Manual gearbox leak

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Freckles
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Manual gearbox leak

Post by Freckles » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:46 pm

Hi everyone, I have an SE NAV 1.4 manual petrol Tiguan. It is a 68 plate & I bought it new just over a year ago. I have only done 1600 miles in it but took it in for its first service recently & the gearbox has a leak! It is going back into the garage shortly but I'd appreciate hearing from anyone on here with such a young Tig as mine who's had the same problem. Thanks


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milligan
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Re: Manual gearbox leak

Post by milligan » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:23 pm

Was the leak evident before or immediately after the service?
Tiguan SEL 2.0 TDI 4M 190PS DSG, Tungsten Silver, TPMS
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SGreen679
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Re: Manual gearbox leak

Post by SGreen679 » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:42 pm

One of mine had this in the past but it was a mark 1b. If it’s the same, it’s a common fault on the back seal and is covered under warranty. The garage said they have had 2 day old cars in that have shown the fault. I didn’t know about mine until it went in for the service and they removed the engine protector underneath. That’s when they found the drops of oil. Not a spot of oil on my drive though.
In my 3rd 2.0tdi 150bhp Tiguan now which have all been mk1 Rlines. Now ordered my 4th. Mk2 R-Line, White, Side Scan, Towbar, H/L Washers. Build week 39


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