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    1. Thread: Oil Malarkey

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      If my memory's right, you don't have easy access...

      If my memory's right, you don't have easy access to VDCS? It would be interesting to see what a scan shows.....
    2. Thread: Oil Malarkey

      by n968412L
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      Hi Tim - I think the good news is that it's not...

      Hi Tim - I think the good news is that it's not oil pressure you're monitoring, but temperature. At least unless you've got something non standard/special?

      So, a bad sender would give those...
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      A stuck latch is likely to have caused the...

      A stuck latch is likely to have caused the controller to lock out... I think...

      One of my three Phaetons had a lockout boot controller once. Reset it with VCDS and its never been a problem...
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      As Eric has said, almost certainly the battery...

      As Eric has said, almost certainly the battery paralleling relay. Which is another indicator, although not infallible, that your left hand battery needs to be replaced - so I concur with Wiken's...
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      Dark grey or brown Phaeton with a very expensive...

      Dark grey or brown Phaeton with a very expensive number plate; three letters and ending in just 1. Going north over Haslingden Grane (B6232) at about 1100 this morning. I think you then went east...
    6. Possibly. The auxiliary heater's only purpose is...

      Possibly. The auxiliary heater's only purpose is to provide additional heating to the cabin. In cold ambient temperatures, the engine itself does not produce enough waste heat to adequately keep...
    7. Not sure. There's no link between the engine, or...

      Not sure. There's no link between the engine, or its exhaust, and the heater. The heater is plumbed into the engine cooling system, but it is separate from the engine exhaust.... or have I...
    8. Hi Wicken - I suspect that the heater has...

      Hi Wicken - I suspect that the heater has suffered the failures of its controls that both I and V10 Mike suffered - take a look at his post 251 in this thread. Now this is on the Webasto unit itself...
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      Security flaw in Phaetons?

      From today's The Times:

      <a href="http://s771.photobucket.com/user/n968412L/media/WP_20160813_17_59_40_Pro_zpsq5spcocn.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
    10. PM sent

      PM sent
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      Further to my post of a few mins ago, the other...

      Further to my post of a few mins ago, the other photo I was looking for is the third photo of post #25 of this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2020343

      That piece of plastic is...
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      I think you need two sets of photos. One is a...

      I think you need two sets of photos. One is a set taken by Michael Moore (PanEuropean) years ago that is somewhere in the ToC. I can't easily search for it..... I'm on a train with an awful wifi...
    13. :) good luck.

      :) good luck.
    14. Ha ha! Blue is complete with box.. but not for...

      Ha ha! Blue is complete with box.. but not for sale. Permission not granted yet... still got two Ps outside and these two Ps inside... there's a bargain still to be had!

      Regards

      M
    15. Oh dear... no problems for me.

      Oh dear... no problems for me.
    16. I'm not quite sure what you disagree with... I...

      I'm not quite sure what you disagree with... I think I agree with all that you have written... or at least what I divine as intent.... although there are more practical limits now for most of us on...
    17. Dead right. P ownership started for me just when...

      Dead right. P ownership started for me just when my girls were independent... and that's when I started to keep cars clean. Never had the time before then. But I'm still not allowing my wife's dog...
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      Hi - and welcome CuriousNewGuy.... good name -...

      Hi - and welcome CuriousNewGuy.... good name - although I hope you become "ExpertLongTimeOwner" eventually!

      I think the facelift which included the LED headlights was about 2010/11, ie the GP3...
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      Well... probably... but you do need to know what...

      Well... probably... but you do need to know what you're looking at... and it helps to have seen both to know where the difference lies...
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      I'm not aware that anybody has had a particularly...

      I'm not aware that anybody has had a particularly good deal from a VW dealer in the UK for the AGM battery. My feeling is that you'll pay a premium of at least 20% on the best price you can get from...
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