She's been a good car but at 145,000 miles I'm anticipating a few thousand dollars in necessary maintenance soon. Dual mass flywheel has rattles. Brakes almost gone. Possible heater core issue.
I will miss the car but to keep her does not make much financial sense to me.
I doubt your dpf needs replacing at 110k. Its probably just the luck of the draw on when you got to your destination vs regen. I have a scanguage that tells me when my passat is in a regen by way of exhaust gas temperatures. Sometimes I'll be in a regen when getting home/work twice in a week...
This is a waste of time and money. Location is the difference.
best you can do for the money is get this
GET THE CONNECTOR HOUSING.
wire it in...you're golden. simple. Lots of posts on it.
Sell the car and shut up. Or quit pretending you're in a fighter jet and drive the car like a person that doesn't have only one day to live. Relax. I drive 3.5 hours a day. More than half is bumper to bumper traffic. So tired of the negativity on this board. Its a decent car. Not perfect. I...
I'm guessing you never took it in for the recall installation of the Mis-fuel preventer.
That sucks man. Maybe VW will cut you some slack. Just play dumb and tell them you have no idea what's wrong with it.
I do this. I'll never shut down over 450 and I let it idle in the drive for 10-15 minutes rather than shut it down with the egt's at 1100+. It sucks when I have to get into the office and...hey...my car just decided to go into a regen...