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    With the Intervention Load Management code stored...

    With the Intervention Load Management code stored strange things will happen. How old are your batteries? I like to log the voltages of both during the starting cycle. Watch for maximum drop at about...
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    Troubleshooting V10 TDI Cam Sensor

    Here is the intermittent 012295 that's showing up occasionally while driving. After a trip to the carwash recently there was no signal at all for awhile. Would there be a MVB for this EDC16 where I...
  3. The 7L6 hitch receiver is annoyingly...

    The 7L6 hitch receiver is annoyingly noisy...oversized.. even with a clamp on it.
  4. Just an FYI: 2005 Touaregs were recalled for bad...

    Just an FYI: 2005 Touaregs were recalled for bad stepper motors. Might want to check your service history.
  5. Are your doors closed?

    Are your doors closed?
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    Troubleshooting advice for my Touareg, the SUV...

    Troubleshooting advice for my Touareg, the SUV version of your Phaeton, suggests painting the network of tubes exiting the compressor manifold with soapy water to show bubbles. This is under the car...
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    I just use Tiptronic when ascending in the...

    I just use Tiptronic when ascending in the mountains, pulling it manually down from 5 to 4, the real severe shift if done with accelerator pedal down. BTW, i find quite a bit of crud in the pan so...
  8. Club Touareg has a DIY on replacing failed...

    Club Touareg has a DIY on replacing failed MOSFET’s in the Kessy, a known issue in ‘05’s.
  9. There was a stepper motor problem on ‘05...

    There was a stepper motor problem on ‘05 driveline. Possible?
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    Bad MOSFET’s in the Kessy are a known issue....

    Bad MOSFET’s in the Kessy are a known issue. Check out the DIY on replacing them in Club Touareg Forum DIY section.
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    It does sound as though your car previously had...

    It does sound as though your car previously had the ugly corroded harness under the drivers floormat, very common in Touareg from plugged plenum drains. Someone did a quick and dirty repair and now...
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    Of course do the above but know that failure of...

    Of course do the above but know that failure of the Map Controlled Engine Cooling Thermostat (F265 per RTFB) on our V10’s is common and indicated by failure to reach operating temp.
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    The brake booster hose leaking is a known issue...

    The brake booster hose leaking is a known issue on the AXK Eurovan.
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    My bet is a leak at the valve block. See if you...

    My bet is a leak at the valve block. See if you can find 4-page Technical Bulletin C 43-05-02 out there somewhere, published Dec.9, 2005.
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    As said, fix the thermostat. This is a common...

    As said, fix the thermostat. This is a common repair on the V10. The engine workshop fault is most probably caused by the bad data from the thermostat.
    That being said, Dana told me years ago to get...
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    Yes, original unit. And yes battery warning...

    Yes, original unit.
    And yes battery warning light switches off when charging commences. I am suspecting the clutch as well. But at this mileage probably smart to change whole unit?
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    Prelude to alternator failure?

    Here is an autoscan and a log showing how the alternator does not "kick in" until 2200+ rpm or so but then continues to charge as it returns to idle.


    Friday,06,July,2018,14:44:15:34689
    VCDS --...
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    BTW, there has been false info out there. Rear...

    BTW, there has been false info out there. Rear battery is definitely responsible for glows and starter. You can log voltage drop in MVB’s. Any momentary dip below about 9.5v will throw codes.

    If...
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    A shout out to Jack for a correct diagnosis. New...

    A shout out to Jack for a correct diagnosis. New alternator now and back to a rock-steady 14 volts.
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    Wiring is good. Interesting that ETKA calls out a...

    Wiring is good. Interesting that ETKA calls out a “voltage regulator” that looks very much like a brush cassette to me. Might worn brushes cause little spikes in voltage?
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    Touareg voltage fluctuation

    For the past couple hundred miles my normally rock-steady 14 volt instrument panel reading has been wavering above the 14v mark. Checked it with VCDS and sure enough, bouncing around from 13.95 to...
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    Are your batteries OK? Just askin.

    Are your batteries OK? Just askin.
  23. Outside air temp sensor reading? More than 1/4...

    Outside air temp sensor reading?
    More than 1/4 tank of fuel?
    Recirc pump should respond to output test. Although you did say warm air comes thru vents. Very common for this pump to seize
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    Wonder if the fault 01314 in address 013 might be...

    Wonder if the fault 01314 in address 013 might be influencing the ECM’s
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    Dealers are like hospitals. Good to avoid if at...

    Dealers are like hospitals. Good to avoid if at all possible or you might get more than you asked for, like a MERSA.
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