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      Thank you! That is quite the process. And...

      Thank you! That is quite the process.

      And now..for the best news...

      Turns out it was a bad fuse! The PDF I had that listed fuses made no mention of a brake light switch fuse. But in searching...
    2. I know, a whole week ago! How rude of me....

      I know, a whole week ago! How rude of me. :rolleyes: I've been travelling for work.

      I'm happy to share my .stl file once I track it down and as long as the next person won't be selling them for...
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      Shameless bump. Any tips for getting at the brake...

      Shameless bump. Any tips for getting at the brake light switch?
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      Brake light switch reach

      Hi everybody, I'm getting around to replacing my brake light switch. I've got the lower panel off and I admit I thought it would be right there, but I can't seem to find it. And now, I've done some...
    5. Sorry guys, I don't have any more sets and I...

      Sorry guys, I don't have any more sets and I don't have access to a 3d printer any longer.
    6. PM sent

      PM sent
    7. Anybody selling some 17" 5x112 wheels?

      Anybody selling some 17" 5x112 wheels?
    8. Ha, that's good to know. I'll get my star...

      Ha, that's good to know. I'll get my star charts...

      Anybody with more knowledge (than what the self study PDFs say) know if I'm living life on the edge w/ the V50 disconnected?
    9. I have ordered a replacement V50 - Pump valve...

      I have ordered a replacement V50 - Pump valve unit as mine is screeching horribly. In the meantime, I disconnected it and took a 15 mile test drive yesterday, with it being zero degrees out. I was...
    10. Update for future reference: replacing the J126...

      Update for future reference: replacing the J126 blower motor resistor cured my inoperable fan, as well as the 'defective' code for the blower motor!
    11. Hey, another Wisconsinite! Yeah, it's been awful...

      Hey, another Wisconsinite! Yeah, it's been awful cold in the garage recently. Getting the blower motor out was really a pain, I'm glad the Phaeton can just sit in the garage and I give it an hour or...
    12. Just a minor update; I went out and checked fuse...

      Just a minor update; I went out and checked fuse #31 under the hood, and it was fine. As soon as I plugged the fuse back in, the blower fan started up immediately at what seemed like full blast, with...
    13. Thank you everyone for the responses. I really...

      Thank you everyone for the responses. I really appreciate it. I found that PDF after I posted last night and have been going through it. Very, very helpful.



      Well its definitely that pump (or I...
    14. HVAC Troubleshooting, help identifying something under the hood

      Hi there everyone,

      So a fuse was removed from my Phaeton which disabled the HVAC system. (I mentioned this in my 'loads of codes' thread)

      Replacing it, I could read codes from the Climatronic...
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      Here's my HVAC codes that I mentioned yesterday:...

      Here's my HVAC codes that I mentioned yesterday:

      01273 Fresh Air Blower (v2)
      014 -Defective

      00716 Air recirculation flap positioning motor (V113)
      014- Defective - Intermitent

      01274 -...
    16. Passenger mirror: http://i.imgur.com/FdqmVmn.jpg...

      Passenger mirror:
      http://i.imgur.com/FdqmVmn.jpg
      It seems to be rusting from under the paint? Hard to say exactly. Clearly the mirror has been hit at somepoint, I just can't figure out the...
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      Loads of Codes

      Update: in reviewing a pdf I found that listed all the fuses in the whole car, I searched for climatronic and discovered that I was missing fuse 30. Plugged that back in and I can talk to my climate...
    18. Oh, I'm very appreciative of all the help so far,...

      Oh, I'm very appreciative of all the help so far, I hope my post didn't seem impatient? I admit I'm trying to figure out what to tackle next! I am planning on going "easiest to hardest" but I'm still...
    19. Level fault / abs / traction control when start moving

      Hi everybody, the new guy with a beat up phaeton here. One of my issues is a "level fault workshop" message and abs/ esp lights that only appear once I put the car in gear and start moving.

      The...
    20. Sorry to bump a 7 year old(!) thread, but do have...

      Sorry to bump a 7 year old(!) thread, but do have this PDF still?
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