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    Thread: What is in the motor!! Hot Fudge? Destruction! Experts needed. lol

    1. Member ACEdubs's Avatar
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      12-13-2010 03:22 PM #1
      So my Dad's friend had his 2004 VW Touareg towed into the dealership.

      Problem = It wouldn't start.

      Look what the hell they found inside! lololol!
      Someone has to know what this is!?!

      2004 VW Touareg
      Original owners
      60,000 miles
      Always serviced by dealer since day 1.
      Price charged by dealer to tear down the motor, clean it up, and put it back together =

      $10,000!!!!!!!









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      12-13-2010 03:24 PM #2
      holy jeebus. looks like under cooked brownies
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      12-13-2010 03:25 PM #4
      That is sludge. I'd been questioning the dealer's services...Looks like the oil hasnt been changed in about 60k miles
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      12-13-2010 03:27 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by ACEdubs View Post
      2004 VW Touareg
      Original owners
      60,000 miles
      Always serviced by dealer since day 1.
      Price charged by dealer to tear down the motor, clean it up, and put it back together =

      $10,000!!!!!!!


      Always serviced by the dealer, but they want 10 grand to clean it up? WTF? I'd be on the phone with VWoA with a quickness the second "Ten thousand dollars" left the service manager's tongue.

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      12-13-2010 03:27 PM #7
      I bet that smelled fantastic when they opened that up
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      12-13-2010 03:27 PM #8
      That^

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      12-13-2010 03:29 PM #9
      Bet there are cars with 60,000 miles that have NEVER had an oil change that have had less sludge than that.

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      12-13-2010 03:29 PM #10
      Looks a lot like this E46 with no oil change for 40k.

      http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum...&highlight=oil

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      12-13-2010 03:29 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Beitz DUB View Post
      That is sludge. I'd been questioning the dealer's services...Looks like the oil hasnt been changed in about 60k miles
      Ya, kinda makes you take the OPs statement quite literally...

      Always serviced by dealer ON day 1

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      12-13-2010 03:30 PM #12


      Are we sure that every scheduled has been performed on this engine?

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      12-13-2010 03:30 PM #13
      holy sludge batman looks like the head gasket failed and then coolant mixed with the oil and made brownies

      that or instead of oil the dealership put in some duncan hines

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      12-13-2010 03:31 PM #14
      I'm speechless. WTF!! Did the oil get contaminated? That is just bizzare.

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      12-13-2010 03:32 PM #15
      That is proof positive that the dealer has not been doing the services. This makes me want to pull the valve cover off of my wifes passat.

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      12-13-2010 03:32 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by ACEdubs View Post
      Always serviced by dealer since day 1.
      100% dealer service, including oil changes?

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      12-13-2010 03:33 PM #17
      Is that the sh|tmonster from Dogma?

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      12-13-2010 03:36 PM #18
      Hopefully he has proof of every oil change he paid for. If it's at the proper mileage intervals, lawyer time.

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      12-13-2010 03:36 PM #19
      That's impressive.

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      12-13-2010 03:37 PM #20
      That's worth a call to the regional rep right there in my opinion. If they have all the receipts from the dealership since Day 1, then they need to provide them to VWoA to see what can be done(if anything).

      Suffice to say that's not natural. YIKES.

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      12-13-2010 03:41 PM #21
      Holy crap!

      It will be interesting to see the outcome on this one.
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      12-13-2010 03:42 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by djsheijkdfj View Post
      Always serviced by the dealer, but they want 10 grand to clean it up? WTF? I'd be on the phone with VWoA with a quickness the second "Ten thousand dollars" left the service manager's tongue.
      Agreed. Serviced at the dealer since day one, the engine shouldn't look like it's been neglected since day one. Unless there is some other underlying issue, the owner's shouldn't be paying a penny of that $10,000 quote/bill IMO.

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      12-13-2010 03:45 PM #23
      poor VR6
      there is no way it would cost 10k to fix.. even if you bought a new longblock it's not $10k
      this is the reason they call them "stealerships"

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      12-13-2010 03:46 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by abawp View Post
      Agreed. Serviced at the dealer since day one, the engine shouldn't look like it's been neglected since day one. Unless there is some other underlying issue, the owner's shouldn't be paying a penny of that $10,000 quote/bill IMO.
      A bill! That they've already paid!!

      I told my pops to ask about day one oil changes. Lets see...
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      Should've been more explicit - she likes to share me. Not the other way around....
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    25. 12-13-2010 03:48 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by ACEdubs View Post
      A bill! That they've already paid!!

      No amount of facepalms is enough facepalms for this.

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