Volkswagen Caddy Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Volkswagen Caddy reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

RECALL: More than 16,000 VW Polo, Golf, Jetta and Passat cars have dual-clutch transmission issue

RECALL: More than 16,000 VW Polo, Golf, Jetta and Passat cars have dual-clutch transmission issue

3 Apr 2020 · by Justin Hilliard

Volkswagen Australia has recalled 16,098 Polo, Golf, Jetta and Passat cars, and Caddy vans, over a problem with their DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission

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Volkswagen Caddy 2004: Discs need replacing

Answered by CarsGuide 13 Jul 2019

The Caddy is based on the Golf, so they should fit. If in doubt check with a VW dealer.

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ACCC issues fourteen recalls in past fortnight

ACCC issues fourteen recalls in past fortnight

14 Mar 2017 · by Daniel Gardner

A number of potentially hazardous faults have been identified in vehicles sold in Australia, prompting a wide range of recalls.

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Government gives green light for Volkswagen diesel recall

Government gives green light for Volkswagen diesel recall

5 Dec 2016 · by Tim Robson

Another 35,000 vehicles have been added to Volkswagen Australia's diesel emissions recall list.

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Volkswagen fix revealed for Australia

Volkswagen fix revealed for Australia

26 Nov 2015 · by Joshua Dowling

US owners of VW cars with diesel engines that can cheat emissions tests have already been given $500, but local owners still have no compensation.

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Faulty climate control in Caddy

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Nov 2015

There would have been a statutory warranty that would have applied if you bought it from a licensed dealer, but it would have expired a couple of months ago. Added to that you don't know that it wasn't working when you bought it. You really don't have any comeback now.

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Avensis good pick for a family car?

Answered by CarsGuide 31 Jul 2015

The Avenso Versis is a good all-rounder in the people-mover class. Other people-movers you could consider are the Honda Odyssey, Kia Grand Carnival, or VW Caddy Life, you could consider SUVs like the Ford Territory or Nissan Dualis.

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Compensation for Caddy engine replacement?

Answered by CarsGuide 22 May 2015

VW has already come to the party by covering 70 percent of the repairs. That's on a car that is six years old and well out of warranty. I don't think you've got much of a case for more than you've already received.

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VW Caddy for camping?

Answered by CarsGuide 24 Apr 2015

The Caddy is based on the Golf, so it drives and handles much like a passenger car. That makes it a much better vehicle than one of the larger commercial vans, which can be unpleasant things to drive. There’s no shortage of VW dealerships around the country, you’ll find them in the main towns all along your route, and most mechanics would be able to sort out any problems you might encounter.

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Abnormal tyre wear on VW Caddy

Answered by CarsGuide 3 Jan 2014

It is not normal for tyres to scallop, on the Caddy or any other vehicle. To find they are scalloped at the first service is most unusual and you would have to think there is something amiss with the car or tyres. If the tyres have been correctly inflated you would have to suspect there was something wrong with the alignment of the car. Have it checked by an independent suspension specialist to get an unbiased opinion.

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