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2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S FWD 4dr Man

2010 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD sport Utility Vehicle
19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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November 26, 2011, 5:23 am


Question: Should we have to replace fuel injectors on a 2 year old VW?

The EPC light came on with a picture of an engine, the car stalled and would not crank again.
The dealership said it had to replace the fuel injectors because they were sticking open so the engine shut down. Should this happen to a TWO year old engine? Will this probably happen again 2 years from now when it is out of warranty? Is there some way to prevent this from happening in the future?

November 29, 2011, 8:54 pm

Elizabeth K

Unfortunately, parts fail on newer cars. And injectors sticking open is not uncommon on Tiguans. Here's a thread with some things to check on yours:

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