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    1. The Dealer will suggest tire balancing and...

      The Dealer will suggest tire balancing and rotation to eliminate the source being a bad tire. But if that has been done and the problem persists even on a different set of wheels then I would ask for...
    2. Excactly...I bought the Golf hoping that VW would...

      Excactly...I bought the Golf hoping that VW would be more motivated to look after customers should there be any mechanical issues.

      From reading their letter it seems after several tire balancing...
    3. I thought I would post the result of me...

      I thought I would post the result of me escalating the vibration issue to VW Head Office
      Here is the official result and reply....

      Hello Mr. Ed52,



      Thank you for your e-mail, regarding...
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      Have you discovered that at least two owners had...

      Have you discovered that at least two owners had their GSW replaced from unrepairable water leaks? 'Lemon Law' which is only a US thing.
      Have you done a visual inspection of the top perimeter...
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      Right Rear D Pillar Noise

      2016 GSW, 23K km, bought Nov 15.
      Right from new there was an intermittent snap/clack sound from the rear upper area. It has gotten worse, is temperature dependent, irregular but not louder. It is...
    6. Aerodynamics...or the lack of it

      I noticed wind makes a huge difference even when driving hwy speeds in granny mode.
      - northwest winds, of 10 to 20 mph on a day trip that was west to east, AM and return east to west. PM. The winds...
    7. Big Correction... confusion between metric and US...

      Big Correction... confusion between metric and US numbers

      LAST LINE:
      hwy @ 110 km/hr(just under 70 mph) - 38 mpg
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      Price lowered for a unique item. $250 USD email...

      Price lowered for a unique item.
      $250 USD
      email me for internal pic showing partof an air redirecting baffle plate.
    9. I've also noticed the non linear throttle...

      I've also noticed the non linear throttle response with the 6 sp conventional auto trans.
      -blip the throttle in neutral = instant rpm increase
      -do the same in D or S or manual mode- barely any rpm...
    10. 1.8 TSI with the 6 sp auto has a 1.5 sec delay in...

      1.8 TSI with the 6 sp auto has a 1.5 sec delay in throttle response - yuck, no fun driving in traffic. Makes me appreciate my 97 Jetta 2.slow auto, even more.
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      '16 tsi Wagon, OEM Continentals 225.45.17...

      '16 tsi Wagon, OEM Continentals 225.45.17 ProContact, 196.65.15 winter Continentals
      Bought it new 15 months/23000km and the Dealer has done two alignments.
      -adj for more toe front(twice) and rear,...
    12. VCDS Tweaks for Mk7 Golf 1.8t Sluggish Throttle

      The 6 sp Auto trans (not DSG) is sapping all the fun out of city driving by it's delayed response. Is there a VCDS adjustment to eliminate or reduce the 1.5 second delay in throttle response?
    13. Oh Yah! Super Constellation is the plane that...

      Oh Yah! Super Constellation is the plane that brought me from the 'old country' to Canada.
      Two things I remember from that flight in April 1957
      1) air sickness after consuming chocolates, orange...
    14. That's funny... My Dealer told me to drive a...

      That's funny...
      My Dealer told me to drive a 1000 miles (1600km) and report back. 16000 miles later still waiting for it to settle.
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncvKqRC5dVA It...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncvKqRC5dVA

      It will be a beauty when finished. Worth at least what you pay for it.
    16. I verified it's not the wheels or tires by...

      I verified it's not the wheels or tires by running the car up to speed supported by the ball joints with wheels off and disk hubs bolted down.
      Note: Did it right from new. Two dealers visually...
    17. New (Nov 2015) 16 Golf, 1.8t, conventional 6 sp...

      New (Nov 2015) 16 Golf, 1.8t, conventional 6 sp auto - been there from new, dealer has balanced all OEM wheels(incl winters) multiple times, I've rotated tires. Starts at same speeds as yours. Your...
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      I'm only asking for input on the slushbox tranny....

      I'm only asking for input on the slushbox tranny.
      I had a DSG in my 2010 B6 and I felt it shifted pretty well.
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      6 Sp Auto - 09G Delayed Response

      This is regarding the convential 6 sp auto trans in the Mk7 platform. I've mentioned to the dealer about the 1 1/2 second delay, in D mode, from the time the gas pedal is pushed until the car starts...
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      After 40 years of Vw'ing several projects it is...

      After 40 years of Vw'ing several projects it is time to move on.
      http://i.imgur.com/DYQXyZe.jpg
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