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    1. Get a VCDS Autoscan and see if there's any faults...

      Get a VCDS Autoscan and see if there's any faults stored
    2. Use VCDS here on a very ancient HP T1100 (1GB...

      Use VCDS here on a very ancient HP T1100 (1GB processor, 1GB RAM) running Vista coz of the delicacies of all laptops and palmtops nowadays. Even with only a USB1 port works fine. Found the HP in a...
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      Another good how-to with pix at:...

      Another good how-to with pix at:
      http://www.passatworld.com/forums/volkswagen-passat-b6-discussion/440201-passat-2007-b6-thermostat-replacement-how.html
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      Get yourself a VCDS Autoscan and post here. Then...

      Get yourself a VCDS Autoscan and post here. Then the experts will be able to see what's going on and make suggestions.
      If you have a VAS scan from the dealer post that or make it available in a...
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      Dunno where you are. But there's a VCDS locator...

      Dunno where you are. But there's a VCDS locator map here of users that might be able to scan for you for beer tokens:
      http://www.maptive.com/ver3/VCDS_Locator

      (I assume this is the latest...
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      This scan is over a month old. And shows a B+...

      This scan is over a month old. And shows a B+ error which is typical of a car standing in some dealer's lot.

      Went to a TDi in the autumn that had come from a closed VW auction -- disposal of...
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      This is a result of direct injection design. ...

      This is a result of direct injection design. BMWs suffer from it as well. Only 74k here on my '06MY 2.0L tFSI but was used during 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year old for commuting in London rush hour...
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      "It's sealed for life, sir!" was the ridiculing...

      "It's sealed for life, sir!" was the ridiculing reply said loudly with a guffaw when I asked about this at dealer service.
      Don't go to that shop no more

      Subsequently, VWoA issued a notice for...
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      Keys out: Meantime, try disconnecting the battery...

      Keys out: Meantime, try disconnecting the battery for 10 minutes then reconnect again.

      IGN on, car not started: press the footbrake for 35 seconds, then whilst continuing to press the footbrake,...
    10. :thumbup: These drive by wire cars are very...

      :thumbup:

      These drive by wire cars are very sensitive to battery volts. How old's your battery? Over here we get the "Moll" trade name (Danish made) for '06MY from new. They last five years,...
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      Accessory position first, then IGN, then start...

      Accessory position first, then IGN, then start the car
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      As far as switches are concerned: there’s a “C”...

      As far as switches are concerned: there’s a “C” version available from dealer part number 3c0 927 225 C REH
      One ‘05MY owner reports having a 3c0 927 225 A version of switch which has 10 pins as...
    13. Only had experience with Dynaudio amp, that was...

      Only had experience with Dynaudio amp, that was under our Pax side seat. Plug had become intermittent due too enthusiastic vacuuming... Then oxidised. Remove, spray with contact cleaner both plug...
    14. Disregard the Digital Radio fault unless you've...

      Disregard the Digital Radio fault unless you've paid your subscription and PIN# has been entered.

      MFD2 usually needs the CANbus module to be updated to an "F" revision or later to avoid battery...
    15. Your scan of 9th December still has previous...

      Your scan of 9th December still has previous faults dd 1st Dec and November in it. Go into each module, clear the code/s.
      Then re-scan so you should have an Autoscan with no faults showing. Then...
    16. Yes, this configuration is possible. It provides...

      Yes, this configuration is possible. It provides 'phone control function via the stalks

      Your module 1K8 035 730 D is very down level. Made in 2008. At that time a lot of VW BT modules would...
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      Just don't like the alternator's earth return...

      Just don't like the alternator's earth return being made via its fixing bolts to chassis. And from battery -ve to chassis... Those bridge diodes are chucking out a load of noise ripple as well...
    18. Yes, the OEM-supplied H7 Halogens can be seen on...

      Yes, the OEM-supplied H7 Halogens can be seen on Van Helsing's horse-drawn coach as it takes him through the forest to Castle Dracula :vampire:

      I couldn't see my way winter before last around the...
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      Thanks for the listing, Bill. I'm retired now so...

      Thanks for the listing, Bill. I'm retired now so my trips to MD/DC have ended :rolleyes: Some places will USPS, others get a slice off UPS so want to charge silly money for forwarding UK. ECS is...
    20. Yeah, it's forum rulez -- as this is Ross-Tech's...

      Yeah, it's forum rulez -- as this is Ross-Tech's own forum. As it says in the stickey...
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