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    Buyback Lessons Learned

    June 1st was the magic day for saying goodbye to our JSW. June 1 gave us an extra $450 for low 49000 miles. We will miss the 40 mpg - but with Diesel fuel at $3.89/gal we are good to stay with Regular grade fuel on our new 2017 AllTrack. Really happy overall with the MK 7 platform and all the...
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    Paralyzed and Agonizing: Buyback vs Fix 2013 TDI JSW

    June 1st was the magic day for saying goodbye to our JSW. June 1 gave us an extra $450 for low 49000 miles. We will miss the 40 mpg - but with Diesel fuel at $3.89/gal we are good to stay with Regular grade fuel on our new 2017 AllTrack. Really happy overall with the MK 7 platform and all the...
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    Need Buying Advice

    So here is my 2 Pennies worth on our New AllTrack. Love IT!!! Pricing: Dealers in Seattle area have 20 to 30 on their lots and sitting 200+ days. Discounts $5k to $7k on SEL's. VERY few SEL with Light & Driver Assist Packages. We had University VW reach out and find exactly what we wanted Color...
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    Buyback Lessons Learned

    WEEBL You Mention "the trade in option counting the reduced taxes on the replacement vehicle." Anyone know - Is this a Canada option? I have asked local dealer and they say this in not an option in USA? I have looked at all the VW site info and do not see this anywhere. With our outrageous...
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    Buyback Lessons Learned

    Fender Stereo & Power Seats - Not Options on 2014 Sportwagen? Fender Stereo & Power Seats - Not Options on 2014 Sportwagen w/ Nav & Sunroof? Yet these Options pop up in the Buyback Calculator. But the JSW w/ Nav & Sunroof comes standard with 10 Speaker Stereo and Partial Power Seats. So how are...
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    Can I cancel extended warranty for pro-rated refund?

    National Warranty Corp, Yes - You can get a Prorated Refund I called dealer on this issue and have the warranty from National. The prorated refund is either # of days or # of Miles passed since purchase of warranty. Dealer said stop in and they will record Miles and submit form for me. But now...
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    2011 SportWagen Foglights

    I just ordered a OEM kit from AARodriquez. $150 plus $10 for mounting screws - they say these are all VW parts. Includes the VW Head Light Switch, wiring harness, 2 lights and facia. I will see how this looks and what if anything is missing.
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    Volkswagen's Clean Air Act violations on 2009+ TDIs spark huge recall, investigations

    Volkswagen’s Little Engine That Couldn’t By Tim De Chant on Tue, 22 Sep 2015. NOVA Article is a well written "History" of the EA 189 engine issues and tech challenges. I had not seen this in TDI Club post - so sorry if this is a repeat...
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    Consumer Union weighs in on 2015 Golf Sportwagen TDI

    Differences between 2015 TDI and earlier TDI & DSG ??? I am new to TDI (July purchased used 2014 JSW TDI DSG) but a long time Gearhead. When I look at all the replies above they are 2012 2013 & 2014 owners commenting about CU's report on the 2015 TDI. I did some research on other reviews and...
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    What would you replace your TDI with????

    Having owned our new (to us - 20,000 mile used) 2014 JSW TDI DSG SR & Nav for just a month and about 1900 miles... I would do it Again! We love this car. Having a compact car that fits in the Garage and carries 4 passengers and our German Shepard in comfort and averages 34 MPG in Seattle traffic...
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    New to TDIClub? Introduce yourself here!

    Hello from Seattle. New to the TDI community as we recently purchased a used 2014 Sportwagen with 20,202 miles on it. Our 1998 Audi A6 Avant passed away with a Heater core leak and we needed a Dog friendly "wagen" for wife's every day commuting and weekend travel with Gretta our 2 year old...
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