Dropped off a pair of the winter shoes for new rubber this morning, get the kid to toss them on this weekend. Brakes are coming due. I have the pads & rotors sitting here ready to go but squeaking out every last stop I can - 145k km on the OEM binders.
My mailbox has yet to be graced with free $$.
Last thing I received was this email back in March:
Date: March 8, 2021 at 09:01:26 PST
Subject: Confirmation of receipt of your online Quenneville et al v Robert Bosch GmbhH Claim...
I miss my PolarFIS but then again I don't. I never knew any of those parameters before and really wasn't any better off once I did. More like I became a slave to the numbers, not that I really had any control over them.
Fingers crossed that the Bosch cheque shows up... Hello Malone 1.5!
Reflash it. I had this several times and a fresh install seemed to fix it.
It's a pain to re & re the module so when I had mine installed I left the USB data cable plugged in and had it tucked up with a velcro strap so I could just pull it down and plug it into my laptop.
Found an oil & cabin filter I had tucked away and decided to order up the rest of what I'll need for the next service & brakes.
5L of Total
New oil extractor - old one finally sucked it's last drips after nearly 10yrs of service
Brakes front & rear.
Zimmerman rotors w/...
You can not buy a code online. Ask me how I know.
It requires the car being plugged into the VW mainframe and coding comes from there. VWoC/VWoA took back the ability from dealerships just grabbing codes in 2012.
Pad thickness for sure but once they start to vibrate you know they've warped because there's no longer enough meat on the discs to dissipate the generated heat. I'll wait until the light comes on. Usually replaced the next day or shortly there after. When I was at 3mm (late Oct when I swapped...
I hadn't look at the RP site in a while but I was able to log in and file my claim. Who knows, I guess we'll see!
Even stranger was that I decided to purge my maintenance binder just this morning and the records for our 2010 had made it into the recycling bin. Had to go and...