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  1. Where best to buy aftermarket roof motor?

    D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself)
    Hi All, I have recently bought an EOS and got the dreaded ‘convertible top to workshop message’. Diagnostics came back as an open circuit on the hydraulic roof unit. Very grateful to VoxMag for his great posts on removing the case: https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23289...
  2. Interior Roof Replacement

    New User Introductions
    Looking for dealers in Missouri that can replace the interior roof lining and wiring for the roof retraction system.
  3. Roof stuck, what next

    New User Introductions
    I got this EOS 2.0T DSG last month. Low mileage and cheap owing to a stuck roof. I did check the cost of repair beforehand, but not the cost of the parts, owch! Anyhow it's a great drive and might be worth fixing, but I don't want to shell out thousands, I may as well just buy another EOS with...
  4. I need help with a knocking noise

    Suspension & Handling
    2012 EOS Executive. I have a loud knocking noise coming from the area of the rear passenger side roof mechanisms. (i'm not real good at localizing noises) It is very noticeable at low speeds around the neighborhood. i do not hear any knock with the roof retracted. Yes, i know, wind noise and...
  5. Rear Roof Flap doesn't close

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    Hi! Just started having an issue with my roof. The passenger side rear flap (the last piece that closes on the roof) does not close when the roof is completely down. There are no errors messages or any other issues, I just have one shark fin when I drive around with the roof down. When I...
  6. Algae on seals: How much is too much?

    VW Eos Q&A
    Hi all! First up, I'd like to thank all posters past and present for sharing their knowledge here. This forum has been an amazing source of information whilst searching for an EOS to call my own. With that in mind, I went to check out a late 2009 model last week which ticked all the boxes...
  7. Roof repair specialists?

    England
    I've given in to the idea that I'll be needing a specialist to fix my roof problems. Does anyone know of a suitable garage or individual, ideally in the South West of England? I'm aware of Caymen Autos in Surrey, but that's about it - and they are a LOONNNGGG way away from here in Exeter...
  8. VW EOS Roof fault

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    Hi Guys, I have had my eos for over a year now with no problems with the roof. I open and close everyday. I had the roof open and when I got to work and tried to close it. It got stuck with the side member only half why up. I closed it manually as per manual. Now it won't open. It opens all...
  9. Roof not closing on right side... Hitting interior panel

    VW Eos Q&A
    Hello, I have a problem. The right side roof panel is not going into its hideaway compartment on the right side. As the roof is retracted about 2/3rds of the way down it flares out before entering the hideaway compartment by the quarter panel. On the right side it doesn't flare out but the car...
  10. A new toy

    New User Introductions
    Just bought a 2006 2.0 FSI, one lady owner from new, 60,000 miles. The MOT history indicates that it's done around 4,000 miles a year for the last 4 years or so. Its silver (are there various options for silver or is a standard VW colour /code) with an immaculate red leather interior. The...
  11. Roof mechanism lubrication

    VW Eos Q&A
    I own a 2012 Eos, which I have owned for about 9 months now. The roof works perfectly and has never given me any problems. My interest is keeping that way. I am well aware of the importance of lubricating the seals. I don't skimp on this. I use Krytox even if it is £37 a bottle. But it occurs...
  12. Electrics/roof not working

    D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself)
    I'll try to keep this short... I have a 2008 EOS 2.0 TDI Sport DSG. So a couple of weekends ago I decided to put the roof down for the first time this year and it went down without issue so off I drove to the shops. However, on returning to the car I found that the boot wouldn't open and the...
  13. Roof - System Error- Close convert. Top

    VW Eos Q&A
    Hi I am a new user to the site and would really value your input. I am an Eos owner since 2007, same car always a pleasure never a problem. Was at VW dealer before Christmas and am frustrated. Problem: When I try to close the convertible, the [System Error- Close convert. Top]sign lights up...
  14. Roof Adjustment?

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    Hello, I was wondering if there is any roof adjustment maintenance that should be performed by the dealer. I have two problems that are not a big deal but a bit of an annoyance. While lowering the top the right pillar lightly scrapes against the plastic while lowering into the trunk. Is this...
  15. 2007 EOS future roof Gremlins stopped dead!

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    Today I thought I would explore my EOS Roof controller 1Q0 959 255B. MY07 roof system has no faults, but I'm working on something to give enhanced monitoring and interactive control for roof fault finding. After about an hour I removed the left side trunk liner, the luggage cover and rear lock...
  16. New member Autoelectrician Southport

    New User Introductions
    just joined your Forum as I have a 2010 EOS in workshop to repair non functional roof. I have been extremely busy repairing electric windows and power hoods as "Spring" gives us a day or two of sunshine! I hope I can help some members with electrical faults posted, and need some INFORMATION on...
  17. Roof Seal Lubrication on the Current Model

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    I've seen much here and on VWVortex about the importance of maintaining the roof seals. However, most or all of the postings are quite old and refer to the original version of the car. I own a 2013 Sport*. I can't find anything in the current manual like there was in the earlier manual copied...
  18. Roofmotors.co.uk EOS roof motor for £300 !!

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    I just thought I'd share the details of the guys that just save me a fortune on the repair of the motor that powers my EOS roof! Once you have picked yourself up off the floor having been given the price of a new unit from the VW main dealer take a look at Roofmotors - The UK's Premier roof...
  19. www.roofmotors.co.uk

    D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself)
    Hi, I hope this will be of interest to you guys! If any of your need the electric motor that powers the roof on VW EOS we can save you a fortune! We provide replacement rebuilt roof motors for most manufacturers for a fraction of the price of a new unit from a main dealer. Our units...
  20. Tension cable on roof flap.

    VW Eos Tech Q&A
    Hi, Today I tried to put the roof down and managed successfully to do so only to find that the tension cable with the ball and socket ending attached to the flap on the passenger side decided to detach itself. The roof now refuses to come back up and shows error on the cluster screen so I'm...
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