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      Just an FYI- VW's don't respond well to add-on...

      Just an FYI- VW's don't respond well to add-on electronics via CanBus like remote start.
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      It looks like you got a newer module or firmware...

      It looks like you got a newer module or firmware than you had...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OW5dJTpXiDc
    3. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7214410-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7214410-99-Navigation-update
    4. Where there is a will, there is often a way. This...

      Where there is a will, there is often a way. This site has lots of information, though it seems to be down at the moment (hopefully temporary):

      http://vwnavi.com/forums/

      Use caution however-...
    5. If your SE has electric folding mirrors (usually...

      If your SE has electric folding mirrors (usually found on SEL or Highline models), then setting the switch to the "R" setting should enable the auto tilt-down on reverse feature when you engage...
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      I don't know if the MDI interface supports iPhone...

      I don't know if the MDI interface supports iPhone by way of USB- someone may chime in that has that cable. I have the 30 pin dock connector on my MDI cable and use it with my iPod, haven't tried my...
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      The difference between those ports is that data...

      The difference between those ports is that data or files handed off through the MDI interface are handled by your radio in the digital realm that allows plackback and control along with showing of...
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      If you are talking about an MDI interface...

      If you are talking about an MDI interface something like this one:

      http://www.ballaratautohaus.com.au/volkswagen/images/cabComfort3.jpg

      ...then you can get a cable from the dealer's parts...
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      That would depend entirely on the extent of the...

      That would depend entirely on the extent of the damage and who is doing the repair.
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      What is the battery's resting voltage when tested...

      What is the battery's resting voltage when tested with a multimeter?
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      You could disconnect the battery terminals, touch...

      You could disconnect the battery terminals, touch them together to discharge residual current and then reconnect them and re-start the vehicle.

      No guarantees that is a "fix" but that technique...
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      Replacing the timing chain tensioner with the...

      Replacing the timing chain tensioner with the updated part # should be on your "to do" list sometime before 50,000 miles if the car is a keeper.
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      What year Tiguan? Does it have rubber valve stems...

      What year Tiguan? Does it have rubber valve stems or metal ones on the rims?

      If you have the later TPMS (rubber valve stems), it uses the ABS sensors to monitor revolutions and circumference of...
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      In many cases, well before 100K (miles) ;).

      In many cases, well before 100K (miles) ;).
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      Most VW's (Tiguan included) have an OEM radio...

      Most VW's (Tiguan included) have an OEM radio that interfaces with the vehicle's computer via Canbus. You'll want to factor in the price of a module that allows installation of an aftermarket radio...
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      Telling us what radio (head unit) you have now...

      Telling us what radio (head unit) you have now would help with suggestions. If you don't know the designation, a description would help.
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      There was a recall for door handles that...

      There was a recall for door handles that disengage inside the door or come off in early 2010.
    18. It states Part Number: 06K-198-467-K is the...

      It states Part Number: 06K-198-467-K is the updated version of the tensioner...I wonder if anyone can find which model year started using the updated part for peace of mind purposes.
    19. Turning the ignition to the first detent, one...

      Turning the ignition to the first detent, one before the next detent on the switch that activates the starter is commonly referred to as the "accessory position."
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      I was informed by the dealer that VW insists on...

      I was informed by the dealer that VW insists on flushing and replacing brake fluid every 2 years as part of the maintenance schedule for Tiguans, part of a $400 30,000 km service I just had.
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