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    1. Hi Ron, any news?

      Hi Ron,

      any news?
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      Some other tips are: Has the car enjoyed...

      Some other tips are:


      Has the car enjoyed on-time service?
      How old are the batteies?
      Wiring Harness in the trunk dies with age sometime
      Does the car sit level?
      Does the suspension rise...
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      I would also check the suspension control arms...

      I would also check the suspension control arms for wear. :)
    4. Hello Ron, i did not get any error messages...

      Hello Ron,

      i did not get any error messages and the car behaved normaly. Altough it was sometimes very slow to build up preassure on the front. Since the calibration, the system has been...
    5. Hello there, on the V10 TDI i do not know. On...

      Hello there,

      on the V10 TDI i do not know. On my W12 the task included the removal of the engine. This is not necessery! We changed the alternator without removing the engine. I had it replaced by...
    6. Maybe another thought: If you have a leak on...

      Maybe another thought:

      If you have a leak on one strut, then i would asume only one side would sit lower. However, if your entire front sits lower, than i would believe the problem to be...
    7. Like i posted earlier, i had this two weeks ago....

      Like i posted earlier, i had this two weeks ago. My right side was lower. After the calibration everything was fine again. Cost me 80€ and 1 hour :) I hope you have the same....
    8. Hi Ron, when i got my Phaeton i sometimes got...

      Hi Ron,

      when i got my Phaeton i sometimes got a suspension failure notice in the dash. However the car worked perfectly fine. I replaced the left battery and the problem has since stopped. A few...
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      Thank you both for your ideas. I attached a...

      Thank you both for your ideas. I attached a picture were you can see the areas causing squeeking.

      http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/5b99u.jpg

      http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/mpd67.jpg
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      Holy cow :D When i had my transmission removed...

      Holy cow :D

      When i had my transmission removed to replace the tourge converter, the engine as not removed. ZF in Zürich also replaces the tourge converter witout removing the engine. Was there a...
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      Hello Michael and Willem, on my W12 (2004) BAN...

      Hello Michael and Willem,

      on my W12 (2004) BAN Engine code, the generator has failed. I had it replaced and the engine was not touched at all. You disasemble the front (remove bumper and coolers)....
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      Hi Michael, could you please reload these...

      Hi Michael,

      could you please reload these photos?

      Thanks
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      Phaeton Dashboard Removal

      Hello together,

      i get a cracking, squeeking sound when i ride over a hard ripple on the road. Its usually from the right side of the Dashboard. How can i remove or adjust the Dashboard. Now that...
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      We did welcome you and wish you many years of...

      We did welcome you and wish you many years of troublefree comfort :-)
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      You are correct Sir.... thats why i pump money...

      You are correct Sir.... thats why i pump money into it. :P
    16. Hello Michael, thank you very much. The color...

      Hello Michael,

      thank you very much. The color is called "Bolero Beige Metallic" and the car has the extended wood package with Sunny Beige Interior and Chestnut wood :-)

      PS: Next time you are...
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      Hi Victor, we are not nay-sayers. We are...

      Hi Victor,

      we are not nay-sayers. We are Phaeton owners just like you, ok minus one Phaeton and since i live in Switzerland and Germany have great contacts. One really shouldnt use pink glasses...
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      Hello Getty, it can quite possibly be that you...

      Hello Getty,

      it can quite possibly be that you will drive it for years and have no problems at all. Many people love the Phaeton and have zero troubles. I was simply one of those who got a Monday...
    19. Hello Willem, thank you very much. All...

      Hello Willem,

      thank you very much.

      All motors work without a fault on both sides.

      - Front and back movement
      - Up and down movement
      - Lumbar (back thingy) moves towards you and back
      -...
    20. Thank you Michael, i will try it with some...

      Thank you Michael,

      i will try it with some passangers and have it read out. I am looking for a VCDS for the scanning at the moment. Do you have any specific recommendations?

      Thank you
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