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    Thread: The Official Routan Forum FAQ / DIY Thread

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      04-14-2009 10:27 AM #1
      Welcome to the Routan Do-It-Yourself, How-To and Frequently Asked Question Thread.

      How to add something to the FAQ?

      If you have anything that you would like added to this list, or to report broken links, please use the report post to moderator function.

      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.

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      01) Typical Problems & Questions
      02) Oil & Servicing
      03) Body & Exterior
      04) Interior
      05) Wheels & Tires
      06) Lighting
      07) Electrical
      08) Radio & Navigation System
      09) VAG-COM
      10) Suspension & Handling
      11) Engine & Transmission
      12) Brakes
      13) Racks & Carriers
      14) Misc.




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      Typical Problems & Questions

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      04-14-2009 10:28 AM #4
      Body & Exterior

      How to repair Mirror Blinker Light Cover - Autobahn_Bred
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      Interior

      SEL Center Console Install - redzone98
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      DIY Monroe Load Adjusting Shock Absorber Install - routan2010se
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      Cold Air Intake for the 3.8L V6 - h2oveedub96
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      Misc

      Removing the "BEEP" When Locking - redzone98


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      07-27-2009 08:44 PM #16
      why do all the links not work? forums.vwvortex.com?

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      01-06-2010 07:38 PM #17
      All of the ones that just say "Topic and Link" are placeholders because no one has contributed anything there yet. All of the other links with specific topic names should work.

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