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    Anyone smell coolant at shutdown?

    The mechanic at my vw dealer said it is very common for the inline heater to leak on the northern passats that come with the heater as standard equipment. They have been told to check for leaks at every service. Not sure if this could be the problem....
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    TURBO: 2012-2014 Passat turbo failures [discussion thread]

    Sorry if this is in the wrong place.....took my 2013 Passat tdi (dec/12 build date) in for the 45000km service yesterday. When I picked it up I saw on the invoice they put in "special" 0w30 oil and changed the oil filter housing. No one at the dealership could explain why the different grade of...
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    Winter mats for 2012 Passat

    Wondering what people were doing for winter mats for the 2012 Passat? Weatherteck doesn't sound like they will have mats in time and I was never impressed with the VW monster mats........................
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    Winter Wheels

    I believe 16's is as small as you can go......can"t even put 15's on the JSW because the front calipers are too big.
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    I have a used Phatnoise for sale that was used in my 2005 passat. Comes with cartdrige and cable ready to plug in. $125 or best offer.
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    FS: Grey husky liners for Touareg

    I have a set of front and rear Husky Liners for Toureg. These are like new. Best offer
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    Windshield Washer Fluid Odor in Cabin

    Its definitely the brand of fluid VW uses. You will find that if you use a different brand your problem will be resolved. My wife also gags from the VW stuff.
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    VAG-COM sport mode, WOW!

    Would you make the sport shifting mod right away on a new car or wait till the car is broken in? I'm picking up a new wagon today and I do find the shifting in my wife's passat sedan quite sloppy.
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    A5 tdi manual transmission

    Does anyone know if the A5 TDI manual transmission is the same as the 04's?