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      Your list is small...

      Your list is small...
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      Routan Rotors Suck!

      This is our 3rd or 4th set of pads and rotors in 50K miles (can't keep) :banghead:. No way we should have to go through this many. They warp for no reason. The last time they had the nerve to tell me...
    3. Still occurring intermittently. Still have not...

      Still occurring intermittently. Still have not visited the dealer for this :thumbdown:
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      Late Update

      Drain hoses were drained by dealership. They dried everything out and detailed the interior. It has rained in LA since then and its been dry in the cab. Dealer and extended could not come into an...
    5. Joined the No Start Club

      2009
      Current mileage is about 50K.
      SEL Premium

      First time it happened to my wife at a mall parking lot. I drove over and jumped the battery successfully. When we got home, I replaced OEM battery...
    6. Does it sound like the Jetsons? I have had this...

      Does it sound like the Jetsons? I have had this since day 1. Not sure what the heck it is. :banghead:
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      Leaking Rouatn Roof...Anyone Else?

      2009 Routan SEL Premium
      Purchased new 12/10
      Extended Warranty purchased at dealer 7/100K miles

      This past Saturday I ran the Routan through the car wash (in a hurry). As I pulled away from the...
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      Temporay Resolution

      Update to my post...

      I received a call from the service adviser in the afternoon (same day as I posted). He advised that his Manager would replace the rear rotors as "one time courtesy". I am not...
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      My Turn Once Again....

      Here we go again...

      Our 09 has had issues since day 1 with the "shudder". They have replaced brake pads, resurfaced rotors and even replaced the rotors. I am at the dealer now and they tell me...
    10. Damn $800.00 in brakes? Each time I go in I have...

      Damn $800.00 in brakes? Each time I go in I have a complaint about the vibration caused by warped rotors. They replaced the rotors 2-3 times already at no cost.

      As far as keeping it? A few more...
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      W--T--F--!!

      That might be it. Seems to be coming from that area. Just got off the phone with Commonwealth VW here in SoCal and they told me that I need to get it there early because they won't give me a loaner...
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      Another Issue: Burning Plastic Smell

      Just noticed a burning plastic smell. More on the passenger side. Can't pinpoint though. Anyone have a weird burning/melting plastic smell?
    13. Thread: Brakes Ugghhh!

      by blizno
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      Brakes Ugghhh!

      :mad:

      I think I have had the rotors resurfaced and/or replaced at least twice before. Now again, when I brake I get a pulse from brake pedal and some light thud type noises. The Routan has less...
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      Thanks for the info. It was a 5 min job...

      Thanks for the info. It was a 5 min job seriously. Very easy. Mods, please add to DIY.

      I found the following info:

      NOTE: The Light Emitting Diode (LED) and printed circuit board for these lamps...
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      How do you take apart side mirrors...

      So my wife was driving through a real tight street. Two cars barely fit and when cars are parked it's even worse. Anyway, she hit the parked cars mirror causing the Routan passenger mirror to close...
    16. Thread: Why Oh Why?

      by blizno
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      Our Routan is practical w/ 3 boys. It's my wife's...

      Our Routan is practical w/ 3 boys. It's my wife's office on wheels as well so it serves it's purpose for work and the family. We traded in our beloved Acura TL which we was too small for us. At first...
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      Looks like mine will be back in for a brake job....

      Looks like mine will be back in for a brake job. About 14K miles on the clock and brakes/rtors replaced at about 4500. :thumbdown:
    18. How to replace battery in Routan FOB (keyless entry remote)?

      :grinsanta:*I have used the search function and the interweb with "Routan FOB battery, Routan Keyless Remote Battery" Also, replaced Routan with "Chrysler T&C and Dodge Caravan". Search some Dodge...
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      Not for almost 60K! Buy a used trailer or...

      Not for almost 60K! Buy a used trailer or motorhome for that price. I can just swap my rooftop tent from the Land Cruiser to the Routan...Done!
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      Did you get the cable that connects to the rear...

      Did you get the cable that connects to the rear of the unit? Or are you simply connecting it to the front of USB port? If it's the rear ipod integration cable then your RES may not have full...
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