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      Thank you Chris and Invisibleware. For...

      Thank you Chris and Invisibleware.

      For CBH123, the transmission fluid change kits are sold by Blauparts (blauparts.com). They give you a bit of information as to what fluid to use when changing...
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      Thank you cbh123 and Michael for your answers. I...

      Thank you cbh123 and Michael for your answers. I am in the exploratory phase of changing the transmission oil and was not exactly clear as to what was being recommended. Michael brings up a very...
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      As I mentioned in a previous thread, my car slips...

      As I mentioned in a previous thread, my car slips or shudders when the gas pedal is smashed from a standing start or from a sudden acceleration when going very slowly. The techs have recommended...
    4. Thread: Solisto Unit

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      Thank you Victor. I guess Invisibleware was not...

      Thank you Victor. I guess Invisibleware was not aware that my 2006 model could not be converted to Bluestar because the car does not have Onstar. I therefore, do not pay much attention to Onstar...
    5. Thread: Solisto Unit

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      Thank you for the responses. As Victor says...

      Thank you for the responses.

      As Victor says it would need to be tested as to whether the USB support can result in a telephone connection. Maybe owners that have installed the unit can give us...
    6. Thread: Solisto Unit

      by cai
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      Solisto Unit

      I was told that the Solisto units support telephones. I would like to know the following:

      1- How does the Solisto unit pair with a telephone, cable or bluetooth?
      2- Can the center console be...
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      South Carolina in Fairfax, Virginia

      Night before last my wife and I saw a white 2006 Phaeton parked at the Fair Oaks Mall. While looking at the car the owner, Larry and his wife Levita?, came by and we had a very friendly talk about...
    8. Thread: Shifting Thump

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      Thank you for your responses. I will print both...

      Thank you for your responses. I will print both and bring them to my dealer's service tech. You both may be on to something that cannot be detected by my VAG-COM. I will have to look at one of my...
    9. Thread: Shifting Thump

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      Shifting Thump

      I looked in the FAQs but could not find anything under transmission. What I have is an occasional thump when I accelerate and the car changes gear. It does not happen all the time and I cannot...
    10. Salah: Could you explain what you did to get...

      Salah:

      Could you explain what you did to get everything open - the trunk, hood, and gas tank filler cap? Have you had to recharge your batteries? There were so many suggestions that I would...
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      If you are going to Millau, a good view of the...

      If you are going to Millau, a good view of the viaduct can be had from a town called Peyre. It is in the regional Michelin maps 525 (Midi-Pyrénées), 526 (Languédoc-Rousillon), and in map 522...
    12. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Well, Das Boot has two working "air filter...

      Well, Das Boot has two working "air filter saturation indicators". It just bugged me that the old ones were not working. I bought the entire filter housing from a rear ended and totaled Phaeton...
    13. I had an incident like that some years ago. I...

      I had an incident like that some years ago. I was on a long trip and in the middle of an interstate the seat heater came on high or extra high. It would not respond to commands. However, all I had...
    14. Thread: Finding Used Parts

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      Is there an update to the information on this...

      Is there an update to the information on this thread?

      Thank you.

      cai
    15. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Sorry invisibleware. I read your post, but...

      Sorry invisibleware. I read your post, but redacted my last message poorly. I was thinking about the inner parts of the sensors.

      Thank you Stefano for the post. I have taken both of them apart,...
    16. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Thank you Stefano. I had not thought about the...

      Thank you Stefano. I had not thought about the tires. I used to run them at 43 fronts and 45 rears, but, they put new tires in the car and I suspect that they are under inflated. I just added a...
    17. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Just checked the snow filters. They were a bit...

      Just checked the snow filters. They were a bit clogged with dried muddy dust. There were twigs and leaves, three or four, and sand inside the box.

      Regarding the "air filters saturation...
    18. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Thank you Michael and Invisibleware for the hints...

      Thank you Michael and Invisibleware for the hints at a solution. I will now also look at the snow filters and look at he mechanism for the "broken" air filter one. I will also ask the service...
    19. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Thank you for all your comments and suggestions....

      Thank you for all your comments and suggestions.

      As recommended by the tech, I checked the air filters. The one on the driver's side N/A, is completely red, bad, and the knob on top moves easily...
    20. Thread: Gas Mileage

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      Thank you for your comments. The thermostat...

      Thank you for your comments. The thermostat should be Ok, it was replaced about 1000 miles ago. But, I will check it again. The water and engine oil temperatures seem to be normal. Again, I will...
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