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      Your capacity and amount possible to drain is...

      Your capacity and amount possible to drain is correct/normal due to as you say the lines and torque converter.
      The dealers only stock the superior Lifeguard 8 for a few years and it is superior to 6...
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      It is supposedy not replacable seperately, but...

      It is supposedy not replacable seperately, but others claim that it is because a new part cannot be calibrated in a supportable way on an old turbo as only the factory assembly line have the...
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      Try the whole anti-rollbar [23] - the inboard...

      Try the whole anti-rollbar [23] - the inboard bushes are bonded on and can make a surprising amount of groaning, creaking and knock sensation even when they seem ok when the weight is on the wheels...
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      Bigger Audis have been like this since ~2004. You...

      Bigger Audis have been like this since ~2004. You have to enter the battery serial number and part number using VCDS.
      The change of the former is to trigger a reset of all accululated values and the...
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      The above advice is good. Also the V6's...

      The above advice is good.
      Also the V6's 2004-2005 piezo diesel injectors are not of satisfactory quality and can cause this problem.
      There is no white smoke as the catalyst and maybe DPF if fitted...
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      I usually get the engine warm (but not hot) with...

      I usually get the engine warm (but not hot) with a short run and then use a dishwashing brush to agitate build- ups of grime along with some Fairy power spray or similar detergent and then rinse...
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      Hello, I did the coupling rods (C Links) a...

      Hello,
      I did the coupling rods (C Links) a couple of years ago and they still look OK (but not as new)
      My car has made a creaking sound when hot in summer, I think this was the anti-roll bar buses,...
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      Yes. The bushes are bonded on. no.23 on this...

      Yes. The bushes are bonded on.
      no.23 on this picture......
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      I have an 2006 Audi A8 @212,000 miles it shares...

      I have an 2006 Audi A8 @212,000 miles it shares the same suspension parts - As you, I changed all 8 arms with original parts and was still not satisfied, I took it to the dealer who diagnosed inboard...
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      I'd go for the most reflective silver - but not...

      I'd go for the most reflective silver - but not chrome as it reflects the dark road and looks dark grey most of the time.
      I'm having mine done on Friday. The man said the more OE silvers are more...
    11. ZF Lifeguard 8 can be used on all tdi models...

      ZF Lifeguard 8 can be used on all tdi models without software mod....
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      The activation of ABS requires the brake pedal...

      The activation of ABS requires the brake pedal switch to be ON and brake pressure switch to be ON.
      If it happens when moving off rather than coming to a standstill it could be ESP braking the wheel...
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      Is this only when you are turning or when...

      Is this only when you are turning or when straight?
      It sounds like the clutches in the Torsen® differential locking because of a torque differential between front and rear axles.
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      08000-322278 is just the VW Customer Service...

      08000-322278 is just the VW Customer Service number.
      I think they closed the Phaeton Concierge line years ago.
    15. The front toe adjusters are often seized and...

      The front toe adjusters are often seized and difficult to heat without damaging adjacent rubber parts and it *may* just be worth replacing the tie rod ends as a prerequisite of the process.
      Rear...
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      You can get the real deal for around £400 these...

      You can get the real deal for around £400 these days.
      http://www.aliexpress.com/item/front-spring-air-suspension-strut-for-VW-Phaeton-air-spring-FRONT-shock-absorption-for-VW-3W5/1463263480.html
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      AFAIK - It's more of a load-speed rating and is a...

      AFAIK - It's more of a load-speed rating and is a failure grading test done in a lab.

      The test for speed rating is performed in a 25°C room on a machine with a 200cm wheel, where the tyre is...
    18. £65 for 1/4 of a pallet. http://www.p4d.co.uk/

      £65 for 1/4 of a pallet.
      http://www.p4d.co.uk/
    19. There is a God. Poetic justice.

      There is a God.
      Poetic justice.
    20. http://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?SearchText=pha...

      http://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?SearchText=phaeton+lcd&initiative_id=QRW_20140106054518
      One can buy new LCDs, but would need to check the part number of the old one against the new first.
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