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  1. It sounds like the ABS/ESP self-test when you...

    It sounds like the ABS/ESP self-test when you first take off after starting. It's normal.
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    The instrument cluster and Climatronic do some...

    The instrument cluster and Climatronic do some smoothing calculations before display, to avoid heat soak effects in traffic and brief shutdowns and the like. Some cars actually have two sensors, one...
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    It's not a particularly unpopular opinion, and...

    It's not a particularly unpopular opinion, and it's something that's already done in a backhanded way, via tweaking of standards and offerings for new recruits to meet current recruitment needs and...
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    Derp... just checked your Auto-Scan and you don't...

    Derp... just checked your Auto-Scan and you don't have PDC/address 10.

    I dunno what the heck you saw then. Picture might be helpful if you can safely capture one.
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    Eh, semantics. And VW marketing. "Rear Traffic...

    Eh, semantics. And VW marketing. "Rear Traffic Assist" as a feature is the radar-based alerting and autonomous braking. PDC is still there even if RCTA is disabled, with its own "Maneuver Braking"....
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    When in reverse and the backup camera view is up,...

    When in reverse and the backup camera view is up, and the vehicle silhouette is superimposed on the left, RCTA (radar) and PDC (ultrasonic) hits will look really, really similar at a quick glance....
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    Okay, but what's the genesis of your belief it's...

    Okay, but what's the genesis of your belief it's enabled despite the missing checkbox?

    Audible beep? Something displayed on infotainment? Something displayed on the cluster? Flash from the side...
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    My apologies, I just realized I never came back...

    My apologies, I just realized I never came back to this thread after investigating my own data here. I looked through my data and it looks like ACC and LKAS do have the configuration options I was...
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    Hey Uwe, it's fast approaching five o'clock in...

    Hey Uwe, it's fast approaching five o'clock in Cincinnati. ;)


    We did. It's done. You didn't read any of it, or the citations to CFR, which is odd for someone with a "legal background".

    If you...
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    Not only did you, on page one: The forum...

    Not only did you, on page one:



    The forum response to your statement is literally the core topic of the next eight pages of the thread: what's legal vs what's likely to get you in trouble in...
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    Due process of law, what a drag, right?

    Due process of law, what a drag, right?
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    Uh... there's many folk that might pose that as a...

    Uh... there's many folk that might pose that as a hypothetical rather than a confession and invitation to become the test case.

    There are settlement agreements on that EPA page that consist of...
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    http://ccxtips.net/~jyoung/vwvortex/nathan-fillion...

    http://ccxtips.net/~jyoung/vwvortex/nathan-fillion-speechless.gif


    Out of morbid curiosity, I'd love to see a paste or screenshot of the exact question you asked.
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    I've literally linked you to the legal...

    I've literally linked you to the legal definitions of AECD, defeat device, off-cycle emissions credit, and engine idle start-stop. I don't know what else to do for you.

    Again: I am not the police...
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    That seemed strange, so I took you up on your...

    That seemed strange, so I took you up on your referral: nope.



    https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/06/13/new-indiana-law-clarifies-rules-headlights-and-taillights/698409002/
  16. Don't hold out on us, what will be replacing it?...

    Don't hold out on us, what will be replacing it? :)
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    When you call, the thing you want to ask the...

    When you call, the thing you want to ask the agent about is whether you're allowed to "defeat" the "engine idle start-stop" AECD for which Volkswagen received "off-cycle emissions credit" per 40 CFR...
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    Yes, it's an emissions control device. FMVSS...

    Yes, it's an emissions control device.


    FMVSS absolutely requires it, at least at time of manufacture. As for operation in any given state once you've purchased it, you may be technically...
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    There is a bit of a gulf between "perfectly...

    There is a bit of a gulf between "perfectly legal" and "extremely unlikely to be caught and prosecuted". ;)
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    That stretch he was on is decent fun, but he...

    That stretch he was on is decent fun, but he wasn't on the Dragon itself for that ride, just the run between Fontana and the Dragon. Curves on the Dragon are unreal.

    DSG/PDK is highly advantageous...
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    You might want to Google "defeat device".

    You might want to Google "defeat device".
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    Tail of the Dragon, or one of the routes...

    Tail of the Dragon, or one of the routes immediately adjacent, I didn't watch the whole thing. He definitely departs from Fontana Village Resort at the beginning, which is where everyone stays for...
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    Okay, so 3B lost its settings or calibration...

    Okay, so 3B lost its settings or calibration during your work, and running the basic setting procedure for 3B should resolve most of this domino chain of faults. I have no idea what that procedure...
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    15-Airbags is sad about multi collision braking...

    15-Airbags is sad about multi collision braking not being available from 03-ABS, which itself is sad due to a number of dependencies it feels like it's missing. Having a current gen interface would...
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    We'll need a complete Auto-Scan to even begin to...

    We'll need a complete Auto-Scan to even begin to help you understand what happened: How to post an Auto-Scan
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