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    1. Thread: 2010 vw cc sport

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      Check the wiring in the trunk. I was getting all...

      Check the wiring in the trunk. I was getting all sorts of "lights out" messages and it was a bad wire or two in the trunk lid.
    2. http://www.vw.com/web/vw/recall/index.html

      http://www.vw.com/web/vw/recall/index.html
    3. Probably unrelated, but I'll mention it anyway. ...

      Probably unrelated, but I'll mention it anyway. i had this message come up once, but never again. Asked the dealer about it and they suggested that when I insert the key fob, to give it a second...
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      If it were a Honda or Toyota, I would say don't...

      If it were a Honda or Toyota, I would say don't get the warranty. But on on this car, I don't think warranty protection is such a bad idea. However, $1,630 for 24 months is not a good deal. I...
    5. I don't know of a way to bypass it, but there was...

      I don't know of a way to bypass it, but there was a recall on 2009s for something related to steering IIRC.
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      Even if you don't do a lot of your own...

      Even if you don't do a lot of your own maintenance, it is worth having. Many independent mechanics will charge for a scan just like the dealer will. Usually about $90--$100. When I have had...
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      Had the same issue with my 2010. Local euro...

      Had the same issue with my 2010. Local euro mechanic fixed the breaks in the harness for a little over $100.
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      Maybe a dumb question, but this requires a catch...

      Maybe a dumb question, but this requires a catch can, correct?
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      Do you have a link to what you're using? ...

      Do you have a link to what you're using?

      /edit. I assume it's this? How was the install?
      ...
    10. Thread: Better sound

      by dcbc
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      1" Tweeters 3" or 4" midtweets, and 6.5" midrange...

      1" Tweeters 3" or 4" midtweets, and 6.5" midrange speakers in the front. 1" tweeter and 6.5 midrange speakers in the rear. You can skip the midtweets if you like. You will need to cut a mounting...
    11. Not a dumb question at all. I asked it last year....

      Not a dumb question at all. I asked it last year. It's left to right (standing in front of the car looking at the engine) 1-2-3-4.
    12. Sounds like what mine did when a coil went bad. ...

      Sounds like what mine did when a coil went bad. If the CEL doesn't return, I wouldn't worry about it. Keep a spare, like you said.

      By the way, if they scanned it, they know you have a tune. ...
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      Mine was disconnected for a couple of hours while...

      Mine was disconnected for a couple of hours while I ran errands in our other car (picking up a new battery was one of them). Nothing needs to be done other than letting the windows relearn top and...
    14. Thread: black 2010 VW CC

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      I'll add that a Stage 1 tune has only the side...

      I'll add that a Stage 1 tune has only the side effect of permagrin.
    15. Thread: Better sound

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      For starters, I'm not a mobile audio nut. I'm...

      For starters, I'm not a mobile audio nut. I'm like you. I like good sound, but am not extremely well versed in car audio. After a bit of reading on diymobileaudio.com, I did my system in two...
    16. Thread: Error Code 0068?

      by dcbc
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      Warranty on the intake manifold extended to 120K...

      Warranty on the intake manifold extended to 120K miles (not sure if that's just for the flapper motor, but they replace the whole thing). Just had mine done at 66K miles.
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      THIS ^^^^^ I dropped my car off at the end of...

      THIS ^^^^^

      I dropped my car off at the end of the service day on a Saturday. When they got to the car first thing Monday morning, they were able to replicate the sound in no time.
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      Take it in in the evening and tell them no to try...

      Take it in in the evening and tell them no to try to test it until the next morning. Tell them to start it up and, immediately, take it for a drive with lots of stop and gos. It's easiest early in...
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      The clutch issue was commonly misdescribed as...

      The clutch issue was commonly misdescribed as relating only to the throw out bearing, but I have read that there may have been more to it than that. Whatever the issue, the symptom typically occurs...
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      They are unrelated. I already have had my clutch...

      They are unrelated. I already have had my clutch replaced under the TSB.
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