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      Plenty of threads here about the timing chain...

      Plenty of threads here about the timing chain issue. No VWoA recall yet.
    2. Any downsides to getting an APR tune ?

      I had my TIG now since Feb 2012 and have been following the APR threads all that time. I can the see "fun" value of getting the tune, and although I'm not a young whippersnapper any more, it might...
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      As Mr. Spock would say, "...fascinating..."

      As Mr. Spock would say, "...fascinating..."
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      Hmmm... it appears that the major credit card...

      Hmmm... it appears that the major credit card companies, as well as Paypal, eliminated their "virtual credit cards" a few years ago. Where did you get yours ?
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      Yeah, as in "you gotta be $h1||in me" go-to-he&&...

      Yeah, as in "you gotta be $h1||in me" go-to-he&& ripoff pricing. Anyone who buys at this price has WAAAY too much disposable income...
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      You might be able to do this (always on power...

      You might be able to do this (always on power socket) either by playing around in the fuse box behind the glove compartment with a fuse adapter similar to this one with some clever splicing and a...
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      I was under the impression that there was a...

      I was under the impression that there was a "flash counter" that could not be reset...? The OBD2 method does not increment that ? Or can the counter in fact be reset?:screwy:
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      WRONG - but thanks for playing anyway, we have a...

      WRONG - but thanks for playing anyway, we have a few parting gifts...

      I think there's more to the DAS system than is dreamt of in this forum...

      FYI Uwe answered the primary question. USB 3.0...
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      Physically invisible, yes. Electronically...

      Physically invisible, yes. Electronically invisible, no. I HATE it when that happens...
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      Thanks, I'll do a post in their Forum, might get...

      Thanks, I'll do a post in their Forum, might get more attention.
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      Went through the instructions above in my copious...

      Went through the instructions above in my copious free time (yeah, right). Looked like the hardware was correct (I have the same hardware codes and coding as posted in the autoscan above for Modules...
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      And Jack, while I have your attention, I was...

      And Jack, while I have your attention, I was unable to activate the DAS on my Tiggy (I could not find the "DAS active" bit in "long coding" per the link I provided) even though I **THINK** I met the...
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      Not all modules show up in Auto-scan

      Was looking to see if my CAN gateway supported the driver alert system, used the info from this thread. Did an auto-scan (below), and, curiously, although Module 17 (Instrument Cluster) did indicate...
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      Best idea yet, I always learn something in these...

      Best idea yet, I always learn something in these forums.
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      There's good news, bad news, good news, and bad...

      There's good news, bad news, good news, and bad news... :banghead:

      When I purchased my 2012 SEL in Feb of that year, the RNS-510 did come with "voice activation", and it is even detailed in the...
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      By "stealthily", do you mean that an APR flash...

      By "stealthily", do you mean that an APR flash cannot be detected by the dealers VAS system? As you know, some dealers have "warranty issues" when anything is done to their precious ECU's.

      Now...
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      There's at least one known "chronic" issue with...

      There's at least one known "chronic" issue with the Tiguan (and it also occurs in other VW/Audi vehicles), and that's the "dreaded timing chain tensioner" issue. This typically occurs around 60k...
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      From a previous post somewhere in this forum: ...

      From a previous post somewhere in this forum:

      Just FYI for those that may encounter key fob issues after replacing the battery:

      Yesterday, I noticed the one of key fobs stopped working (2009...
    19. The main "problem" with knockoff cables, other...

      The main "problem" with knockoff cables, other than the obvious ethical issues, is that the communications are many times not...err..."robust". You can get different results with different...
    20. Assuming you have a genuine Ross-tech VCDS cable,...

      Assuming you have a genuine Ross-tech VCDS cable, post your autoscan so people can see what you're talking about.

      If you have an "eBay" VCDS cable, don't bother, it's easily determined if you have...
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