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VW MKVI-A6 Golf family including Jetta SportWagen (~ 2010-2014) Discussions area for A6/MkVI (2010-2014) Golf and Golf Wagons (Jetta Sportwagon in the USA).

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Old October 28th, 2017, 08:21   #1
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Who is waiting for the fix and what is the average time you have had to wait?

Local idiot stealership has us on list last 2 months with no promise date.
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Old October 28th, 2017, 20:49   #2
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No list or wait required at mine. Called a week in advance to schedule, drove in and picked up loaner car, drove back later that day and picked it up. It was that easy.

I would go to another dealer if you have your authorization
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Old October 31st, 2017, 07:00   #3
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That's the problem, nobody else for at least a hundred miles.
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Old October 31st, 2017, 14:18   #4
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100 miles, thats nice. The 2nd closes dealer is over 1200 miles from me. I loath my dealer.
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Old November 9th, 2017, 14:43   #5
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I was notified a fix is available. That is my current preference. I am holding off encase I change my mind and want buyback.

I have to before Sept 2018 CORRECT?
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Old November 13th, 2017, 06:12   #6
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@gmcjetpilot Must file a completed claim by September 1st, 2018.
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Old November 13th, 2017, 07:35   #7
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I am wondering how desperate VWAG will be to get them either off the road or fixed? I don't really want to give up my car, nor do I want to take the 2mpg hit either. I just wonder if they will dangle the carrot of a newer, yet retrofitted, car as Sept approaches. Anyone else consider that or I am just dreaming?
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Old November 14th, 2017, 08:55   #8
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VW does not care.

fix, don't fix, keep, don't keep, no matter to them.

But with your 2009, if it has the DSG you probably want to wait to see a final, for every affected car fix.

my 2009 with DSG has been in the dealer for the fix since 15 August. dealer called this am and let me know that two of four cars they had pushed into the lot after a fix and failed transmission software update responded to the latest update, but not for my car and one other.
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Old November 14th, 2017, 10:41   #9
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Hmm, good to know Meerschm. I had planned to wait until late in the game anyway. I mean, why give up the MPG's early??
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the incentive for the fix is $$ and the warranty.

could be a good trade for a couple MPG
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