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    Thread: The "Official" Touareg Forum FAQ v2.0 - Check here first.....lots of good info.

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      12-16-2005 02:33 AM #1
      Welcome to the Touareg Do-It-Yourself, How-To and Frequently Asked Question Thread.

      This thread has step-by-step instructionals, links to helpful sites, and useful threads pertaining to many of the most commonly asked questions here in the Touareg section of VWVortex. Thanks to the users for their contributions and special thanks to Spockcat who originally compiled this information in version 1.0. Everyone who posts and has something added to the FAQ will be credited along side the link. If we forgot anyone please let us know.

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      Don't forget our Technical Forums that are broken down into more specific sections like interior, car audio and electronics, specific engines, transmissions etc.

      To search within this thread, please press Control+F or Command (Open Apple)+F on your keyboard. (Note: Just because nothing is returned does not mean that it is not here, your search term may not be used in the description). Many items and issues may fit into all categories, so it is best to spend a couple minutes looking through the whole thread.

      Sections
      01) News & Information
      02) Typical Problems & Questions
      03) Oil & Servicing
      04) Body & Exterior
      05) Interior
      06) Wheels & Tires
      07) Lighting
      08) Electrical
      09) Radio & Navigation System
      10) VAG-COM
      11) Suspension & Towing
      12) Motor & Transmission
      13) Brakes
      14) Key Fob Remote
      15) Racks & Carriers
      16) Touareg Gatherings
      17) Misc.


      Modified by bravocharlie at 7:48 AM 3-11-2007


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      12-16-2005 02:35 AM #2
      News & Information

      TOUAREG 2: A Better Vehicle? My Review - TREGinginCO
      FIRST U.S. Review: TOUAREG V6TDI - TREGinginCO
      2005 Touareg changes - AlaskaGreen
      On the Horizon for the Touareg - 2005 model and beyond - spockcat
      2005 model prices - spockcat
      HOT NEWS: 2005 V10 TDI...in 50 states - jrdlr
      It's Official - NO 2005 V10 TDI Touareg - AliensWanted
      2006 Change Points - vw12
      Suggestions for current and future improvements - Forum Discussion
      SEMA '05: Concept Touareg-HPA Tiwn Turbo - Sincity
      Same SEMA Concept car as above but more photos - David@KK
      Dealership Recomendations - Forum Discussion
      Touareg and Cayenne sales figures - Forum Discussion
      Touareg Offroad Videos - spockcat
      V6TDI from Paris Auto Show - _PA_
      Touareg VS. Cayenne Sales - Forum Discussion
      The W12 Touareg - spockcat
      More W12 info including good photos of other non-wood interior finishes - spockcat
      NHTSA frontal crash test data finally released... - KrisC28
      Extended warranty??? - Forum Discussion
      Rent a Touareg before purchasing - Forum Discussion


      Purchasing/Leasing
      Car Purchasing Forum - Brought to you by TheCarLounge.net

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1539959 - Forum Discussion
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1540648 - Forum Discussion
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1543465 - Forum Discussion
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1537279 - Forum Discussion
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1510139 - Forum Discussion
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2004523 - Forum Discussion


      Modified by TREGinginCO at 9:49 AM 2-29-2008


      Modified by TREGinginCO at 9:51 AM 2-29-2008


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      12-16-2005 02:35 AM #3
      Typical Problems & Questions


      - Fault Codes \ Errors -
      Slow down or reselect message - Forum Discussion
      key not found error - Forum Discussion
      Defective Wheel on Board error - Forum Discussion
      RUNNING GEAR FAULT - Forum Discussion
      Airbag Fault? - Forum Discussion
      Airbag Falut Code - spockcat
      Check lights message on MFI - Forum Discussion
      Check engine light - Forum Discussion
      engine light blinking - Forum Discussion


      - Air Conditioning \ Climatronic -
      Air Conditioning - A/C freezing - Forum Discussion
      AC Problem?? - Forum Discussion
      Auto fan speed on climatronic - Forum Discussion

      - The Winter Touareg FAQs -
      REST, Heated Steering Wheel, Snowflake Icon, etc. - aircooled


      - Homelink -
      Homelink instructions that actually work - Forum Discussion
      HomeLink Rolling Codes Programming - bravocharlie


      - Cup Holders -
      Cupholders - Cup Holder "Prongs" - fsonline
      Cupholders - Forum Discussion
      Cupholder issues - Forum Discussion


      - Mirrors -
      Side View Mirrors Fogged - Forum Discussion
      Dimming Outside Mirrors --- Actually Dim! - SlotCAR


      - Windshield Wipers -
      Wipers - Noisy Wipers - Forum Discussion
      Rain Sensing Wipers - Forum Discussion
      Touareg issue [this is about weird wiper behavior - Forum Discussion
      Detailed Instructions - Operation of the Windshield Wiper & Washer System - PanEuropean
      Automatic Windshield Wipers: A Hindrance not a Help - Forum Discussion
      OEM Replacement Front Wiper Blades - justsomeguy


      - Compass -
      Recode compass to turn it off [and duration of on-time] - styx
      Compass - Weird symbols on compass - Forum Discussion
      Compass calibration - Forum Discussion


      - Leaking -
      Does anyone have this problem? [wetness on passenger side carpet - Forum Discussion
      Leaking sunroof? - Forum Discussion


      - Noises \ Rattles -
      Rear Right Seat Rattle Noise - Forum Discussion
      Vibration sound coming from roof or rear - Forum Discussion


      - Misc. -
      Musty Smell - Forum Discussion
      Misc Poll: Complaints, bugs on the T-reg - Forum Discussion
      Touareg Buy Back Epic - jsewell
      Heated steering wheel symbol? - Forum Discussion
      Windshield condensation TSB - Forum Discussion
      Be careful or you could get locked out of the Touareg!!!! - sciencegeek


      Modified by bravocharlie at 8:32 AM 10-2-2006


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      12-16-2005 12:53 PM #10
      Radio

      Touareg Single Cd Player - Cannot eject cd
      Finally here TV/DVD while driving - VIDEO IN MOTION
      Installers/Vaggers, post here if you can help Touareggers
      Phatbox issues
      Smart Ipod Car Holder
      iPod your VW Touareg!!
      Yet Another iPod Install...Some New Ideas - SIK Imp installation
      Finally a Smart Ipod Car Holder
      iPod install in square cupholder - most clean install yet.
      iPod compilation
      Notes on NAV + iPod / Phatnoise Buzzing
      Speaker Sizes
      Adding a subwoofer - and modifying the Phatbox
      When Is Too Many Mods Too Much.... My Wife Wants to know
      XM Install Roady vs Skyfi
      Speed sensor for aftermarket nav
      Nokia Blue Tooth Kit installed in Touareg
      The Best BlueTooth Car Kit
      The Best BlueTooth Car Kit - Part 2
      Filter audio whine
      Ground loop isolator for iPod installs
      XM radio installs
      Onstar Grill Pictures and part #s
      Parrot ck3100 Bluetooth Kit
      Adding subwoofer to Nav/Audio system?
      Add a line driver (mini amp) to your Auxiliary input line.
      Get rid of noise on your Auxiliary input line.
      More notes on auxiliary noise correction.
      RDS on Standard Radio?
      RDS (radio data service)
      Bad CD Player on the Standard Radio - Any Ideas?
      Hardwire Ipod Install in Non-Nav - It Works!
      Installing XM Radio with standard stereo
      Hardwired My ipod...I have a question

      Navigation System

      Navi VSWITCH Function Discovered
      Letter to VW on missing roads on nav - list your missing roads here
      Nav monitor, VGA or SVGA?
      2005 DVD NAV
      Nav update
      TMC in action
      Radio install in Japan - many different video and nav radio installation pics
      Looking for an inclinometer
      VW dealers on 2005 CD map updates
      Calibrating the nav system
      2005 DVD nav photos and discussion
      Kenwood Navigation and Stereo Pictures
      Finally here TV/DVD while driving - VIDEO IN MOTION
      Nav Update CD's (finally!!)
      Programming the CD navigation for multi-state and multi-map CD journey




      Modified by TREGinginCO at 11:24 AM 7-13-2006


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