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    2015 Passat losing coolant, no visible leaks

    Update. She arrived home safely and the car only used maybe a cup of coolant on the 260 mile trip. I found a significant leak on the passenger side rear of the engine (she was looking at the front between the radiator and engine), so probably the water pump. The bottom of the car on the...
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    2015 Passat losing coolant, no visible leaks

    2015 Passat losing coolant, no visible leaks, update, probably water pump My wife drove my car from Flagstaff to Tucson on Friday to visit family. She called me this morning and told me the low coolant warning came up on the screen this morning when she started it. The coolant reservoir was...
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    Best To Downshift, or Ride Brakes Downhill?

    Here is one of them I drive weekly: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwi77LaIjKzpAhVOgK0KHd3QBYEQwqsBMAB6BAgKEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dkb5b4bciP9g&usg=AOvVaw15lkHMkvZmBLjux7MqSDsy
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    Real World MPG - 6 speed Manual

    Another 90K miles and I can tune without losing warranty.
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    Newbie, educate me on Regens

    Mine likes to regen on short trips. I tried waiting it out at first, but now I don’t worry about it as I would have to wait for it numerous times per week. My weekly commute to Phoenix is 135 miles each way, plenty of time to regen there, but I’m amazed how often it will start a regen at the...
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    2015 Passat SE TDI 6M overheated

    That is about what I expected them to do. Working in the industry I’ve been in the office for those conversations numerous times.
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    2015 Passat SE TDI 6M overheated

    From the OP’s post, it sounds like it happened all the sudden. The warranty does say “Conflicts concerning the warranty are to be resolved in favor of the consumer.”
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    Vibration from front end at highway speeds

    Discount Tire does a free rotate and balance every 5K with any tire purchase, I’m not paying for it each time.
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    2015 Passat SE TDI 6M overheated

    Drive it overheating until the head cracks and make them replace the engine then. What about CPO in this case?
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    Should I get one of these?

    2015 cars have more time and mileage on the warranty. 2015 are 11/162K, 2012-2014 are 10 year 3 month/123K.
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    2015 Passat SE TDI 6M overheated

    Did you buy this car from a VW dealer with the CPO warranty? If so it should still be under the 2 year unlimited mileage bumper to bumper warranty until October 2020. Did the overheat and other issues cause a check engine light? If yes, why isn’t this covered under the dieselgate warranty...
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    Vibration from front end at highway speeds

    Mine is still rolling smooth on the new brakes, about 13K miles on them now. I have noticed that when I get the tires rotated and balanced every 5K miles, the tires end up out of balance and I have to take the back in a couple days, then they are fine for the next 5K. Last time two tires were...
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    Back to a TDI

    Why not just ask them to do the service?
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    Back to a TDI

    I stand corrected. I was under the impression that the 3.0L were the only models that were 10 years 3 months/123K miles, like my wife’s Touareg.
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    Back to a TDI

    If buying CPO from a VW dealership the 2 year unlimited mileage warranty plus the dieselgate warranty to 2024 and 162K miles means there isn’t much to worry about.
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    Should I get one of these?

    I wouldn’t hesitate to get one of the newer cars. My 2015 purchased in November 2017 has been very good from 26K miles to 67K miles now.
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    MKV PD vs. NMS CR - Help!

    My 2015 6MT has been a good car for the 40K miles I’ve put on it. There was a dual mass flywheel bearing issue shortly before the 2 year bumper to bumper warranty ended, they replaced the entire assembly (around $2300) and some bushings up front all under warranty. I paid for a new clutch as...
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    Real World MPG - 6 speed Manual

    Usually the insurance totals at 80% of the value, so your numbers are at 88% without any supplementals added to the final bill. I would be prepared for them to total it :mad: You might want to start shopping for another TDI.
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    Locking glove box

    My car was missing the glove box key. Ordering one from VW cost me about $70.
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    Passat TDI rental cars?!

    I work as a safety consultant in auto service, so looking at date codes is in my wheelhouse. I was curious because the tires looked like the stock Continentals and they were. As some who rents cars all over the country your joke certainly hits home :)
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