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    1. Thread: Battery ??

      by paf
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      Good tip on the corrosion prevention! Had to...

      Good tip on the corrosion prevention!

      Had to replace my battery just this week as it would not even turn the engine after being left overnight. 48K on the odometer and 3.5 years into it.

      Here...
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      weeeeellllll... hello there... what have we got...

      weeeeellllll... hello there... what have we got here?

      http://www.fraczek.net/images/routan/routan_coolant_leak.jpg

      ...and...

      http://www.fraczek.net/images/routan/routan_coolant_leak_2.jpg
      ...
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      Brake replacement - long term owner's feedback

      For those who have set themselves free of the OEM curse of rear brake pads - what did you choose and how many miles so far? Did it work for you?

      I see that major contenders for the replacement...
    4. Dude(s), you are like my hero or something.... ...

      Dude(s), you are like my hero or something....

      For over 3 months I've been smelling burnt coolant but couldn't figure out what's causing this. I actually had to add over 1.5 gallons to refill the...
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      So got mine in the mail few days ago and it's on...

      So got mine in the mail few days ago and it's on the car.... Overall, it's a flop. :thumbdown: Great concept, but not what I expected.

      I went with the white antenna since my car is white. The...
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      sweeet... I took mine off cause it was just a...

      sweeet...

      I took mine off cause it was just a "defect" to the overall appearance of the car. This might actually get me to tune in to some local stations. WIN!

      Thanks for sharing!
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      Happens all the time when i back into our...

      Happens all the time when i back into our driveway and the incline isn't even that steep.
      Never brought this up to my dealer as the tranny is just fine (I had it checked out for another reason). So...
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      I set it up to start playing automatically so the...

      I set it up to start playing automatically so the only thing kids are doing is pressing next track or back if they want to go to the next movie. As long as kids know where to press on the remote...
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      RES - Go digital for about 60 bucks.

      If you have a car full of kids (like me), and you hate carrying DVDs yet you need a larger selection of movies or music or want a on-the-go slideshow for your digital pictures, you probably feel...
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      @Steveaut Thanks for the summary -- that...

      @Steveaut

      Thanks for the summary -- that pretty much nails down the cause for the brake problems.

      I am at 35K and on my 3rd or 4th (yeah I lost the count by now) set of pads & rotors. Pretty...
    11. stolen from:...

      stolen from: http://www.dodgejourneyforum.com/topic/2526-transmission-quick-learn/
    12. Breathe new life into your 3.8 with "quick learn"

      Been a while since I posted but I really had to share this with you all:

      Recently as I got my new brakes for the 3rd or 4th time (lost the count by now) I also mentioned that my Routan was...
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      That exactly sums up the issue. :thumbdown:

      That exactly sums up the issue.

      :thumbdown:
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      so it's been a while (about 8K miles) since I...

      so it's been a while (about 8K miles) since I posted on this...

      I am at 24K and the brakes are shot again. Tragic shudder when braking. I already know what my dealer will say -- I've been...
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      in the last month the console stated rattling...

      in the last month the console stated rattling like a bucket full of loose change....

      I don't think at 18K there is anything I can do about that - I believe the dealers have a limited period in...
    16. I just got a little promo e-mail from my dealer...

      I just got a little promo e-mail from my dealer about some specials they are running:

      $6000 OFF MSRP on Routan
      $6000 OFF MSRP on Touareg Gasoline (INCLUDING HYBRID)
      $3000 OFF MSRP on Passat...
    17. IF you will trust Kelly's Blue Book, here is what...

      IF you will trust Kelly's Blue Book, here is what the car is worth on a trade-in:

      Excellent
      $20,225
      Very Good
      $19,825
      Good
      $19,075
      Fair
      $17,025
    18. I plan on keeping the 2010 van as long as...

      I plan on keeping the 2010 van as long as possible with 3 end of life events:

      1) Maintenance and repairs after the mfg 3/36 will exceed 2400 a year (my skewed logic is that if I buy a new car I...
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      I love it. haha. Thanks for sharing!!! Gee,...

      I love it. haha. Thanks for sharing!!!
      Gee, one more reason to get into the newer body... I never bothered to look it up -- how does the 4.0 engine stack up against the 3.6 performance wise? ...
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      on my 2010 SE (3.8L) it's normal for the engine...

      on my 2010 SE (3.8L) it's normal for the engine to be a mule at 60 mph -- i learned to kick down the gear otherwise I after I step on the pedal the car shifts the gear for me and enters hyperspace. ...
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