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  1. I bought an Audi 5000 right after the unintended...

    I bought an Audi 5000 right after the unintended acceleration scare. I got it cheap, from someone who swallowed that nonsense.
  2. I finally got to try the electric parking brake...

    I finally got to try the electric parking brake while the car was rolling. I tried it at 8 mph, the parking brake light came on and when right out, no action from the electric brake, I slowed down to...
  3. I'll try that when my wife gets home with the car.

    I'll try that when my wife gets home with the car.
  4. No, I haven't. Though the car won't go faster...

    No, I haven't. Though the car won't go faster than zero when it is in park.
  5. The electric parking brake won't operate on my...

    The electric parking brake won't operate on my car unless the transmission is in Park. By no stretch of the imagination could it be called an emergency brake.
  6. I still don't understand. DSG seems like a good...

    I still don't understand. DSG seems like a good idea, but then so did CVT transmissions, but they have problems with the drive chain/belt that affects their longevity.

    Or is it that you just don't...
  7. Are DSG gearboxes not reliable? Why the hate?

    Are DSG gearboxes not reliable? Why the hate?
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    It doesn't look like it would be difficult to...

    It doesn't look like it would be difficult to build one.
  9. Nice car, too bad that the driver's door is stuck...

    Nice car, too bad that the driver's door is stuck open!
  10. Thread: EV Thread

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    With a big coal fired power plant!

    With a big coal fired power plant!
  11. That's what I have. Thanks guys.

    That's what I have.

    Thanks guys.
  12. I tried this on my 2008 Passat 3.6 4motion Wagon,...

    I tried this on my 2008 Passat 3.6 4motion Wagon, I got to, Coding-07 and didn't see the "Long coding helper" box, just a balloon pop up that listed other regions, but no "country rest of world" and...
  13. Sun breaks and 55F here.

    Sun breaks and 55F here.
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    OK, Uwe was correct. There is a second menu for...

    OK, Uwe was correct. There is a second menu for the multifunction display that had the speed warning and I turned it off.
    I still have a lot to learn about this car and VCDS. I've only had it for a...
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    No, It used to have something called "Route" with...

    No, It used to have something called "Route" with an increasing mile reading that didn't seem to relate to anything.
    Now it has MPG but that is obscured by the, Exceeding 20 MPH, warning when...
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    I drove the car yesterday, The 20 MPH warning...

    I drove the car yesterday, The 20 MPH warning shows up with a chime and doesn't go away, until the car slows down below 20 MPH. The auto wipers are alright, My wife didn't have the stalk in the...
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    Friday,05,October,2018,15:39:37:61009 VCDS --...

    Friday,05,October,2018,15:39:37:61009
    VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64
    VCDS Version: 18.9.0.2 (x64) HEX-V2 CB: 0.4436.4
    Data version: 20180927 DS296.0...
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    My wife has the car right now, I'll post the auto...

    My wife has the car right now, I'll post the auto scan later.
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    2008 Volkswagen Passat VR6 3.6L 4Motion Wagon....

    2008 Volkswagen Passat VR6 3.6L 4Motion Wagon. Aisin 09G transmission

    I looked and didn't see a way of putting a signature at the end of my posts, so I can put my car's particulars at the end of...
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    Speed alarm after transmission service.

    I had the transmission serviced, just a fluid and filter change, at a local transmission shop. Now I get an chime when the speed exceeds 20 mph and a message on the car's dash display saying that 20...
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