Volkswagen Golf 2008 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Volkswagen Golf 2008 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Why is the gearbox clunking in my '08 Volkswagen Golf?
It’s quite possibly caused by the clutches in the gearbox; they may need to be replaced.
Problems with Golf automatic transmission
The recall you refer to related to cars fitted with the 7-speed gearbox, not the 6-speed. You could attempt to negotiate with VW over your concerns on the basis of goodwill, but your car is six years old and has been worked on by so many different people that I don’t think you have much of a chance of success.
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