcourtsettlement website. I have tried repeatly to speak to a person about my claim status also tried to get someone on chat and no one ever answers – absolutely terrible customer service. I have been trying to reach someone for 2 weeks to no avail. Where is the customer service dept??????

  45. My new car experience was a pure fiasco. This was my third car from Valley but I was not planning to be so dissatisfied. First of all after signing my $40,000 contract for the new car, I found the front parking light protruding from the front of the vehicle, a scratch about 1 inch long on my brand new leather seat and two very visible scratches on the hood!

    A supposedly brand new car with all these issues? After those were corrected the following day, I go to inspect and see the seams on the drivers seat unraveled and brought it to a salesman attention. By this time I was offered to receive a seat cover for my car! I don’t understand how can I be charged for a brand new car? If this was your car or a member of your family’s car would they be paying for a new car or would this be stocked as a used car?

  46. This afternoon, I dropped in to VW Singapore Dialogue Session to find out more about the car coolant and its function. When it was my turn at the Dialogue Session, I was attended to cheerfully by VW staff Mr Chye Chang Young who made his customers really happy and satisfied. He was patient with his advice. He is knowledgeable and very thorough. After he finished servicing his customers’ vehicles, he double-checked on the knobs to the coolant, to the water wiper, to the engine oil tank, that the knobs were secured. He used a blower to clear the dried leaves and twigs that were accumulated in the bonnets of both our cars. His service extended to checking the tyre pressures of the earlier car as well as my car. This, to me, is about walking the extra miles for his customers. It made my trip worth the while. Mr Chye appears to be enjoying his job thoroughly compared to my previous encounters at the Dialogue Session. In my heart, I was going to congratulate VW Singapore on their hiring of the right person for the right job! When I reached home, I shared my pleasant experience with my sister who also owns a VW vehicle.

  47. Volkswagen is completely ignoring the intercooler icing problem that TDIs have in northern climates. Condensation builds in the intercooler and turns to ice causing the engine not to start or, in my case, total engine failure. I had to replace the engine in order to comply with the buy back terms.
    Volkswagen knows about the condition and cannot fix it but at the very least should notify their owners that these cars should not be driven in the winter in northern climates without risking catastrophic engine failure.

  48. I am writing to complain about the birds and bees ad. It is in very poor taste, awkward and uncomfortable. it is sad you can’t sell a car without blatantly using

    sex. You have lost a customer

  49. Re ID Buzz:

    Please tell your brethren in Germany it’s a bad name. Name it the new MicroBus. Keep some original styling. Make it modern. ID Buzz just sounds sophomoric.

    I’m a long time VW Bus afficionado. Have replicas and even art strewn throughout the house.

    Oh and don’t wait longer than 2022, your die hard fans aren’t getting any younger!

    Lloyd Ritter

  50. To Whom It May Concern:

    I’ve written before, but haven’t heard back. So, I will continue to email, call and write.

    In the span of a month, I’ve gone from trumpeting your brand to chastising it.

    My wife and I have purchased dozens of cars over the years, but never leased one. That changed three years ago, when we leased a 2014 VW Jetta from Heritage VW in Parkville.
    There was no shortage of horror stories on people leasing cars before we made the decision to do so, but our salesperson assured us this was a great option for us.

    Perspective is an interesting thing. How the situation was framed while the dealer was trying to move the car off the lot – to now, when it’s pay me for the overage in miles.

    I understand contracts. I understand the argument, but here’s the crux of the problem. We were told what the cost would be if we went over a certain allotted mileage amount. We were assured that if we put a significant amount of miles on the car, that we could just purchase it – no big deal.

    Fast forward…

    I call when I’m 90 days out to inquire about said option – only to be told I’d be an idiot to purchase this vehicle… residual value, and all that.

    I was offered the opportunity to trade it in, or lease another vehicle – whereas the penalties could be rolled into that next transaction.

    Shocker – they move another unit off the lot.

    Clearly frustrated, I asked what other options I had.

    I was told to contact VW Finance – and they could knock a few cents off the mileage charge.

    Today, I did just that.

    I dealt with 3 very friendly people: Tiffany, Emily and a Supervisor – Tim. They articulated their side well.

    However, that’s where the pleasantries ended. I was informed that they have absolutely no way of accommodating this.

    There seems to be a clear and plausible deniability established here.

    The dealer / VW Finance.

    I was given your email and phone number to escalate this matter. I will call, as well.

    I’m really hoping that someone at VW Corporate can do right by this matter.

    I am just one customer – and I only leased a base model Jetta – but I feel completely swept under the rug.

    With all the bad press for the emissions recalls – I’m hoping that I’ll receive more than just a prepared statement – or ‘Read the Contract’

    Thanks for taking the time to read this – and I look forward to hearing from you.

  51. today I paid the VW dealer service department 270.00 to replace a defective latch on my 2013 Jetta Sortwagon, rear hatch door. In Jan 2016 the latching mechanism went out on the passenger rear door, again replaced at the dealer which went out of business.
    I contacted VW America customer service for either a future service coupon, or a partial reimbursement for the charge. Their answer, NOTHING since the car was out of the 3 year, 36000, new car warranty. Has 38,500 mile and has been maintained for all servicing at VW dealership.
    A latch (s) should not be going out at low mileage.
    VW of America said they knew of no problem with their latches. Just like their TDI vehicles until caught.
    I am disappointed on not even a token effort on their part for a loyal customer. Why take the car to VW and their higher prices, when there are many reputable service centers with aftermarket or rebuilt parts?
    NO more VW products or vehicles for me.

  52. I am not happy how NTT VW in King Williams Town is treating me, i called them i dont know how many times today wanting to find out about my Amarok FZF 254 EC that has been with them from the 15th of July , i never got the responsible person today and they never called me back.

  53. You guys sucks as to getting in contact with you just need to have your fax number on the internet because that is all I wanted. One pissed off lady

  54. Good day
    I am very disappointed about the service I got from vw/Lannie motors in tzaneen.
    There was a problem that occurred while the car was being serviced. They are telling me that they are not responsible because it is a wear and tear issue. My challenge is that this happened while the car was in their care.
    My service advisor’s name is Fran and Lamprecht. The technician who is very arrogant his name is Dumisane. Please assist.

  55. I notice quite a bit of wind noise, from driverside, tow capacity has been lowered substantially from my Toureag (Ive owned 12 Vokswagens) and I have to say this one is not up to par so far in as little as 1,000 miles. metal seems more flimsy compared to Euro built VW’s that I’ve owned. The overall solid feel that I’ve had with all my other models (all Euro built), fake exhaust tips, just to name some issues that annoy me with this. I have the Atlas R-Line model

  56. I would appreciate if I could receive some clarity on the confusing and somewhat mixed messages we are getting from Volkswagen Canada regarding the issues with their diesel vehicles and the whole recall. Apparently we are, according to VW, “ineligible” purchasers. Wait, we purchased a VW vehicle in good faith thinking it would be a great thing given I commute 200 km’s a day and a diesel would be a wonderful option – fast forward to the fraud on its emissions and VW is doing a mea culpa. Ok. So we get on their online portal and try to submit a claim and yet we cannot do so unless we choose the only option available to us – the “emissions fix”. There is no other way to proceed. Ok, so we pick this. Fast forward several weeks and we receive in the mail an “important information” notice which essentially outlines our only option to proceed to mitigate VW’s fraud (paraphrased in lay terms):

    – increaesd noise from the engine
    – increaesd fuel consumption
    – increased service and maintenance charges in future
    – automaticc transmission shifting change (cannot be a good thing) at higher RPM’s.
    – onboard diagnostics change but not for the better, no, worse – they will not show up during a diagnostic scan
    – extended warranty on “some” e-test components

    OMG, PLEASE YES, SIGN ME UP!!! Where has this amazing deal been all our lives. WOW. So now, due to the fraudulent activity of a major automobile maker I can get a “fix” for my car that will make it that much crappier. THIS IS THE DEAL ONLY MOST PEOPLE DREAM OF!!!!

    But wait folks, you must be thinking Christina, where is the mixed messaging and confusion on your part – the above seems to be rather clear – because of when you purchased your car you are “ineligible”. Nope, not clear at all. Each time we call to try to discuss we get a different answer. When we called two weeks the gentleman at the call centre said “If you are unhappy with the emission fix then simply wait for a better offer from VW”. (No idea how we go about obtaining this better offer). Then when we called last week the lady told us “reapply for benefits (as in a new claim)”. Ok….however guess what folks, when you input the VIN to try to do as you are told by the lovely call centre person the VW portal does not allow you to do so because guess what, there is an existent claim with that VIN. Square one all over again. I called again this morning and the gentleman that I spoke to said I can, and OMG this is my favorite advice to date, “dispute the offer however this will cost me $150.00 in order to apply to dispute and appeal the emissions offer”. Oh VW…no…oh no you didn’t. I actually started LOL at the guy on the phone because it just amazes me at the gall and lack of couth on the part of VW. So in order to “appeal” I have to pay out of pocket to a company that defrauded its clientele. The hubris of VW is beyond comprehension at this point….just wow. There clearly is zero shame in the depths to which this company will stoop in order to make an extra buck or two. Shame on you VW. We loved your products and encouraged friends to purchase I frankliy it is embarassing the way you are treating customers. I am so disappointed in VW and really thought you would do better by your customers.

  57. I send my car for servicing on 25-Jan 2018 at the Macpherson service centre.
    I am very pleased with my advisor Mr. Abdul Aziz for his assistance and care.
    I am also very touched by the fact that he sees me to my vehicle when I collected my car in the late afternoon.

    Good job.
    Keep It Up.

  58. 18-1-2018The golf5 was introduced to the Bizerte motors workshop in Tunisia for the Regeneration FAP and the engine in the workshop was damaged.
    The organization does not want to carry the responsible and the car so far in the workshop …

  59. We are so upset and frustrated with your Volkwagen brand in term of vehicle and poor service. We have lodged the same defaults on my car before our warranty expired. The fuel is not up as we hit the pedal. Very dangerous as we unable to overtake the Truck in front us. We wrote in few complained letter and were acknowledged. However, the car defaults condition is remain unsolved after warranty expired.

    We are required to make payments for few repairs during warranty till warranty expired. Yet the defaults lodged remain unsolved. This volkwagen car has been night mare to us since the day we purchased.

    To our much disappointment, we have totally lost confidence and having bad experience to this brand car. Besides, we are having much inconvenience on losing our transport for daily work. This has caused us more hassle since we have sent in our car pending repair on 27/2/2018. Still not rectified the root of cause.

    We hope your Management can help us to rectify the defaults by soonest and build up your reputation in the market.

    Chuah Hann Yan

  60. Hudson Valley Volkswagon New York has provide horrible customer service. The Repair shop manager is short, rude, and hangs up the phone on people. She has also lied about the diagnostic codes. We have been in for repair multiple times for the same associated problems related to fuel trim. Each time they seem to take a shot gun approach and replace something which does not seem to fix the problem. The recent time we took it in, the manager told us it could be 1000 different things which when I did my research turned out to be not true. She also told us that we would have to leave the car longer for them to do a complete diagnosis but within 10 minutes then told us with an estimate of $1500 to repair it. So we ask ourselves how can she provide and estimate if she doesn’t yet have a complete diagnosis ? This has caused us thousands of dollars in repairs with no success to fix the problem. I then called and asked to speak to the general manager who’s voice mail is full. I called back to leave a message with the receptionist to have him call me back which he hes not done. A combination of this poor service and the many , many bad reports of peopels experiences with VW’s in recent years leaves us to leave VW and never buy another one again. Me and my wife also work at large corporations and have many friends and family where we will be sure to spread the word that VW just doesn’t care about there customers and that VW is a bad choice for new and used car purchases. We will also be sure to use mass social media to spread the word to stay away from VW. Sorry it had to come to this.

  61. Recently I drove my VW car (SKR6631P) to the VW Centre at Alexandra for repair. Mr Han Chun Hong was assigned as an Advisor to assist me. I was impressed by the friendlyness, helpfulness and care shown by Mr Han. Thank you Mr Han !

    Cheah Chak Mun (Mr)

  62. Need Help: I own a VW Touareg 2004 with jus 56,000 miles. I really like this suv but there is a problem. The dealer informed that my car has a electronic leak and is draining the battery fast. I f I don’t drive it for one day the next day the car won’t start. I have to jump it. They advised to buy a battery maintainer and connect it to the battery, but I personally do not think this is the proper solution for this problem. They literally told me that this is the only alternative I have or buy another car. Defifnately it will not be a VW. I am planning to get in contact with customer relation dep. to see if they can help. I would appreciate any suggestions.

  63. Just put my complaint on Volkswagen-of-America.pissedconsumer about dangerous door locks. Review number 1257061. Just the start of my complaints about VW on social media like I told the Regional Case Manager that I would do since VW doesn’t seem to care about public relations. Until I get relief, my three VW’s are being serviced by anyone other than a VW dealership. I will continue telling everyone I know about VW’s lack of common sense and how you are a bottom line company with only making money as your goal at the expense of your customers.

  64. We sent our POLO car (plate no. UP70BW7474) on 18/04/2018 at Puran Motors for repair of stearing lock system. They demand an advance and we pay 5000/- on 24/05/2018 having receipt no. 4812. Till date after querying more than twenty times they ask that parts are not available. Our total movements become jam due to it.
    They are not giving any satisfactory reason for it. So, that we are trying to contact customer relation team to sort out our problem.

  65. I have a 2017 Alltrack Golf. The metal trim around the shift stick pulled back. When I reached into and out of the dashboard cubby, the metal trim sliced off a big chunk of skin on my pinky finger. The metal trim became a dangerous mandolin.

    The only solution was total replacement of the shifting components ($450 parts + $150 labor). I was covered under warranty. The service rep said this has happened to several owners. It even happened to him.

    Very disappointed in the quality. Very disappointed with Emich as a dealer. I want my Golf TDI back!! This will be the last of my 3 VW vehicles.

    Denver, Colorado

  66. Two things I don’t like about VW Customer Care:
    1) I have to make a selection to talk in English to VW USA.
    2) Hold time when I called was 3 hours and 45 minutes!!

  67. I am so disappointed in Volkswagen along with the lies I was told. When my husband & I bought our 2008 EOS VW, we had some problems which were taken care of. Several times when I went to the Bert Smith Dealership, I asked the Service Dept on many occasions if anything had to be done to the tracks on the roof as my husband & I had never owned a hard to convertible. They assured me there wasn’t anything we had to do to maintain it. My husband has recently passed, and my roof is leaking like a “swimming pool” when it rains. Unfortunately, I’m a widow on a limited income and don’t have the foggiest idea on what I can do to fix it on my own. Maybe U-Tube? I started doing a lot of research and sadly I found I’m not the only one that has had this problems. What gets me is why were we told there wasn’t anything we had to do to maintain the tracks (rubber ?). If my husband were alive today, he would probably drive the car up to your main headquarters & park it in front of your building. It’s leaking on both sides, and I would hope VW would rectify the problem. I would never, ever buy another VW vehicle if this is how and what your company represents.

  68. I purchased a new 2014 vehicle at VW of Riverside, CA just over a year ago. I have had several issues with the vehicle as it had sat on the lot for over two years. Tires, glass, etc.
    Currently, my battery is no good. It wont hold a charge. It was not left with lights on or any other item which would cause it to wear down. The dealership has refused to replace it. I saved up and spend my life savings to pay cash for this vehicle so that I could remedy these on going problems that I had with my previous vehicle. I feel that even though the car is over four years old, I have only had it for over a year, it is hardly fair that I should have to bare the cost of replacing it. Just as a matter of fair and just treatment, I feel that Volkswagen should replace my battery.

  69. I have an existing VW Care inquiry, 181175073. VW was supposed to get back with me by 6pm on Aug 28, 2018. It is now three days past that date and and not a word. Useless.

  70. I have a 2014 Passat that I’m still paying on and at first it ran beautifully but afte a year and 6 months of still paying on it I have had to replace the engine, fuel injector,water pump etc this is the worst car that I’ve ever had would not buy another. You dealership let me down and your product has failed me and my family. I’m looking for comfort

  71. VW,

    I’m pretty upset about this recall notification and wanted to express my displeasure with the service I have received, as well as my concern for your product.

    First, I heard about the recall and contacted Folsom Lake VW to have the part replaced. They said at that time they didn’t have the part and that they would add me to a list of people and would contact me when the part arrived. No one ever called me back. I received a recall notification in the mail and did nothing for quite some time because I had already called and they told me that someone would call me back.

    Today I call, to just simply make an appointment and get the part replaced. I was told that they would need to check to see if they have the part in stock. The gentleman said they did not and that I would need to call back weekly until they did. I advised him that I’m rather busy and that I had called previously and been put on a list and I was wondering what part this was. He stated the part was the driver side airbag, which essentially means that this could save my life should I be in an accident. The gentleman I spoke to while professional was quite cavalier and admittedly said that the system was messed up, the service department had four separate lists, people were put on the list but what was happening was that customers would come directly to the store and then they were helped on the spot; so the list was out of order, incomplete and he wasn’t really sure. He suggested I continue to call back weekly. I advised him that I’m quite a busy person and finding the time to make these phone calls in hopes that the part will be in stock (while knowing that there are four lists with other people running around and The admitted lack of chaos) I was left unsure how it is that I’m supposed to get this part replaced? And on top of which we are talking about possibly my life.

    I have had so many VW’s; from the CarmenGhia, super beetle, Passat, wagon, rabbit, golf, scirocco, and I’m sure your records there may indicate that I’m up for a new car soon and I was literally planning on coming down and getting another VW. However I would realize that over the last few years there have been quite a few recalls on my vehicle. And as a busy person it is quite cumbersome to make appointments to miss work come down to get my car recalled and now this seems to be the last straw. I have complete confusion how it is I’m supposed to get my recall taken care of while it seems is though No one at the volts wagon dealership knows either? And at the end of the day while I drive this car around every day, at any moment in time I could be hit or in some sort of accident and so my life is in danger.

    I wonder how much VW at the end of the day cares about its customers safety, when ultimately that was one of the top reasons I Purchased BW‘s and honestly wasn’t advocate for your company and has always talked about the safety of these vehicles. I am now learning to question my reasoning and may be looking elsewhere soon.

    So I reach out to your customer care line where I am greeted with a very professional and well trained adviser named Jayda who listen to my story aligned with my situation and attempted to help me by getting me in touch with another location to have my issue addressed.

    However, on September 7th I had surgery and I am unable to sit for long periods of time, and stand for long periods of time. I am in recovery and so in order to have my part replaced I need someone to help me. I need to put my safety over my recovery, or find someone to help me. It’s the end of the day, I have a 7 o’clock appointment to have this part replaced, in a location that is about 35 minutes by car away, where I will have to sit in pain when I should be, then sit stand for two hours, or inconvenience another person in order to pick me up take me back across town only to return me there an hour later. Now I realize that this last paragraph is really my problem not yours. However I write all of this because it is a great inconvenience that I am having to have this part replaced in order to ensure my safety. I have done so with diligence, and it has taken great time, and unfortunately comes at a time in my life where I am not physically able to do this on my own and therefore am inconveniencing other people. This has very much deterred me from purchasing another VW and it is just too many recalls already.

    Marianne Kooken Crouchley

  72. A lot of car dealers are friendly when purchasing a new car. But to receive good and fair service is almost impossible on an older model.
    On 11/19/2018 I reserved an appointment for my Golf at Trend Motors in Rockaway, N.J. The reason to have my car serviced was for a brake check. The techs decided my brakes were fine. But what happened next was very peculiar. I was given the 60,000 check up but also a tire rotation ,wheel alignment and tire replacement. I only received part of the service my vehicle was place back on the parking lot. No tire rotation, alignment? After waiting several hours I paid for the service and left.
    My complaint is Why was my vehicle not completed and I had to wait so LONG.

  73. Bought a 2008 Jetta from my cousin who was the second owner. The thing literally rotted out which if you don’t know VW has a 12 year unlimited mileage rust warranty that they DO NOT honor. Said the car was neglected from not being in sooner to have the work done. I have personally seen 2002 Jettas that don’t have one spot of rust on them and I told the “REP” that if VW made the car the way it was supposed to the car would have no rust. They do NOT want to hear anything else and are doing nothing about the car. Will NEVER buy another VW new or used again.

  74. Walker Volkswagon in Metairie LA has had my car in their shop for 4 weeks because they cannot determine why the motion detection in the side mirrors does not work. They said they had contacted the national service department and are waiting for them to respond. Please tell why no one in your organization can fix my car. Four weeks is an excessive amount of time to wait to get the car fixed. I have a 2018 Tiquan that has only 4,400 miles on it.

  75. Dear Volkswagen,

    My name is Lloyd Crosdale. I have recently leased a 2019 Jetta Se from Sunrise Volkswagen. Unfortunately, I was being taken advantage of. I have purchase it with my grandmother. I was under the impression I was getting the best care possible. We have been giving a package deal offered by Sunrise Volkswagen that has left the car damaged.

    The brand new Jetta Se 2019, now appears as a used car. Also having damage on the outside. I am very displeased with this service and demand to be fully refunded. I would no longer like to do business with your company. Please address immediately.

    Lloyd Crosdale
    District 29 Queens, New York.

  76. Dear Volkswagen,

    My name is Lloyd . I have recently leased a 2019 Jetta Se from Sunrise Volkswagen. Unfortunately, I was being taken advantage of. I have purchase it with my grandmother. I was under the impression I was getting the best care possible. We have been giving a package deal offered by Sunrise Volkswagen that has left the car damaged.

    The brand new Jetta Se 2019, now appears as a used car. Also having damage on the outside. I am very displeased with this service and demand to be fully refunded. I would no longer like to do business with your company. Please address immediately.

    District 29 New York.

  77. Thank you Volkswagen for making the quality atlas we love it and enjoy driving this well made vehicle I have only good things to say about the employees building these atlas vehicles please pass it on. I hope you build a truck for the us market as well. I will be the first in line to purchase one of you do. Chris keeton

  78. A message to your advertising department:

    I live in So California and you have been running an add about volkswagon on TV. In one segment of the add, it shows three kids, around 10 years old, climbing in the rear trunk area of an SUV.

    IYour ad is suggestive that kids can ride in the back of the SUV without a Seat or Seatbelt!!! That is a dangerous scene to be showing in your ad. Is that really what you are aiming for in this add ?????

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