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      I thought that the VW service stated a short...

      I thought that the VW service stated a short straight movement after battery reconnect would reset the steering angle?? I have done it twice with my car after working on it over a weekend of battery...
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      Oh, if it resets and fails again, then it...

      Oh, if it resets and fails again, then it probabiliy is the sensor.

      Mike
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      The common fix is a reset. Park the car where you...

      The common fix is a reset. Park the car where you can drive straight ahead for about 200 feet, (not sure of the exact distance, but 200' will do) Disconnect the left battery for 10 minuets and...
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      Any radio geek can fix it in ten minuets. Mike

      Any radio geek can fix it in ten minuets.

      Mike
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      LOL just fix the wire, the speakers are very...

      LOL just fix the wire, the speakers are very tough, I know :P

      Mike
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      The 04 did not have soft close doors, so it is...

      The 04 did not have soft close doors, so it is probability broken wires. Jeremy is right. OR , if all low speakers stopped the same time, then it might be an amp/software problem. Where are you...
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      Hi, could you fill in your profile?? What year is...

      Hi, could you fill in your profile?? What year is your P? We need more info to help resolve your problem.

      Mike
    8. Hi, it is possible that the plate that your gear...

      Hi, it is possible that the plate that your gear shifter moves is cracked and the contacts are not lined up correctly. This plate has the contacts that activate the functions of the transmission....
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      Great to hear, this is on my "to do: list Mike

      Great to hear, this is on my "to do: list

      Mike
    10. Thread: Oil temp??

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      The code that the dealer retrieved was 3081 ...

      The code that the dealer retrieved was 3081

      Mike
    11. Thread: Oil temp??

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      Looks like the cooling system went into limp mode...

      Looks like the cooling system went into limp mode and ran the fans no matter what. The code is in the paperwork in the car, it started with a 3. The code cleared and all is running well, fingers...
    12. Thread: Oil temp??

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      The dealer can only say the cel said "coolant...

      The dealer can only say the cel said "coolant temp too low" so they are digging deeper. I just called and they are out for a road test. When I was in the shop this morning they asked if the fans were...
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      Oil temp??

      I had a long drive today, going to VW to replace my door key cylinder , the engine temp was 200f most of the time, it would drop to 170f for a few minuets then back to 200f, but...... The oil temp...
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      LOL Here in Newfoundland, Canada we have 500.000...

      LOL Here in Newfoundland, Canada we have 500.000 square miles... and only 1 Phaeton... Mine. I did drive a W12 in Ft Lauderdale that belongs to another member here on the forum. I have never seen...
    15. Hummmm read this. ...

      Hummmm read this. http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/14/tech/innovation/wireless-electricity/index.html?hpt=hp_t5
    16. Hi Gabriel, I would like the car to be self...

      Hi Gabriel,

      I would like the car to be self sufficient with "no wires attached" . Going to fires at 3am would have me towing half of an extension cord all the way to the fire hall :)

      Mike
    17. How often do you drive your car and for how long....

      How often do you drive your car and for how long. My battery is living in -20c to -35c lately. I would love to see 14.3v on my left battery, I would have no problems, but these brutal low temps and...
    18. WOW Hope you're doing better and heal fast. Watch...

      WOW Hope you're doing better and heal fast. Watch out for the long term effects. Your body has been through alot, take time to heal!!! If you were in the P, you would have gotten out and helped the...
    19. Just to clarify, my idle voltage will slowly move...

      Just to clarify, my idle voltage will slowly move from 13.6ish to 14.2ish depending on many different electric consumables. When I turn the rear A/C off, there is a noticeable gain in available...
    20. For the past few weeks, I have been turning off...

      For the past few weeks, I have been turning off the rear A/C to save amps on short trips, the volt meter rises from 13.6 to 14.2 when I do this. Today I went under the front seats and disconnected...
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