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    1. If you're getting no fault code found in the (8)...

      If you're getting no fault code found in the (8) HVAC section of an Autoscan then it's probably your compressor -- either the RCV valve on it, the clutch drive flywheel, or the compressor itself. As...
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      @aggieb6 -- See from the pix you thoughtfully...

      @aggieb6 -- See from the pix you thoughtfully posted that you changed the inserts of your control arms' large blocks. Did that three years ago and laser re-tracked and havn't had any problems with...
    3. Coils on the 2.0L tFSI were a free recall over...

      Coils on the 2.0L tFSI were a free recall over here. Mine's the '06MY.
      Got a loaner meantime and a showroom valet after. All for free :thumbup:
    4. Sounds like a Climatic system then -- unless one...

      Sounds like a Climatic system then -- unless one of the later Climatronic which you can see settings on a headunit.
      Without diagnostics codes you're really flying blind -- try getting one from one...
    5. Since you've changed all these combustion...

      Since you've changed all these combustion critical components, the engine will need a re-adaption that throws away the previous pre-learned from old components' ECU settings and re-calibrates for the...
    6. Try using a valid version of VCDS - not this...

      Try using a valid version of VCDS - not this pirated test beta edition. This forum is for genuine version users only
      Mr Gozer, if you could...
    7. Users with VCDS who'll help out for beer tokens...

      Users with VCDS who'll help out for beer tokens are listed here:
      http://www.maptive.com/ver3/VCDS_Locator
    8. I've been adding bits to that help file so...

      I've been adding bits to that help file so perhaps there's something in there that'll help you more? You say it was working when it went into the shop? What works did you have done?

      PM me an...
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      Havn't seen OP since he requested bump over a...

      Havn't seen OP since he requested bump over a month ago. But understand his confusion as to what VW headunits there are in the used market, and their facilities.

      I compiled a sheet of front...
    10. Thread: A/C issues

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      You've probably got a Delphi compressor. On my...

      You've probably got a Delphi compressor. On my '06MY mine went out but during warranty period. Apparently there's some fault with the drive splines shearing. So compressor doesn't revolve to...
    11. There is only one instance of this recorded on...

      There is only one instance of this recorded on your Autoscan at 100km ago
      It might be an indication of VNT mechanism blocking up. Only real way is preventative -- take down turbo clean out flaps...
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      Simplest way is to go aftermarket. If you want...

      Simplest way is to go aftermarket. If you want to stay with OEM equipment you'll pay lots more (RNS510/DAB +Bluetooth module +iPod interface etc). Aftermarket units have all that integrated +USB...
    13. Ooops! Sorry, I felt the same when I came from...

      Ooops! Sorry, I felt the same when I came from gutter wrecks to my B6 at one year old -- never had a compooter controlled car before. Or had a job that'd pay that much to allow me to buy one! ...
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      Back on the inlet mainfold/valve tops' cleaning...

      Back on the inlet mainfold/valve tops' cleaning -- In addition to the Statis (isn't this an exhaust?) instructions does anyone know whether this procedure, using polymer beads as a media, would be...
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      How do you know the "sensor fluctuates, but it...

      How do you know the "sensor fluctuates, but it shows anywhere between 40 to 65C. (104F to 149F) "? Shows where?
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      If you could post your full Autoscan, including...

      If you could post your full Autoscan, including the header, that'd be a great help
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      Get it while the 15% off offer is still on. It's...

      Get it while the 15% off offer is still on. It's worth half full retail if you decide to come off VAG cars in the future. I've kept my Passat since '07 (an '06MY) and it's been worth it to me all...
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      Keep the plants for the plant pots. Use the...

      Keep the plants for the plant pots.
      Use the rims on your car with VW caps.
      Post a pic when fitted?
    19. Get yourself a VCDS Autoscan and post here? ...

      Get yourself a VCDS Autoscan and post here?
      You may have to re-adapt brakes, or use VCDS to cycle through the open/close rear brakes several times.
      This sounds like an EPB fault
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      For Climatronic two-window display you don't need...

      For Climatronic two-window display you don't need VCDS to diagnose. Get a copy of my help .doc, all inside. PM me an email address for return attach. Unless you meant the Climatronic's two windows...
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