Just going to pick up the car after the sunroof drains on the passenger side could not cope with the heavy rain we have experienced recently for the SECOND time within twelve months almost to the day. Same issues. They replaced the faulty parts however the carpet and underneath will not dry out. Despite the issue affecting several VW vehicle models, the company reportedly refuses to cover the defects under warranty. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Might be a sealant issue. This causes water to get into the carpets. You must log in or register to reply here. I need a new headliner, mold removal, new carpeting, padding and sensors. Leaking again. Im having the same issue ,going in for second appointment for new carpet etc probably to remove the mold WHT about the electrical.. I would say it is accountant interference cost cutting rather than bad design. If you have a for-profit service, contact us. This is before it gets to the bottom of the door where the . Thanks. It drains through the holes but water is coming into the interior footwell through the seams. This was the problem in the passat, it can happen to any vw if the water does not drain away from the intake area. This was after a pretty heavy rain but not sure exactly when it happened. Recently we have been having problems with condensation in the car, but presumed it was just because of the time of the year. The next rainfall my carpet was soaked again!!! American/Canadian web site, looks like they get it fixed for free. So disappointing especially for a german car. I was cleaning the car yesterday and took all the mats out. Today my daughter discovered the carpets are all wet. Just for the heck of it, check the drain in the firewall to make sure there are no leaves in it. Get the hose and have someone spray the outside of that door while you're inside feeling both door sills on that side to see if water is entering there. expected to be mailed out. I am horrified. I just picked up my 09 SEL tiguan yesterday, when I got home, I found that the passenger footwell was soaked with water (from the A/C). VWs customer service rep responded to my complaint that the sunroof was leaking was, Well you bought a Volkswagen with a sunroof.. I dont even use the sunroof, have literally opened it 1 time! Wow, Im shocked by how many people have this problem, and VW has done nothing? rear driver passenger footwell carpet soaked & wet under pedals in front footwell. Today again, very heavy rain, and again, my daughter complained about the safety belt in the back seat was wetwhen I went to check I saw that there was a wet stain in the roof. Any advice? Please add me to your list. vwvortex.com is an independent Volkswagen enthusiast website owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc. ps car insurance did NOT cover the first round of repair / cleaning, so Im not hopeful that has changed. How can I become part of this class action suit? They have to deal with VW'. We took a 7k hit on the vehicle value since it was essentially a flood damaged vehicle at that point. wiring harnesses, ruined carpet underpad, possibly carpet as well. There are ~3-4" of padding and carpet. VW 'Pocket Rocket' - 2020 Polo GTI Plus 5 Door DSG. of America. Since was raining in the beginning I was thinking that the water splashed from the door, by the way when we entered the car was not raining. I have talked to V.W. 1- Check the sunroof drains, 4 of them 2 in front 2 in the rear. Just bought a used 2017 GTI, first rain of the season and I am now dealing with this issue as well add me to the list. CAUTION: I hung Damp Rid on the handle near the backseat window to try to get rid of the musky smell and dampness and the bag leaked and destroyed the rear car seat disintegrated the leather. Besides risk of mold, electronic sensors/controls may also be affected; my check engine light has started to come on. Ive requested 2 replacements from VW (2017 and 2019) for the same issue and both were denied. Extracted the water with rags. Repair involves the removal of headliner and carpeting; replacement of defective Then a year later, after they fixed it, I have leaking in the rear part of the sunroof and the dealer wants $1,200 to fix it. The spider traps were removed on the first visit for this problem last year so not sure what has blocked them this year! Any advice? and our . It could also be the cabin air vent units behind the rear bumper, these cause the pocket behind to fill with water which then leaks over and runs down. Got my Tig back after leaving the car with the stealer for 9 days. The leaking has caused extensive damage to the airbag and seat heating circuitry. (had water on the back floor NB) 2- Check the area around the air intake for the heat/ac. Required fields are marked *. Its basically a flood damaged vehicle. document.getElementById( "ak_js_2" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); document.getElementById( "ak_js_3" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); document.getElementById( "ak_js_4" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Please note: Top Class Actions is not a settlement Same problem as above. I have a 2013 VW sports wagon with a leaking sunroof with only 65000 miles on it. We found the spare tire well full of water, headliner stained. I watched a small river run from between the backseat and the door onto the floor, so I do know it still has a leak. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Generation 3: T5 is model CR7 [Not available in "VW Atlas" North America!] It was ridiculous. It is way more noticeable in the winter time when white smoke billows out of your exhaust pipes. Car hasn't been driven for months and there's still water in the footbed on the passenger side. The pano roof leaked and a drain hose was kinked. All previous repairs have been covered under warranty but car is now out of warranty and theyre trying to get me to cover some of the costs. Something in the buckle, such as a coin, receipt, or something else can trigger a false warning light. And we are bringing it to the dealer in the morning! The water in the footwell is quite considerable and is creating pools when the carpet is compressed. A known problem is water leaking to the driver's side front foot well; apparently, this is caused by a water outlet . Took into dealership and mentioned it was a clog/leak that was coming from the sunroof. It is very common to find that your Tiguan is leaking water or (hopefully) coolant from this location. I am mad that the dealer after all this time, they never advised looking at this while under warranty and now I am afraid at how much it will cost. Please add me to the list! warranty on workmanship. Could be drain plugs that are clogged allowing water to pool. Create an account to follow your favorite communities and start taking part in conversations. All warning lights were on. The Fora platform includes forum software by XenForo. There is a section further down the page with common radiator leak causes, if its coolant that you found has leaked from your Tiguan. VW told me it was a rock hence they would not be covering the damage.Heres the thing, there were no other cars around at the time to cause this. I would not be a car manufacturer for all the oil in Russia's new oil field. VW knew of this issue on my model when they sold this car to me but they refuse to put a recall out on this. Yes you need to fix this as in time the damage can be extensive. Pulling into my job yesterday and noticed a drip that persisted right above the front/center console. The AC drain is likely working fine, you get a musty smell when it clogs. 2016 mk7 Golf GTI here, afflicted as well, issues since June 2016,repair held 3 years after 3 months of arguing with corporate and dealerships, but issue back since 10/2019. VW has done nothing, 2013 VW tiguan, sunroof leak, it s a manufacturer defect and it creates mold in the back right hand side of the car. Had water leaking on my lap as I was driving in the rain. Could also be the sunroof drain as you suspected. Purchased a 2016 VW Tiguan brand new. Whenever mine goes in for a service i always make a point of getting them to check and clean out the sunroof drains, just in case ;-) Fingers crossed i haven't experienced a leak so far (bet I've jinxed it now). My car started to fog up around October 2019, then would frost inside. Yeah, definitely have a good look at the fresh air inlet under the scuttle, if the scuttle drains are blocked up it may allow water to seep behind the exterior of the inlet and then down the inside of the bulkhead. Now my front screen/radio is failing! EQT Stage 2 / ACT Street Lite clutch / cp-e Engine mounts / Powerflex Hybrid puck / Baun DP & FMIC / Bilstein B8s / H&R RSB / H&R Sports / Booster seat. They told me what the it was the sunroof drain and gutter system. The pano roof leaked and a drain hose was kinked. I have a 2016 vw golf sportwagen, only have had this car for 1yr 5 months and have major leak in the back and all through out sunroof. VW may have intended its new warranty to win over consumers after Dieselgate, but given that VW will not acknowledge or repair the known sunroof defect, the warranty has not restored Class Vehicle consumers faith in VW, Gjonbalaj argues in his VW class action lawsuit. Floorboard fills up with 2-4 inches of water. Repair and cleaning cost about $1100.. VW stated it was a known problem but declined to cover the damage, Unacceptable. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, reviews, maintenance, and more! then it wasn't dry. However, this can result in some functions no longer being available. I will never buy a VW again as they are dishonest and give 0 shits when it comes to honoring their warranty they tout so proudly. Now mid 2021, have had many rain storms this summer in South Carolina the spare well is full again steering wheel lock and glow plug gauges are flashing for no reason. People who report problems with their sunroof drains don't necessarily have stains in ceiling. Luckily for me, it did not smelly coz it's brand new car.. Angus wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:19 am Could be from a burst windscreen washer hose, had this causing water into front passenger footwell - was on 2014 Polo though, I think VW said it was rear hose. I would have thought the more likely possible causes are; VW Pocket Rocket - 2020 Polo GTI Plus 5 Door DSG. My 2013 Passat had a musty smell, I reported it, my seat belts would be wet after it rained. Me too! document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Top Class Actions is a Proud Member of the American Bar Association, Various Trademarks held by their respective owners. A sensor detects that the seat belt is properly fastened. They first started off by running the hose to unplug the drains, that did not work. That is RIDICULOUS, Cheryl. The dealership we have been dealing with has been great. Thats when they discovered the main leak was coming from there. drug injury lawsuits and product liability lawsuits. JavaScript is disabled. Carpet soaked front and rear, plus white mold appeared under rubber floor mats. This has become an issue. I really don't know how long it's been THIS bad. Repaired by dealer. And since a seat cushion had to be replaced as part of passenger seat airbag repair, I would have to pay $110 for the cushion (not included in extended warranty). It will usually produce moisture just behind the rear tires. The heater core is a small, auxiliary radiator located just behind the passenger's side dashboard. RECALLS! Which is 3 hours away. Today the aircon mysteriously came back to life. 95. r/Volkswagen 27 days ago. Got up in the morn to go into town and lo and behold my car is flooded. Caused unknown continous flooding to the floorboard area resulting in multible and severe electrical problems. It's 100% caused by water from the outside, and not from the A/C evaporator. Per the technical bulletin, the sunroof has tubes to drain any moisture that collects in the track. Hi everyone. Get Down to the Core of the Problem. This is a 24,000 mile 3 year and 4 month car (just enough to put it out of warranty). Seems to have cleared it as water is no longer standing in the gutter. I just picked up my 09 SEL tiguan yesterday, when I got home, I found that the passenger footwell was soaked with water (from the A/C). The same rubber pieces can be seen on the car body where the front door hinges are. Im just so frustrated. your claim status, claim form or questions about when payments are 2017 golf leaking and dealership refuses to fix, please add me to the list. Now the car has musty smell from leak. Dealer has stated -not covered by any VW warranty- 6 year bumper to bumper warranty is invalid. If I was to trade this car in i doubt any place would accept it. SEE, I think it's a 15 pin plug and two wires change on the plug fro 95 to. I also discovered there are multiple class action suits on this in the US, and even one in Germany. It is possible that your coolant system could be leaking water. I have a 2017 VW Jetta Sportwagen and live in Washington stateI have paid $400 to clear the drain on the rear of the sunroof in 2021. Hi Brothers vw, have you guys ever faced this issue? If it was never dry, then you don't know if you still have a leak or not. VW never attempted to replace the headliner and failed to stop the leak. They replaced the sunroof and the rear drain hoses. Meanwhile 2 days later aircon and heater fan stopped working completely. I found this the other day regarding the front sunroof drains. For more information, please see our January 2022 Jason, MAZDA6 shuts down while driving fuel pump not monitored, may be no engine light etc. After first downpour, I found a pool of water in drivers footwell. . The problem is almost certainly clogged drain holes; either the door or the front cowling. Besides seams or wiring inlets, that area is pretty water tight with welded metal. Ive recently noticed that ive a leak which is causing the passenger footwell to be wet. I'm going back to the dealer tomorrow, but i'd like to get it fixed now, as my carpet is soaked and i'm afraid might start to stink. Could also be a heatercore leaking, but i'd assume VW would have checked that already. I honestly believe another class action suit should be brought against them. It'll be toward the front of the vehicle, further up than where the A/C condensation would be. Did you purchase a VW vehicle that was not covered under warranty as promised? Technical Background Water leak occurs on the passenger floorboard area, entering via the expansion valve in the firewall. Lately, it's been worse. No way do I fault them. Speaker seal was tight as well. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has 1 problems reported for water leak. I used a wet dry vacuum and got most of it up. Now the headliner is falling down. Gjonbalaj argues that VW continues to deceive consumers despite attempting to win their trust back with the extended warranty offer. Coolant is sweet smelling and is typically orange, green, or pink. Gjonbalaj argues that this unmatched warranty was an attempt by the company to distract from Dieselgate the 2015 scandal in which VW reportedly admitted to using a defeat device to fake emissions levels in diesel vehicles. fortunately this one is on lease, but still it create a problem. According to the VW class action lawsuit, Volkswagen vehicles with sunroofs are prone to leaks which can cause damage to interior features such as electrical systems, audio systems, upholstery, carpet, seats, and more. Gjonbalaj seeks to represent a Class of consumers who purchased or leased 2015 to present Audi A1 Mk2, Audi A3 Mk3, Audi TT Mk3, Audi Q2, Audi Q3, Volkswagen Arteon, Volkswagen Atlas/Teramont, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Tiguan, and Volkswagen Touran vehicles sold with a sunroof. It could also be the cabin air vent units behind the rear bumper, these cause the pocket behind to fill with water which then leaks over and runs down. that reports on class action lawsuits, class action settlements, Sunroof leak 2018 VW Sportwagen with 17,000 miles. A forum community dedicated to Volkswagen Tiguan MK2 owners and enthusiasts. 2010 Tiguan. The HAVE had the car in and apparently 'modified' the drains to prevent recurrence, but is is disappointing to hear that these STILL seem to be a problem area with the car that is still prone to regularly getting blocked with. The first bought in 2016 began leaking in spring of 2017. I am extremly disappointed with their level of service at VW. You're in the UK, so your steering wheel is on the wrong side ;-), but I do know that some US cars have leaked water through the cabin air filter housing. It is now a health and safety issue that like my daughter who has major sinus issue will result in a medical law suit. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. the content you have visited before, Advertising: Gather personally identifiable information such as name and location, Advertising: Use information for tailored advertising with third parties, Advertising: Allow you to connect to social sites, Advertising: Identify device you are using. The customer first noticed that the car had a leak problem when they found water in the footwell. Everyone knows how bad water damage is in a home. The action is deficient, according to the lawsuit, in that only "a limited . This car was built Nov 9th 83, and left the factory Nov 19th 83. https://topclassactions.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php. Let us know in the comment section below. I had my 1 month old tiguan with a wet carpet on the front passenger footwell in which the dealer said they have rectified the water leakage by plugging in the a/c drainage hose back in place (previously it wasnt plugged in). After owning it for two weeks, I found water on the drivers side floor and then found water on the drivers side rear quarter panel. I have a 2016 Golf Sportwagen that is in the shop as I type for its 4th headliner due to leaky sunroof. If the airbag is broken, it will cause the warning light to illuminate. Replaced all tubes and they leak again. I'm going to soak the car this weekend and see what I come up with. It arrived in Canada Jan 10th 83, was used for advertising and demos.
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