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    Coolant leak

    VWoA claims only "their" independent technicians can diagnose a warrantable repair. They are "independent" only in so far as it's convenient. If you raise the issue of independence, as you have here, they no longer are independent and instead wholly subsidiaries of VWoA. If you want to file a...
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    Coolant leak

    Looking back it seems it was covered under the original powertrain. But it wasn't really covered, it was a huge PITA. My Touareg still eats oil now while it didn't before. Better off not having a warranty, imo. At least you can get it fixed by someone or yourself correctly.
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    Coolant leak

    Oil cooler leak should be covered under dieselgate.
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    TDI 3.0 - timing chain tensioner covered under extended warranty?

    Unfortunately, the only person in this thread who got any action was Jase and he never came back to give us an update so we don't even know if it's resolved.
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    ProfBrown's 2015 GSW TDI Build

    Most, if not all, tuners will update your tune if you buy hardware from them.
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    TDI 3.0 - timing chain tensioner covered under extended warranty?

    The issue I encountered was the VW technicians classified this as normal noise so there was no warranty issue to resolve.
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    Am I crazy

    Thanks for this info. If it's still sitting up in there does one need to pull it out and replace or just leave it well enough alone? I've got a 2013 Touareg that has an 8 speed aisin, which will or won't have this issue? I'm looking at a 2016 A6 that sounds like it would have this issue? One...
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    ProfBrown's 2015 GSW TDI Build

    *3 bottles for a full flush
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    ProfBrown's 2015 GSW TDI Build

    I just get the set from IDParts and I generally buy all four corners (pads and rotors) at once regardless of the wear.
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    Front assist - misalignment - warranty

    I understand the nature of the failure better now :) The phrase of it being "like a wheel alignment" is an example to demonstrate it's a mechanical adjustment that can/is misaligned through use rather than system failure. So in the same way that you driving down the road while never hitting...
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    3.0 Fuel Line Covered Under Warranty

    Yes, no cost to discuss this situation with the class attorneys. They have already been compensated to represent us in regards to settlement warranty coverage. It's not a "consultation" in the way you might be thinking. They already represent us so they need to be informed of these kinds of...
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    Electric vehicles (EVs), their emissions, and future viability

    Thanks for that. As I suspected, the closest authorized shops are about 100 miles away. Do you know if the authorized shops give loaners out when a vehicle is brought in for repair? When I need a substantial repair from VW, and I want to risk the dealership's hands on my vehicle, I have to...
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    3.0 Fuel Line Covered Under Warranty

    The whole thing about them sending a part number in and getting a response from VWoA's warranty team seems to be standard operating procedure based on my similar experience. That said, how the dealership defines the failure plays some role in it. VWoA and their dealerships seem to be trying to...
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    3.0 Fuel Line Covered Under Warranty

    Yes, that’s the original firm and they are tasked with representing us in situations like this. What you do before calling them depends on your tolerance for BS and how long you want to chase your tail. VW has already shown their hand to you. I waited two months, which was two months too long.
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    Front assist - misalignment - warranty

    I misunderstood the failure. I was under the impression the box itself malfunctioned, not how it's fixed to the vehicle. My opinion was based on whether the dealership should replace the unit itself. If you want to have the dealership do the repair you can ask them to request a goodwill...
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    Front assist - misalignment - warranty

    This is a pretty straightforward case based on the facts presented in the thread. The warranty denial is based on interpreting the failure as mechanical wear and tear (tires/alignment). Aside from the new car, bumper to bumper warranty, there is an overlapping extended warranty (unstated...
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    import mexican mk4 to USA?

    That won't make it road legal. That's a modification that is likely to land you in prison, though, unlike the other scary legalese warnings about modding emissions components, etc.
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    3.0 Fuel Line Covered Under Warranty

    This seems to be their new catch-all phrase. They are trying the same crap on me in regards to a coolant leak. My suggestion is to contact the Class Action Attorneys at: ph 415.956.1000 fax 415.956.1008 Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP 275 Battery Street, 29th Floor San Francisco, CA...
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