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Some common problems and tips include changing the Volkswagen Golf engine oil on time. Consult the engine manual for the exact mileage when the oil should be changed. Always use recommended engine oil for your vehicle. The engine management light warning is the first indicator that something is not right. Contact the manufacturer for the meaning of Golf fault codes. Another common problem is a ticking engine noise which goes even faster at high revs. There can be many reasons behind it, but the most common is the cam belt. Again, not fixed in time the result would be a broken engine. Another good practice is to get the tuning done once in a while.
The Golf is a C-Segment car introduced by the German manufacturer Volkswagen. It has been around since 1974. The Volkswagen Golf is hugely popular car in almost all parts of the world. Originally, the engine was front wheel driven and that was the main difference from the Beetle. In other words it was a Volkswagen Beetle with Golf engine. Below is a brief history of the engines for Volkswagen Golf over the years.
The first generation of the Golf was aimed to replace the famous Beetle. It was front wheel driven. In 1976, the GTI version was launched and the engine range included 1.1 L, 1.3L and 1.5L petrol and 1.6 diesel.
The second generation of Golf MK2 was introduced in 1983. It received many body and engine updates. The petrol Volkswagen Golf 2 engine range included 1.3 litre, 1.6 litre and 1.8 litre engines while the diesels included 1.6 D and 1.6 TD units.
The third generation of Volkswagen Golf made its debut in 1991. The new Volkswagen Golf TDI engine was the highlight of the MK3 range. It was the first time a TDI engine was used in Golf. VR6 Engines were added to the petrol range.
A van like version of the Volkswagen Golf was introduced and called the Golf Variant. The Volkswagen Golf MK4 engine range received many additions. The 1998 Volkswagen Golf engines included a FSI engine. Other units in the MK4 range were a 1.4 litre, a 1.6 litre with 100bhp and 105 bhp and a 1.8 litre turbo.
The Volkswagen Golf MK5 range included mostly the updated versions of the Volkswagen Golf 4 engines. The 1.4 l FSI engines were limited to 120bhp. In this generation TSI engines were also introduced comprising of three versions of Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI giving 122bhp, 140bhp and 170bhp respectively.
A 1.4 litre Volkswagen Golf V6 engine was added. MK7 engines were equipped with Volkswagen BlueMotion technology that increased the efficiency up to 23 percent.