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      I’ve used the Castrol 40 weight for German’s. It...

      I’ve used the Castrol 40 weight for German’s. It made the engine chatter and seem to labor to make power. I picked up some new Castrol 5-30 that’s suppose to be good for 20k. If it works well I’ll go...
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      Iíve been using Supertech(Walmart) 5w30 full syn...

      Iíve been using Supertech(Walmart) 5w30 full syn with a $5 filter from Autozone in my Ď16 Tig. Let the flames begin! Over 100k miles no issues and the engine purs smooth and great. I change it every...
    3. Sounds like a Memorial Day week free trial....

      Sounds like a Memorial Day week free trial. Sirius does this quite often.
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      Thank you Jack for the good read. This is NOT a...

      Thank you Jack for the good read. This is NOT a spec. It does discuss the interesting points of what qualities or feature an oil maker must meet to be APPROVED by VAG. And again, it isnít VAG...
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      Butcher, again Iíll ask because you keep pushing,...

      Butcher, again Iíll ask because you keep pushing, please provide the ďVW specĒ. I have NEVER seen a spec. Iíve asked the service department at two dealers, they are not aware of a spec. There are...
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      Can you scan or take a pic of this and post the...

      Can you scan or take a pic of this and post the official "VW spec"?



      Never had an issue. In cases where oil was attempted to be blamed when the dealer did not have the history, the dealer, and...
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      These are the XG10600(Gold cans). Looking online...

      These are the XG10600(Gold cans). Looking online they are typically $30+. Wallyworld had them on the shelf for $10.96!

      The oil meets the "spec" for 500/502. It's not on the "official" VW list or...
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      How long to store oil filters?

      After 2k since the dealer did my last oil change I checked the dipstick and it looked black as if they didn’t change it. It was also overfilled(7qts). I decided to do my own. I went up to wallyworld...
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      My Sirius traffic sub ends in a couple of months....

      My Sirius traffic sub ends in a couple of months. The radio is documented in the OM as supporting RDS traffic which is localized and more accurate. Unfortunately, given the activity and responses...
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      Itís true this forum has REALLY died. I thought...

      Itís true this forum has REALLY died. I thought maybe there was a new or more popular site, but havenít found it. Itís probably more related to the TDI and people dumping the VWs and buying other...
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      Also if you have VCDS(vagcom) you can also turn...

      Also if you have VCDS(vagcom) you can also turn this off. The MIB radios also support TMC over FM but no one has found the secret code for the US or NA yet.
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      Call Sirius and tell them you want to turn off or...

      Call Sirius and tell them you want to turn off or unsubscribe to the Traffic service. The alerts are based on the traffic info provided by Sirius. If they are not accurate it means your not getting...
    13. Is waze CarPlay compatible? I donít see it on the...

      Is waze CarPlay compatible? I donít see it on the list. Your best option is to request waze add support to their app.
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      Switching traffic providers in the US

      I have the newer MIB radio in my VW. It has the 3 or 4 year traffic subscription provided by SiriusXM that will be expiring later this year. I know there is the free RDS based traffic that is carried...
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      Thought Iíd revive this old thread and see if...

      Thought Iíd revive this old thread and see if there as been any newer dealer updates beyond 245?
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      Just had the oil changed. Dealer updated the...

      Just had the oil changed. Dealer updated the radio. I now have H21 and 245. Don't notice any change. I also find it odd the hardware version changed.
    17. No. iOS9 introduced wireless carplay over WiFi....

      No. iOS9 introduced wireless carplay over WiFi. And VW supports it but it's currently disabled in the current software.
      VW says Apple stopped it from demoing wireless CarPlay at CES
      Apple Blocked...
    18. VW supports it. In fact apple had to stop VW from...

      VW supports it. In fact apple had to stop VW from demoing it before apple officially announced it. The WiFi option shows in my settings but it's greyed out. I'm hoping VW will enable it in some...
    19. I would get hold of a VAG tool. And assuming you...

      I would get hold of a VAG tool. And assuming you saved a scan of your car, or at least the original long coding of the modules you touched. I would go thru and revert back ALL the changes. Then I...
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      In the owner manual provided in the US the WiFI...

      In the owner manual provided in the US the WiFI has two functions. First it can provide a hotspot for up to 5 devices with services provided thru Carnet. According to carnet there is no such service...
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