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  • Where to find your VW chassis, engine or paint number
    How to find your Volkswagen chassis and engine number or paint code.
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  • VW wheel nut/bolt cover removal or replacement
    A quick 'how to' guide for removing replacing your wheel nut covers. If yours have gone a white colour this is caused by bleaching from acid used in car washes. Please give our video a 'like' if it helped you out and subscribe to our channel to see our other guidance videos.
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  • Opening a VW Volkswagen with no visible key barrel
    Sometimes the key barrel is hidden on a Volkswagen door and if your vehicle battery is flat or the remote isn't working you'll need to know how to get in. If you have a Passat, Touareg or Phaeton and you don't know how to access the key blade we suggest you view our 'how to find your VW key blade' video.
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  • VW Volkswagen One Touch auto window resetting
    How to reset your electric windows on your VW Volkswagen if the auto one touch function stops working. This can be caused by a flat or disconnected engine battery or due to the motor or control unit getting confused. Tight or dry window guide rubbers can also make it lose it's memory of the top and bottom stop positions. If it keeps happening then clean the edge of the glass and the rubbers with a silicone spray.
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  • VW Volkswagen comfort window closing
    One of Volkswagens best kept secrets - 'Comfort' closing and opening of the electric windows via your key remote. Learn how to use the function with this video.
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  • Finding a VW Volkswagen emergency key
    How to use or find a Volkswagen emergency key when the blade is not visible. These type of keys are common on Passat, Touareg and Phaetons.
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  • VW auto door lock & unlock function
    How to set up your VW auto door lock & unlock function via a highline dash and multi function steering wheel. Highline dash displays have a 'settings' menu. If you don't have a multi function wheel it may be possible to use the toggle on the end of the wiper stalk. If you don't have a highline dash we can program the vehicle via our computer systems.
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  • Time Clock setting on VW Polo dash
    This video shows you how to set the time clock on your VW Polo dashboard. There is a separate guide for Golf, Passat, Tiguan and Scirocco.
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  • Time Clock setting on VW Golf, Passat, Tiguan, Scirocco dash
    How to set the time clock on your dashboard on a VW Golf, Passat, Tiguan, Touran or Scirocco. There is a separate guide for the VW Polo.
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  • VW wheel nut/bolt cover removal or replacement
    A quick 'how to' guide for removing replacing your wheel nut covers. If yours have gone a white colour this is caused by bleaching from acid used in car washes. Please give our video a 'like' if it helped you out and subscribe to our channel to see our other guidance videos.
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  • VW dash warning lights - Yellow - "How to identify/check the meaning"
    How to check the meaning of a Yellow warning light on your VW dash.
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  • VW dash warning lights - Red - "How to identify/check the meaning"
    How to check the meaning of a Red warning light on your VW dash.
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  • VW DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) light reset
    How to reset your Volkswagen DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) light.
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  • VW dash warning lights - Green - "How to identify/check the meaning"
    How to check the meaning of a green warning light on your VW dash.
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  • Pair a mobile phone to a VW Bluetooth radio/headunit
    How to connect to mobile phone (iPhone Shown) to a Volkswagen Bluetooth factory fitted car kit. It is possible to retro fit the system. Please contact us for details.
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  • Replace your VW wiper blades
    How to change your Volkswagen wiper blades.
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  • Topping up your VW engine oil
    How to top up your Volkswagen engine oil.
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  • VW key remote fob battery change
    How to replace a Volkswagen key remote battery.
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  • VW Polo 1.2 Spark Plug change
    A quick 'how to' guide for replacing VW Polo spark plugs.
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  • VW Polo 1.2 Air Filter change
    This video shows the procedure for replacing an air filter on a VW Polo.
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  • VW Golf Mk5 rear bulb change (or lamp unit)
    This is a video guide on how to replace either a rear bulb, bulb holder or complete lamp unit on a VW Golf MK5.
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  • VW Passat 3B Thermostat Replacement
    How to replace a thermostat on a 3B model VW Passat.
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  • VW Passat 3C mirror cap, glass and indicator repeater replacement
    This is a video guide to replacing all or one of the following on a Passat 3C model: Mirror glass, painted cap, inner casing, indicator repeater lamp.Be careful when removing and/or refitting the mirror glass - it's just so easy to break them.We can supply, paint and post a mirror cap to you in the UK within working 5 days.
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  • VW Polo Camshaft Position Sensor replacement - How to
    How to replace camshaft position sensor on a VW Polo. The 3 cylinder 1.2 engine is shown in this video.
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  • VW Polo mirror cap, glass and indicator repeater replacement
    How to replace a mirror glass, cap and or repeater indicator on a 2010 onwards VW Polo. You can use all of this guide or just the parts you need, depending on what you need to replace.
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  • VW Passat 3B coolant temperature sensor replacement - "How to"
    How to replace an engine coolant temperature sensor on a VW Passat 3B. We've shown a 1.8 ABT petrol engine in this example but other Passat engines will be similar.
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  • VW Golf TDi cambelt change
    How to change a VW Golf TDi cambelt belt (BXE 105bhp engine shown in video)
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  • VW Mk5 Golf air filter change
    How to replace an air filter on a Mk5 VW Golf (GTi model shown).
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  • Replacing VW Golf Mk5 front brake pads and discs
    How to change your VW Golf Mk5 (GTi) front brake pads and/or discs. We also have a video for rear pads and discs.
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  • Replacing VW Golf Mk5 rear brake pads and discs
    How to replace rear brake pads and discs on a Mk5 VW Golf (GTi model shown). We also have a video showing the instructions for front pads and/or discs.
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  • VW Passat 3B pollen filter housing water leak reseal repair
    How to reseal a pollen filter housing on a VW Volkswagen Passat 3B to prevent water leaks to the interior and carpet.
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  • VW Polo 1.4 cambelt (timing belt) change procedure
    How to change a cambelt on a Volkswagen Polo 1.4 with BBY engine.
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  • VW Passat 3B pollen filter change
    How to replace a pollen filter on a VW Volkswagen Passat 3B (The model with the electric handbrake switch on the right of the steering wheel). We also have a video showing how to reseal the pollen filter housing to prevent water leaks to the interior.
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  • Change your VW wing mirror cap
    How to replace a mirror cap on a Volkswagen Golf & Polo.
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  • Change a VW pollen filter - Passat 3C
    How to replace a pollen filter on a VW Volkswagen Passat 3C, the model with the electric handbrake switch by the gearlever. There is a separate video for the older 3B model. We have a video on 'how to locate your chassis number' if you are unsure which model you have.
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  • VW headlamp switch change
    How to replace a headlamp switch on a Volkswagen Passat, Golf and other models.
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  • VW Golf Mk5 spark plugs change
    How to replace VW Golf Mk5 spark plugs.
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  • World Record Keepie Uppie Attempt
    Especially commissioned for the World Cup 2014 we attempt to beat the World Record of Keepie Uppies.
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