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    1. You sure know your stuff, vw norm. Dealer just...

      You sure know your stuff, vw norm. Dealer just called and said they replaced the sensor and after driving it around, they hear the air noise I described. They said a hose needs to be replaced and...
    2. Initial diagnosis from the dealer is the Mass...

      Initial diagnosis from the dealer is the Mass Airflow Sensor needs to be replaced. That part is going to take a day to acquire, so I'll know more tomorrow.
    3. The problem sounds exactly as vw norm describes. ...

      The problem sounds exactly as vw norm describes. That's an excellent link. It does sound like air from the firewall, even with the HVAC off.

      Today the engine indicator light is on. Since I'm...
    4. 2012 TDI SEL - A/C fan blows in sync with acceleration

      Just passed 30 months and 30k miles in my 2012 TDI SEL and suddenly the air conditioning fans blow harder as I press on the accelerator pedal. Has anyone else experienced this behavior?

      To be...
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      One year anniversary coming up in 20 days. ...

      One year anniversary coming up in 20 days. 11,000 miles and get happier every road trip. Took her up to 4,000 feet elevation over the weekend and love climbing hills without pressing any harder on...
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      Just got the 10k service done on our TDI SEL and...

      Just got the 10k service done on our TDI SEL and the old oil looked very clean. I plan to stick with the manufacturer's recommendations for routine maintenance. Of course I'll continue to keep an...
    7. Thread: Any B7 regrets?

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      I would trade in our Sienna for another Passat...

      I would trade in our Sienna for another Passat TDI SEL if I could fit big things like bikes in it. I do not notice any bouncing or road noise. Passengers can't hear me outside and I can't hear them...
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      I haven't noticed much advantage to having mp3s...

      I haven't noticed much advantage to having mp3s on the HDD instead of SD. Both seem to have the same response time and behavior.

      It's annoying that 'mix' mode only operates on a folder. If you...
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      Does your RNS-510 repeat mp3 tracks after...

      Does your RNS-510 repeat mp3 tracks after stopping and starting the car? This is what happens in mine:
      1. play an mp3 from CD, DVD, SD or HDD
      2. turn off the car.
      3. turn car back on. mp3...
    10. Thread: MPG with TDI?

      by chunga
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      Today I was forced to ride the bike whether I...

      Today I was forced to ride the bike whether I wanted to or not. Our B7 had a dead battery after being parked for 12 days while on vacation. Couldn't even jump it to start. Had it towed to the...
    11. Thread: MPG with TDI?

      by chunga
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      I have been driving my 1 mile commute to work...

      I have been driving my 1 mile commute to work with a few grocery trip runs on the weekends, also less than 1 mile, for the past 140 miles on my TDI SEL. The fuel consumption according to the MFD...
    12. Is a TDI SEL one of the vehicles on your lot? I...

      Is a TDI SEL one of the vehicles on your lot? I only ask because they seem to be in such high demand, and the KESSY system might cause different behavior.

      I've got a few things to have my dealer...
    13. Under Settings - Convenience the window controls...

      Under Settings - Convenience the window controls are set to "All".
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      Pardon my ignorance, but what is a PDI?

      Pardon my ignorance, but what is a PDI?
    15. Thread: MPG with TDI?

      by chunga
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      Wow, 58mpg! I don't have an overall MPG figure...

      Wow, 58mpg! I don't have an overall MPG figure but noticed we get low 30s city driving. I only have a 1 mile commute to work so that eats up a lot of fuel just starting the engine and sitting at...
    16. I can 100% reproduce the repeating problem now....

      I can 100% reproduce the repeating problem now.
      1. mp3 files being played from any device (CD, DVD, SD Card, HDD).
      2. Turn car off.
      3. Next time car starts, the last song being played will...
    17. No luck with that either. I could be doing...

      No luck with that either. I could be doing something wrong or have an incorrect setting. Holding the driver's window up only rolls up the driver's window. Of course holding all 4 up closes all 4. ...
    18. Thanks for the info on the window controls. I...

      Thanks for the info on the window controls. I will try it out (yes I do have a premium).

      I was glad that the intermittent wiper speed adjustment goes from small to big where small = least often...
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      TDIPassat12, you look kinda sick. I think you...

      TDIPassat12, you look kinda sick. I think you should call your boss and tell him you can't make it in.
    20. My theory was wrong. I left "stairway to heaven"...

      My theory was wrong. I left "stairway to heaven" at the beginning last night and this morning it repeated even though the song played for almost 8 mins. After the repeat the forward/back buttons...
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