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    1. So was the non-working key fob in the ignition...

      So was the non-working key fob in the ignition during all this or was it somewhere else? You said remove keyfob but didn't say remove it from where, or where it was supposed to have been when you...
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      when was the last time you had the brake fluid...

      when was the last time you had the brake fluid flushed?
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      The fins are clear of bugs, dirt and debris. I...

      The fins are clear of bugs, dirt and debris. I have considered it could be something else, but thought the cheapest thing to try first is to try to fill it will refrigerant and see if that fixes the...
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      I don't have Climatronic as it is a base 2.0 with...

      I don't have Climatronic as it is a base 2.0 with no options other than auto transmission.

      I do have a VAG-COM cable and have ran a full VCDS scan and no error codes were found.
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      Thanks for the input guys. I've checked with a...

      Thanks for the input guys. I've checked with a vag-com and there are no codes stored. AC still blows cold air, just not as cold as it used to, so if its been parked in 90 degree weather all day, it...
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      any DYI on how to refill A/C freon?

      My wife's nearly 8 year old passat isn't blowing out much cold air anymore. I'm thinking most of the freon probably has leaked over the 8 years we've owned it. Car has been 100% trouble free until...
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      Don't trust the MFD unless you've gone through...

      Don't trust the MFD unless you've gone through calibration using a VAG-COM.

      When I got my first VR6 4motion wagon in 2007, the MFD would show about 33 MPG highway when in reality it was around 22...
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      Both keys work fine at starting the car. One key...

      Both keys work fine at starting the car. One key can remotely lock/unlock the car. the 2nd key stopped remotely locking/unlocking car. I'm trying to re-adapt the ecu so that the 2nd key will work...
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      Tuesday,25,February,2014,19:20:00:42417 VCDS --...

      Tuesday,25,February,2014,19:20:00:42417
      VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator
      VCDS Version: 12.12.2.0 (x64)
      Data version: 20140212


      VIN: License Plate:
      Mileage: 68530km-42582mi Repair...
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      I have the same issue with one key. I have a...

      I have the same issue with one key. I have a question on this procedure.

      Since you need to have the ignition on, thus you would require to have one key in the ignition, how do you press unlock on...
    11. Yup first problem in 7 years on the wife's car. ...

      Yup first problem in 7 years on the wife's car. On my previous car (2008 VW Passat 3.6 4motion wagon) I had 0 problems in 5.5 years of ownership before she was totaled.
    12. Unfortunately it didn't work. :( Any other...

      Unfortunately it didn't work. :(

      Any other suggestions?
    13. Thanks, will give it a shot this evening.

      Thanks, will give it a shot this evening.
    14. Reprogramming the remote key? First problem in 7 years of ownership!

      Ok so the wife experienced the first problem in 7 years of owning her passat. (2007 2.0t), the other day she was going to lunch with her friends, She noticed the remote key no longer locks or...
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      If you are going by the MFD then you may be way...

      If you are going by the MFD then you may be way off. The MFD can be adjusted with a VAG-COM to get closer to real MPG.

      When we first got my wife's passat, the MFD would show close to 45MPG on...
    16. Where did you buy it from? Did you check the...

      Where did you buy it from? Did you check the manufacture date on the sidewall?

      Tires have a shelf life of 6 years from date of manufacture. I've seen some big chain shops sell tires that have...
    17. They were very rare. I was lucky enough to have...

      They were very rare. I was lucky enough to have owned 2. an 07 3.6 4mo and 08 3.6 4mo. Had to special order both. Dealer (in Texas) said both of mine were the only 3.6 4mo wagons they've sold in...
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      That's a really good price. FYI, my 08 4motion...

      That's a really good price. FYI, my 08 4motion wagon was totaled in April and insurance gave me $24k for it. It had 50k miles on it

      So $16k for one with less than 1/2 the miles is a great deal!
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      Most dealers will charge about an hour of labor...

      Most dealers will charge about an hour of labor (roughly $120+- depending on where you are) to check it for you. If when they check, it shows significant wear like the OP's pictures, then the...
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      your car is telling you to take more vacations?...

      your car is telling you to take more vacations? :):beer:
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