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      Coast, not skids.

      Coast, not skids.
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      Optimistic Speedo/ Odometer - VagCom

      I compared the GPS(indicates 97km/hr) to the car speedo(shows 105 km/hr). The odometer shows higher km accumulation by near 10%. That means the CPO warranty will run out faster.

      Is there a VagCom...
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      Today - around 0 F, city driving for 20 minutes,...

      Today - around 0 F, city driving for 20 minutes, heat at less than 1/2 warm, temp reaches normal level - turn heat on high and temp needle drops 15 degrees. Should it take that long to warm and not...
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      Diagnosing Slow Warmup 2.0T

      2010 Passat Wagon 2.0T, DSG

      I feel warmup time in this Passat is longer than the engine warmup time in my old TDI. Letting it warm up to normal and then turning on heat causes temp needle to drop...
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      Re: Cam locating tool Nothing wrong with what...

      Re: Cam locating tool
      Nothing wrong with what the OP is doing. I made my own timing plate. The reason for the 'proper tool' is to make the adjustment idiot proof. Anyone with mechanical sense can...
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      Steve - that's some interesting info. If I slow...

      Steve - that's some interesting info.
      If I slow gently to a crawl it will not shift to 1. A gentle stop at a sign, where you stop for an instant, will not give me a 1 start unless I pause 2 seconds....
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      Can any VagCom readings be taken that show carbon...

      Can any VagCom readings be taken that show carbon build up issues?
    8. Steering Assist Gone-.Intermittent? 2010 Wagon

      Today during a restart there were 3 beeps and the red steering indicator was lit as well as heavy steering. Started and stopped engine several times to see if I could clear it. After about 12 times...
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      Low Speed Throttle Response

      2010 Passat 2.0t, DSG, 55K miles.
      At low speeds in any of the low gears does anyone notice jerky throttle response? Increasing or decreasing gas pedal pressure slightly feels like there is no...
    10. I prefer to hear an engine under load during...

      I prefer to hear an engine under load during maximum torque output.
    11. I only have experience with the 4 stroke...

      I only have experience with the 4 stroke diesels...used to roll down the passenger window and listen to the engine brake on my Mack Granite 400 HP:laugh:
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      Guaranteed to turn 42DD bra size to 32HH - ...

      Guaranteed to turn 42DD bra size to 32HH - Gravity turned sideways.
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      65 -1964 VW Type 3 Wagon TS(dual carbs, premium...

      65 -1964 VW Type 3 Wagon TS(dual carbs, premium gas)
      60 - 1970 Karmann Ghia
      22 - 1972 Yamaha
      70 - 1975 Scirocco
      32 - 1976 Yamaha
      ~200 - 1973 GMC pickup(cam, carb, intake, dual exhaust)
      110 -...
    14. I guess no one sees the little sign as they enter...

      I guess no one sees the little sign as they enter the TTC buses: 'All passengers are requested to fill the rear seats first as to maximize rear wheel traction during snowy conditions, thank you,...
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      Starting in 2nd Gear

      When coming to a full stop how long to wait before releasing brake and applying light throttle?
      The reason for asking is lately my 2010 Passat 2.0T occasionally starts in second gear when:
      -doing...
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      I dislike the word' RimZ'. No way to work around...

      I dislike the word' RimZ'. No way to work around this but it's the RimZ. Remove RimZ and install rims. Too much capital r and z in this application.
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      The earlier models had an issue with the quality...

      The earlier models had an issue with the quality of the wiring going to the bulb connector. If the wires are not routed correctly in the housing there is a chance of overheating and cracking the...
    18. Thread: Frt Susp Noise

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      Frt Susp Noise

      2010 Wagon 2.0t DSG 55K miles (85000km) with CPO Warranty

      During the summer I could hear a slight clunk front left corner when going up bumps. Now that it's cold outside it is more of a clunk over...
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      Edited for clarity

      Edited for clarity
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      I guess there's no point in discussing the car?

      I guess there's no point in discussing the car?
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