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    Free parts

    My 2009 TDI Jetta wagon is gone I have a couple leftover parts. I would rather see them used (or possibly used) than scrapped, but I need to get rid of them. anyone interested? I am headed up I-95/87 from DC to Albany...
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    dashboard oil temperature display autoscan posted above not a car repair question, this 2017 golf wagon offers an instrument panel display of the oil temperature. I note a couple things, temperature displays "---" below 50c and above...
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    2017 Golf SportWagen S 1.8L TSI CXBB

    Wednesday,22,November,2017,07:44:30:51928 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64 VCDS Version: (x64) Data version: 20170721 DS276.2 VIN: 3VW017AU0HM539053 License Plate: Mileage: 142km-88mi Repair Order...
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    2015 TDI DPF reset?

    Chassis Type: AU (5Q0) Scan: 01 02 03 08 09 15 16 17 19 42 44 52 5F 75 VIN: Mileage: 57759km-35889miles 01-Engine -- Status: Malfunction 0010 02-Auto Trans -- Status: OK 0000 03-ABS Brakes -- Status: OK 0000 08-Auto HVAC -- Status: OK 0000 09-Cent. Elect. -- Status: OK 0000 15-Airbags --...
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    Slow AC start (and a little discussion)

    following up on my questions in the how-to section.’-the-HVAC-Season Thursday,07,July,2016,17:18:45:51928 VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 7 x64 VCDS Version: (x64) Data version: 20160216
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    data availability page 133 appendix B-2 includes a listing of variables associated with emissions control on VW TDI cars. any way to know which of these are available as measuring blocks (or AMB) via the OBD port?
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    2009 Jetta TDI exhaust pressure sensor reset

    Had this error on my 2009 Jetta TDI wagon: 001146 - Exhaust Pressure Sensor 2 P047A - 000 - Open Circuit - Intermittent - MIL ON Freeze Frame: Fault Status: 10100000 Fault Priority: 2 Fault Frequency: 6 Reset counter: 255 Mileage: 257533 km Time Indication: 0 Freeze Frame: RPM: 0 /min Speed...
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    P0401 error details

    1 Fault Found: 001025 - EGR System P0401 - 000 - Insufficient Flow - Intermittent Freeze Frame: Fault Status: 00100000 Fault Priority: 2 Fault Frequency: 3 Reset counter: 255 Mileage: 251771 km Time Indication: 0 Date: 2000.00.00 Time: 19:07:32 Freeze Frame: RPM: 1748 /min Speed: 37.0 km/h...
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    window size

    wondering why the window size tools are not used in VCDS. (maximize/minimize or full screen/normal) even scroll bars would be nice. I changed the value of the program options; user interface and Identification tab, window size. made a bad choice (on my windows ten machine) and ended up with...
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    MB different from BS

    I read on the VCDS demo that the info displayed in the Basic settings screen matches data in measuring blocks. seems like this is not quite 100% accurate, (or I made an error someplace) units for the MB 78, 1-4: RPM, (no units), Pressure, Lambda units for the BS 78, 1-4: mbar, [blank]...
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    horsepower and/or torque comparison

    Have waded through a few posts on horsepower. with the upcoming patch/fix from VW to eliminate the "switch", I think there is some interest in before/after comparison of what this patch will do. MPG is pretty easy to track, via several methods. use of DEF for vehicles so equipped also seems...
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    APP deactivate?

    I have a wiper arm off a bit, and the plastic cowling seems to have come loose. so I need to take off the wiper arms, and then be able to put them back on in the right place. the alldatadiy page says the blades go 10mm from the bottom of the windshield, but the first step is to deactivate the...
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    Cheaters? Recalls? Discuss in the news today.
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    recording values during basic settings. I am using basic settings to look at low pressure EGR related values on 2009-2014 TDIs. (point is to see if there is a reliable predictor of the P0401 error from cracked DPF, where a sooty tailpipe could be an indicator of future failure) any...
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    P2413/009235 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation System - Performance Malfunction

    following up on this thread. Default p2413 fix I know this has been a more common issue with the CR Jettas but it happened to my Passat. I read all over the jetta side about this code with a/m air intakes. I got the same code with...
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    p047a sensor adaptation code

    fella from another site stopped by and I ran this scan for him he had replaced an exhaust pressure sensor to repair a P047A code, and was following up on adaptation of that sensor. he had a basic OBD tool reset errors after replacing the sensor, and the MIL did not come back on over a 2000...
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    caliper and brake parts lubricant

    for lubing up the caliper pins and associated metal to metal parts, what do you recommend? I tried some disk brake Wheel Bearing grease I had laying around the garage, and was not happy with the outcome. Considering the following...
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    alternative DSG fluids

    fella on another site had his 2010 TDI with the DSG serviced. they did not put the proper VW specified fluid in the transmission, but used synthetic DEXRON VI and an additive. Link to the Additive Platinum Universal ATF Protectant Link to the Manual...
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    DPF status indication

    I have been watching what I am pretty sure is engine controller group 104 block 0 . 03L 997 016 P this is on my 2009 Jetta 2.0l diesel comparison with exhaust temperatures and a little reading of the VW self study guide Self Study Program 826803 2.0 Liter TDI Common Rail BIN5 ULEV Engine...
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    EA288 support?

    Looking forward to a future purchase of a new Golf TDI wagon. have you been able to update VCDS software with info from the engine controller for these new engines? I have read a self study guide on the EA288, (learning enough to be dangerous) and have a few questions, mostly related to...