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      To look into the shudder/vibrations I left the...

      To look into the shudder/vibrations I left the parking brake off (chocks!) to be able to wiggle the wheel around a bit to check the bearings.
      ;)

      Confirmation that this is normal would be nice. I...
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      Question on center differential

      Today, whilst changing to my winter tires, I noticed that with just the right rear wheel in the air, it was possible to freely spin it (all 3 other wheels firmly on the ground). Gear was in Park,...
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      Factory advice

      Struggling with finding the best tire I asked the factory what they would advise

      Dear Mr. V...,
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      there is a difference between German and British names of the rim. In Germany it is called...
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      One more pic (really shiny)

      http://i49.tinypic.com/34j4xut.jpg
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      One day of summer in the Netherlands

      On the up to now only day that showed some promise of better weather I took out the detailing gear and put some fresh Wolfgang and paste Wax on Das Auto.
      It put a smile on my face to see it shine...
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      Engine noise W12

      I have the feeling that my engine makes a more grunty noise now instead of the familiar turbine-like whine.
      It seems the torque converter more easily unlocks and the engine revs to around 3000rpm...
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      Like the Audi system in SSP 162 ?!...

      Like the Audi system in SSP 162 ?!
      http://www.volkspage.net/technik/ssp/ssp/SSP_162.PDF

      Very little actual Phaeton-specific info
      Guess we didn't get the torque vectoring...
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      Here is the link http://filer.frejvall.se/w12w.m4v

      Here is the link http://filer.frejvall.se/w12w.m4v
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      Videos

      You should have a look at the video Perfrej recently shared at this forum. That was some next-level winter driving!
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      Very interesting stuff! Although I am still...

      Very interesting stuff! Although I am still unsure on the braking of the slipping wheel on the Phaeton.
      :confused:

      John
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      Thanks!

      Thank you for the info. I will keep looking for a schematic (I like them...)

      I found this very nice manual on the 5HP24(A)
      ...
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      Question on diff-s

      Looking through the SSPs I did not find any details on the differentials in the 4-motion system of the Phaeton. I know the center-diff is a Torsen but what kind are the front and rear ones...
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      Monitoring

      Wouter,

      Oversight is watching you:what:

      I would be worried:vampire:

      Will call you some time next week to hear about the suspension work

      John
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      It is a smart car, protecting itself when damage...

      It is a smart car, protecting itself when damage is imminent
      ;)
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      Diagnosis report

      It's back in fine condition :)
      Running smooth and quiet like before.

      Two Zuendspule (coils) were replaced with all the plugs at reasonable cost.

      This is the scanned diagnosis report from the...
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      Thank you all for your thoughts and sympathy!...

      Thank you all for your thoughts and sympathy!
      Das Auto was taken to the dealership today on a flatbed.
      I was very worried, but it wasn't that bad :facepalm:

      Turns out to be a problem with two of...
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      Thanks Willem. Will keep you posted :vampire:...

      Thanks Willem.
      Will keep you posted

      :vampire:


      Guess the suspension work will have to wait...
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      W12 divided by two = V6

      Willem (others...),

      I was really happy with my "all 0-s" readiness but as you heard trouble entered paradise..

      Here is the scan after the mighty W12 ceased to be mighty and started disabling...
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      Willem, Thank you for looking into the data....

      Willem,

      Thank you for looking into the data. The S2 sensors vary between 1110 and 0000 (normal??) Resistances are the same across all sensors (like your 0.10kOhm). I am unsure how to initiate the...
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      Setting Readiness Code W12 Engine

      I keep getting P0430 errors on engine 1, bank 2


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