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    1. The program (VCDS) can be downloaded for free,...

      The program (VCDS) can be downloaded for free, but it will only work with a genuine Ross-Tech interface. The license is in the interface. Buy the cable and you have the license. Buy a cheap eBay...
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      You are supposed to post a complete autoscan to...

      You are supposed to post a complete autoscan to get help here, but since this is such a common problem, I will do you a favor.
      http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=341165
      See post #7 in this...
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      OK, A slight "stumble" (aka...

      OK, A slight "stumble" (aka shudder/misfire/hesitation) between 1800 and 2200 rpms when the engine is cold and you are applying only very light pressure to the accelerator pedal. This usually only...
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      http://store.ross-tech.com/shop/VCHN.html or...

      http://store.ross-tech.com/shop/VCHN.html
      or
      http://store.ross-tech.com/shop/VCHN_10.html

      more info:
      http://www.ross-tech.com/hex-net/
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      Any tablet running full Windows (not Windows RT)...

      Any tablet running full Windows (not Windows RT) will run the VCDS program just fine. The problem will be the USB connection to the car. Most newer tablets have a micro USB connector (at best). You...
    6. Actually the fine print does not say anything...

      Actually the fine print does not say anything about AWD vehicles. It actually says "Excludes all-time traction control vehicles" - This means our cars!! This is the reason our TDIs could not be...
    7. Are you certain that the car has a 60 Liter tank?...

      Are you certain that the car has a 60 Liter tank? My '09 only has a 55L tank and I have heard that the Mk7s have a smaller tank to make room for the DEF tank. I doubt whether you tank holds more...
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      Where do you live? In other words, do you live...

      Where do you live? In other words, do you live somewhere where there are emissions/smog testing? If yes, you do not want to remove the factory emissions system. Luckily there are a number of good...
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      Read the first post in this thread: ...

      Read the first post in this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4991419-Vag-Com-Locator-searchable-map-style!-Owners-pm-me-your-info-requested-in-the-thread
      Email or PM the guy with...
    10. Andy, what do they do? Is it just an opacity...

      Andy, what do they do? Is it just an opacity test (looking for smoke) or do they do an OBDII readiness check also. What does this new test actually measure? Should I switch back to my stock fuel...
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      Read this: ...

      Read this: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?1201719-Read-This-Before-Posting!-FAQ-Rules-for-the-VAG-COM-forum

      As per forum rule #6, please post a complete autoscan from VCDS.

      Have...
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      Do you have Bentley's eBahn software installed...

      Do you have Bentley's eBahn software installed and running this way? I have my doubts. Is your Windows 7 a 32 or 64 bit OS? I am familiar with Win 7's compatibility tab. It is occasionally...
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      It runs perfectly (or as perfectly as this...

      It runs perfectly (or as perfectly as this software ever runs) under XP Mode in a VM under Windows 7. I have it installed that way on my home computer. The only problem with XP Mode is that it...
    14. ...with some caveats. How well the generic...

      ...with some caveats.

      How well the generic ODBII functions works depends entirely on the make and year of car you are talking about. There have been 4 different communications protocols that have...
    15. There is no better tool you can buy. Every...

      There is no better tool you can buy. Every VW/Audi/Skoda/etc. owner should either own VCDS or they should have a friend nearby who does. I have never heard of anyone who has purchased VCDS and was...
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      Actually, it is my understanding that Bentley has...

      Actually, it is my understanding that Bentley has lost the contract to produce Service Manuals for VW/Audi. This means that there will be no new service manuals published for new VWs. It also means...
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      Advice? Yeah. Start by posting a complete...

      Advice? Yeah. Start by posting a complete autoscan as stated in the forum rules. See the sticky at the top of the page - the one that says "Read this before posting".
      This will tell us what...
    18. It is definitely a timing belt. For a CJAA the...

      It is definitely a timing belt. For a CJAA the replacement should be at either 120,000 miles or 130,000 miles

      Have Fun!

      Don
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      First off, a TDI will get terrible "gas mileage"....

      First off, a TDI will get terrible "gas mileage". However, they get very good fuel mileage, if you don't put any gas into it.
      Second: Gasoline cars usually cannot get the mileage numbers claimed by...
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      You have to decide whether you want good or fast...

      You have to decide whether you want good or fast & cheap. It is nearly impossible to get all three at once.

      Anyway, I have gotten very good service and quality installation from EcoTint in Las...
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