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    1. YES, if this happens while driving and causes the...

      YES, if this happens while driving and causes the engine to fail while driving this is a SAFETY issue. If enough people file, NHTSA will eventually act. The drive to get the melting fuse boxes...
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      Glad it's back up and running and updated. Wow,...

      Glad it's back up and running and updated. Wow, lot of work just for some map updates... :what:
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      Good luck, give it a day or two at least to see...

      Good luck, give it a day or two at least to see if it get's past that point. If not, the dealer may be able to reflash the firmware onto it (or you might be able to find it online to do it yourself)...
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      Seriously? That's acceptable? Assuming oil...

      Seriously? That's acceptable? Assuming oil changes every 10K Miles (16000KM) as VW maintenance plan details you could burn through 8L of oil between changes. Last I checked that puts you at bone...
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      I don't know about the NAV update via SD card,...

      I don't know about the NAV update via SD card, but when I updated via the DVD it took a LONNNNGGGG time. Like 2-3 days. The NAV system could still be used while it was updating but the instructions...
    6. I was a little confused about that too, I think...

      I was a little confused about that too, I think they might be talking about some kind of service package for $600 that they have? Might cover other things besides what was listed? If not, yes that...
    7. Regarding service, are you changing your oil...

      Regarding service, are you changing your oil every 5K miles? If not start.

      Regarding the towing, I've had my Tiguan towed twice, and neither time did the AAA person have any trouble getting it on...
    8. Thread: Is it worth it?

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      Things I've had on mine: 1. Intake Manifold...

      Things I've had on mine:

      1. Intake Manifold recall (warranty has been extended to 10/120K for part)
      2. Fuse box recall
      3. Throttle wiring recall
      4. Water Pump replaced (common failure was...
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      I test drove an SQ5 recently and have to say I...

      I test drove an SQ5 recently and have to say I didn't like the drive. It felt so detached from the road compared to the my Tiguan. Also, though the power was nice, it didn't feel as dominating as I...
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      Here is what probably matches up with your 2014...

      Here is what probably matches up with your 2014 SEL with an RNS315.
      ...
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      What updates? If it's firmware updates I would...

      What updates? If it's firmware updates I would expect them to be free.

      If they are map updates, then $99 is currently what they are on sale for (Until the end of August), used to be $200, now the...
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      I guess it depends on the car seat, but I found...

      I guess it depends on the car seat, but I found that if I moved the headrest to the lowest position (touching the seat) then it worked fine with my front facing car seats with no need to remove them....
    13. That sucks a lot. If VW is willing to pay half...

      That sucks a lot. If VW is willing to pay half the 6K repair bill, then sounds like that's your best route (to keep having a car to drive). From what I've read in this post that would only take you...
    14. Those have a LOT more clearance than the yakima...

      Those have a LOT more clearance than the yakima whispbar S53 rails. Like 3-4 times the clearance. At the narrowest point at the far edge in your picture where the clamp attaches to the rails, it's...
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      I have it and love it. But I did manage to get...

      I have it and love it. But I did manage to get mine on sale ($620 fully loaded).

      Did your 2013 include the updated shifting for the later transmissions? I know that sometime around 2012 there...
    16. I have the low profile rails on my non-sunroof...

      I have the low profile rails on my non-sunroof tiguan:

      http://www.yakima.com/shop/racksystems/factory-tracks-or-rails/rail-bar

      A sunroof will NOT work with them. You will likely break...
    17. Thread: Radio

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      What Radio do you have? On some yes you can make...

      What Radio do you have? On some yes you can make it so they can except external video. The RNS-510 technically has the inputs, you just have to do the wiring, it's not simple.

      Or buy something...
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      Yeah, if none of the device even see "vw...

      Yeah, if none of the device even see "vw bluetooth" or something similar when the car is first turned on, not a good sign. You can check for it right after the car is turned on and then try again...
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      On car startup do your devices "see" the VW...

      On car startup do your devices "see" the VW bluetooth device available, but fail to connect? Or does it just not show at all in the list of available bluetooth devices on your phone?

      You could...
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      Was the Dyno run done on 91 octane fuel as well?

      Was the Dyno run done on 91 octane fuel as well?
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