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Forum: General Car News and Discussions 06-29-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By dm33
I purchased a 2002 Honda Civic. One of the worst...

I purchased a 2002 Honda Civic. One of the worst cars I've owned. I didn't have mechanical issues with it, just lots of car behavior that quickly drove me crazy. I traded it in with just a few...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-24-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By dm33
I'm attempting to research this at the moment. I...

I'm attempting to research this at the moment. I looked up the SDS for Mobil 1 and its looking like group III. Wonder if they changed the formulation when they lost BMW LL01 certification.

The...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 05-23-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,704
Posted By dm33
No. For the most part, just 502 for a US based...

No. For the most part, just 502 for a US based gas engine.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 05-15-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,376
Posted By dm33
Very informative post. Thanks. Entire post could...

Very informative post. Thanks. Entire post could have been avoided by not posting.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 05-15-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,376
Posted By dm33
Does it not work via remote on US cars? I thought...

Does it not work via remote on US cars? I thought I had read somewhere on VWVortex that its a option that can be enabled via VAGCOM.

BTW, do folks realize it is not OBD11, as in eleven. Its OBDII...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 05-15-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,376
Posted By dm33
Convenience open windows - doesnít work

In the manual I read about a convenience open and close window feature. I have the option in the infotainment system when I choose settings, opening and closing, window. Iíve set it to all windows....
Forum: Golf R Discussions 04-27-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,264
Posted By dm33
Id be pissed too because I was lied to. But the...

Id be pissed too because I was lied to. But the only way youíll get a car with 5 miles on it is you ordered it or you caught it before it got off the truck.
I have bought two cars with that few...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 04-25-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By dm33
I have the same issue. Thanks for someone else...

I have the same issue. Thanks for someone else reporting it too.

I reported it to pandora and they act surprised.

Other apps have some trouble but pandora never works unless as folks here...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 04-13-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,126
Posted By dm33
Sitting time counts? Synthetic oil is breaking...

Sitting time counts? Synthetic oil is breaking down while sitting? So I guess you can count time sitting in a store too? I can't imagine why an oil would "break down" by just existing.

Running in...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 04-13-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,126
Posted By dm33
I don't get folks making fun of changing oil at 3...

I don't get folks making fun of changing oil at 3 months.

I think the OPs original question is because the 3 month old car is saying that an oil change is necessary and its only 3 months old.

I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 04-12-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,126
Posted By dm33
Really interesting thread. Same thing is...

Really interesting thread. Same thing is happening with me. We bought the car at the end of February and have been putting tons of miles on it, almost 4000. But its less than 2 months old and it says...
Forum: Golf R Discussions 04-07-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,356
Posted By dm33
Why buy it so far away? Was it an awesome deal?...

Why buy it so far away? Was it an awesome deal? How did you find it?
How does it work in California to buy an out of state car. Don’t they ding you because of not having California emissions on it?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 04-06-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By dm33
Not sure if folks are joking. Engine oil change...

Not sure if folks are joking.
Engine oil change interval is 10,000 miles.
Its OBD-II, as in 2, not 11.
Most OBDII apps for phones will let you clear codes. Can get an OBDII tool at Walmart for...
Forum: Infotainment, Electronics, Navigation, Phone (Audio / Video / Electronics) 03-14-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By dm33
I have found one. I’d be curious too. Btw,...

I have found one. I’d be curious too.

Btw, it’s CarPlay not Apple play.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-13-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By dm33
Awesome. Thanks!

Awesome. Thanks!
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-13-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By dm33
Just bought the car. Love it so far. Love lots of...

Just bought the car. Love it so far. Love lots of little details. The biggest complaint so far with the car overall and even car buying experience is the lack of a digital manual. Its a very minor...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By dm33
Is there some effective way to give VW feedback?

Is there some effective way to give VW feedback?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-13-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By dm33
I'm referring to the owners manual, not the...

I'm referring to the owners manual, not the service manual.
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-13-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By dm33
2017 digital manual

Is the manual for the 2017 Golf available digitally somewhere?

VW website point to the app. The app says itís not available right now but it looks like itís been missing for years. The whole...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By dm33
I thought you didn't need an extractor. Isn't the...

I thought you didn't need an extractor. Isn't the drain plug super easy to access?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-08-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 61,811
Posted By dm33
How do you get access to sensor data? Does/did...

How do you get access to sensor data? Does/did Android Auto provide an API to do that?

FYI: I've written an iOS app that displays information obtained via OBD-II. I'd be interested to find any...
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-08-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,156
Posted By dm33
My favorite VW commercial is synchronicity....

My favorite VW commercial is synchronicity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcfW_hlYZ5k

Imprinted an impression of VW that never left. Lots of things that just feel right. And the love of driving....
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-07-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,156
Posted By dm33
Why are US Golf sales so low?

Golf (not GTI/Golf-R/Wagen) February VW sales in US,

Feb 2018: 505
Feb 2017: 1094
Yr/Yr% change: Down 53.8%

Year to date
Feb 2018: 1000
Feb 2017: 2307
Yr/Yr% change: Down 56.7%
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-07-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By dm33
I assume you canít check your vin on the internet...

I assume you canít check your vin on the internet to see if thereís an update?
Forum: GTI & Golf MK7 General Discussions 03-06-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Posted By dm33
Firmware update?

What does the "update" option buried in the menus mean? If I google Volkswagen firmware update, all I see is references to navigation updates. Looking on VW's website says you have to pay for an...
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