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I bought my 2022 Volkswagen Taos in November of 2021. Within 25 days of owning the car the EPC, rpm limited, and exhaust system malfunction lights came on. My car began to shake and would not accelerate. They could not diagnose the issue so they erased the codes, test drove it, and gave it back to me. Yesterday February 15th, this issue happened again when I left work. It is being towed to a dealership. Has anyone else had this issue?
 

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WOW! That is a long time to go without your car. When those lights came on, did you car shake whenever you pressed on the gas?
Also if you turned it off and back on did this "fix" the issue?
 

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I bought it in August and it only had 1,600 miles on it too. Luckily I was able to get a loaner a week after it was in the shop. However, the car just went into limp mode. It kept telling me the engine couldn't go over 4,000 RPMs then it quickly changed to not being able to go over 2,500 RPMs. I pulled over and turned the car off and back on, it fixed it for about 2 miles. Then I went to accelerate up a hill and it happened again. After that I milked it to work (was only 3 miles away) and called the dealership. It never went off afterwards so it was towed back to the dealership.

It's been hectic waiting for this part. I actually put in a claim to the volkswagen customer care stating I wanted my monthly payments returned for the length of not having my car. I just received an email today that they may want to buy back or replace my Taos. I was told by my dealership that it's not uncommon for VW to offer that. But they also told me that my part is on order still and may be here this week. Waiting to talk to my service writer tomorrow to verify for sure before I make any decisions since buying a car right now it's the best time.
 

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I bought it in August and it only had 1,600 miles on it too. Luckily I was able to get a loaner a week after it was in the shop. However, the car just went into limp mode. It kept telling me the engine couldn't go over 4,000 RPMs then it quickly changed to not being able to go over 2,500 RPMs. I pulled over and turned the car off and back on, it fixed it for about 2 miles. Then I went to accelerate up a hill and it happened again. After that I milked it to work (was only 3 miles away) and called the dealership. It never went off afterwards so it was towed back to the dealership.

It's been hectic waiting for this part. I actually put in a claim to the volkswagen customer care stating I wanted my monthly payments returned for the length of not having my car. I just received an email today that they may want to buy back or replace my Taos. I was told by my dealership that it's not uncommon for VW to offer that. But they also told me that my part is on order still and may be here this week. Waiting to talk to my service writer tomorrow to verify for sure before I make any decisions since buying a car right now it's the best time.
I just received a call telling me the engine is misfiring but they do not know why. They erased the codes and test drove it and told it was fine for me to come and pick it up. At this point I might talk to an attorney because I do not feel safe driving this car.
 

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I just received a call telling me the engine is misfiring but they do not know why. They erased the codes and test drove it and told it was fine for me to come and pick it up. At this point I might talk to an attorney because I do not feel safe driving this car.
I would get a second opinion at another dealership. It is bound to happen again. My dealership called it unsafe to drive with the EPC light on.
 

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Just received my second opinion. He made very clear it was unsafe to drive. Thank you for the input to get a second opinion. I will be calling VW customer care tomorrow
 

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Just wanted to resurrect this because I had the same issue start today and it's waiting on a tow to the dealer. What ended up being the outcome of this?
 

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Just wanted to resurrect this because I had the same issue start today and it's waiting on a tow to the dealer. What ended up being the outcome of this?
Customer care told me they did not know how to fix it and if it happens again to just pull over and restart the car. I did not feel safe, I ended up getting an attorney but the case would’ve taken up to three years. I traded the car out for a Ford Bronco
 

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Just wanted to resurrect this because I had the same issue start today and it's waiting on a tow to the dealer. What ended up being the outcome of this?
They had to replace my entire Turbo after waiting 6 months. Volkswagen ended up buying my car back in full. The took back the entire loan, gave me back my down payment, paid me back for the months I paid my car payment and didn't have the car and any accessories I had bought for it.

I hope they can find something to fix it for you. If not, I'd call Volkswagen customer care sooner rather than later. Also, they suck but at least they will have it on record.
 

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They had to replace my entire Turbo after waiting 6 months. Volkswagen ended up buying my car back in full. The took back the entire loan, gave me back my down payment, paid me back for the months I paid my car payment and didn't have the car and any accessories I had bought for it.

I hope they can find something to fix it for you. If not, I'd call Volkswagen customer care sooner rather than later. Also, they suck but at least they will have it on record.
Wow! Sounds like they took care of you pretty well at least.
 

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Turns out it was just the charcoal canister- liquid gas got into it (probably from overfilling) and that set off the MIL and put it in limp mode. It's cleaned out and driveable now while they wait for a replacement part.
 

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Customer care told me they did not know how to fix it and if it happens again to just pull over and restart the car. I did not feel safe, I ended up getting an attorney but the case would’ve taken up to three years. I traded the car out for a Ford Bronco

Let us know when the engine fails on that Bronco (NHTSA is already investigating it).
 

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Yes, I had the same problem. The dealer serviced the car and returned it to me with the same error message on the screen, then second try the dealer tried a system soft wear update but that lasted only a few days and then once again down. Finally the third try they changed the oil pressure module ... its been six months still got my fingers crossed.
 

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I bought my 2022 Volkswagen Taos in November of 2021. Within 25 days of owning the car the EPC, rpm limited, and exhaust system malfunction lights came on. My car began to shake and would not accelerate. They could not diagnose the issue so they erased the codes, test drove it, and gave it back to me. Yesterday February 15th, this issue happened again when I left work. It is being towed to a dealership. Has anyone else had this issue?
I had the same issue. Dealer towed the car and loaned me an Atlas. They said the fuel sending unit was bad. Took 13 days to get the parts from VW. But, the car runs better now. The all or nothing acceleration thing is almost gone! Really glad to have it back.
 
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