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      Don't think it's a risk. Drive the car a couple...

      Don't think it's a risk. Drive the car a couple days and scan again. Some of those faults may have occurred if the battery was disconnected, for example.

      You will get the navigation and radio...
    2. No problems with mine either after 5+ years. ...

      No problems with mine either after 5+ years.

      Got them here: http://www.oemplus.com/passat-b6-lighting-c-75_21_49.html?page=2&sort=20a
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      Might be the outside temp sensor.

      Might be the outside temp sensor.
    4. Since when does the AWD fail? Had not heard that...

      Since when does the AWD fail? Had not heard that any of the MY's have that reputation.
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      The module is for adding lines during backup, but...

      The module is for adding lines during backup, but you don't need it -- just need the camera badge and the harness. I trying to do this myself for my Passat and my indie shop wants to run the wires...
    6. Don't change the chains, don't change the bolt...

      Don't change the chains, don't change the bolt (yes, you really don't need to worry about the bolt). Just enjoy your car and the refresh.
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      It has to or you'd hear it sloshing all over.

      It has to or you'd hear it sloshing all over.
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      And my '08 Passat does not require it. To put it...

      And my '08 Passat does not require it. To put it in gear, yes.
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      Correct, they apparently didn't and would be...

      Correct, they apparently didn't and would be fixed under European warranty.
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      Accurate is fine but they tend to err on the high...

      Accurate is fine but they tend to err on the high side in order to cover the regulation. Its all about safety -- ever notice that about the Germans? Example: Honda Accord has no low windshield...
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      Yes, Euro regs state that speedometer can be up...

      Yes, Euro regs state that speedometer can be up to 10% higher than actual speed but never lower. Yes, odometer is accurate. Yes, you want German, this is what you have to live with.
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      Interior lights should not throw BOW warnings.

      Interior lights should not throw BOW warnings.
    13. Aside from the dealer VAS system I really...

      Aside from the dealer VAS system I really wouldn't trust anything other than Ross-Tech's VCDS / Vagcom, since the code is written specifically for VAG cars (VW, Audi). Best way to check accuracy, I...
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      Odometer stays accurate regardless and your...

      Odometer stays accurate regardless and your mileage is correct. Calculated MPG is an estimate and isn't meant to be accurate anyway. Manufacturers say to use it as a baseline for your car, not...
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      If you don't have the newest, I'd get the...

      If you don't have the newest, I'd get the revision C switch just to make sure it's all good.
    16. Have any idea how much a swap would cost? Even...

      Have any idea how much a swap would cost? Even if it was cheaper for all concerned they wouldn't dare since the result would not be up to VW specs -- it was produced as an auto. A dealer wouldn't...
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      These are really helpful (but says they won't fit...

      These are really helpful (but says they won't fit if have the factory subwoofer):

      http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Passat_B7--2.5L/Interior/Trunk/ES6659/
    18. Sounds normal: ...

      Sounds normal:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7113151-Climatronic-Click-Sound-at-startup-normal
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      For a 10-year Vortex member he doesn't post much,...

      For a 10-year Vortex member he doesn't post much, so just click on his ID and find some recent posts -- pretty much nothing but complaints about several item, some major.

      Dude obviously got one...
    20. So is this part of the regular maintenance plan...

      So is this part of the regular maintenance plan and they're billing VW apparently for work not completed? Report the dealer to VWOA.

      And find another dealer.
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