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    1. I was a little confused about that too, I think...

      I was a little confused about that too, I think they might be talking about some kind of service package for $600 that they have? Might cover other things besides what was listed? If not, yes that...
    2. Regarding service, are you changing your oil...

      Regarding service, are you changing your oil every 5K miles? If not start.

      Regarding the towing, I've had my Tiguan towed twice, and neither time did the AAA person have any trouble getting it on...
    3. Thread: Is it worth it?

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      Things I've had on mine: 1. Intake Manifold...

      Things I've had on mine:

      1. Intake Manifold recall (warranty has been extended to 10/120K for part)
      2. Fuse box recall
      3. Throttle wiring recall
      4. Water Pump replaced (common failure was...
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      I test drove an SQ5 recently and have to say I...

      I test drove an SQ5 recently and have to say I didn't like the drive. It felt so detached from the road compared to the my Tiguan. Also, though the power was nice, it didn't feel as dominating as I...
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      Here is what probably matches up with your 2014...

      Here is what probably matches up with your 2014 SEL with an RNS315.
      ...
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      What updates? If it's firmware updates I would...

      What updates? If it's firmware updates I would expect them to be free.

      If they are map updates, then $99 is currently what they are on sale for (Until the end of August), used to be $200, now the...
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      I guess it depends on the car seat, but I found...

      I guess it depends on the car seat, but I found that if I moved the headrest to the lowest position (touching the seat) then it worked fine with my front facing car seats with no need to remove them....
    8. That sucks a lot. If VW is willing to pay half...

      That sucks a lot. If VW is willing to pay half the 6K repair bill, then sounds like that's your best route (to keep having a car to drive). From what I've read in this post that would only take you...
    9. Those have a LOT more clearance than the yakima...

      Those have a LOT more clearance than the yakima whispbar S53 rails. Like 3-4 times the clearance. At the narrowest point at the far edge in your picture where the clamp attaches to the rails, it's...
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      I have it and love it. But I did manage to get...

      I have it and love it. But I did manage to get mine on sale ($620 fully loaded).

      Did your 2013 include the updated shifting for the later transmissions? I know that sometime around 2012 there...
    11. I have the low profile rails on my non-sunroof...

      I have the low profile rails on my non-sunroof tiguan:

      http://www.yakima.com/shop/racksystems/factory-tracks-or-rails/rail-bar

      A sunroof will NOT work with them. You will likely break...
    12. Thread: Radio

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      What Radio do you have? On some yes you can make...

      What Radio do you have? On some yes you can make it so they can except external video. The RNS-510 technically has the inputs, you just have to do the wiring, it's not simple.

      Or buy something...
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      Yeah, if none of the device even see "vw...

      Yeah, if none of the device even see "vw bluetooth" or something similar when the car is first turned on, not a good sign. You can check for it right after the car is turned on and then try again...
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      On car startup do your devices "see" the VW...

      On car startup do your devices "see" the VW bluetooth device available, but fail to connect? Or does it just not show at all in the list of available bluetooth devices on your phone?

      You could...
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      Was the Dyno run done on 91 octane fuel as well?

      Was the Dyno run done on 91 octane fuel as well?
    16. Oh, it's different from all the other windows? ...

      Oh, it's different from all the other windows? Ok, yeah, that doesn't seem right. Mine all behave the same way. I push once and it starts rolling down, tap again and it stops. But that's for all...
    17. The vibration at stop in gear, I don't know. I...

      The vibration at stop in gear, I don't know. I feel a little vibration from the engine in the wheel/brakes, but nothing more than I've felt in other cars (maybe a little more?). I would take it to...
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      Hmm, if it does it some of the time, but not most...

      Hmm, if it does it some of the time, but not most of the time, it's either an issue with the file type, or just buggy and not much you can do (maybe a firmware update as mentioned would help if there...
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      Hmm, I have a 2009 SE, but I added the C Hardware...

      Hmm, I have a 2009 SE, but I added the C Hardware (32GB card support) RNS 510 later. Lately I've been studying up for a certification exam so listening to some pre-recorded talks on mp3. Each of...
    20. Have to say I agree completely. Still loving my...

      Have to say I agree completely. Still loving my 2009 SE (Purchased March 2009). Just over 70K miles and going strong.

      Many of the same issues you had (except I had the PCV replaced at 60K as...
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