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    :P Yes, indeed it is particularly with...

    :P

    Yes, indeed it is particularly with inclement weather on the way
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    Picked up the Tiguan yesterday Gee it's a nice...

    Picked up the Tiguan yesterday

    Gee it's a nice car
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    I was always told it will "just turn up one day"...

    I was always told it will "just turn up one day"
    The dealership has been good about this and unless they're bloody good actors, they've been as frustrated as I have.
    I'm willing to give them a free...
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    Well I'm told one can install a third party TCU...

    Well I'm told one can install a third party TCU for about $1k
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    Thanks for the tips After a few more phone...

    Thanks for the tips

    After a few more phone calls and a bit of spamming of VW Aus socials I now have an update that suggests I will have a 7 Speed Tiguan early next week (the part is in Sydney)
    ...
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    Well this is not good news Apparently VW...

    Well this is not good news

    Apparently VW Australia have 70 TCUs on order

    ETA on mine has blown out to late August!

    I smell a class action
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    OMG I called head office and told them the...

    OMG I called head office and told them the dealership don't know where the part is

    SO they're calling the dealership to find out ..........


    oh and they had records of me applying for a...
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    Well apparently for a short run of Tiguans, the...

    Well apparently for a short run of Tiguans, the VIN is programmed into the TCU when it is built
    SO an off the shelf TCU can't just be "flashed" with my VIN

    supposedly


    Otherwise I guess...
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    Still no TCU after 8 weeks! And no-one at VW...

    Still no TCU after 8 weeks!

    And no-one at VW Australia can tell me if it has been built or shipped

    They are Germans FFS!
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    6 weeks on and I'm still driving a crappy Kia...

    6 weeks on and I'm still driving a crappy Kia Cerato

    Losing the love
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    Wireless Carplay module for Mib1

    Does anyone have any experience with one of these ?
    Apple Carplay for your MK7 Golf (MIB1 & 2)(Discount code inside!) - YouTube

    More specifically, has anyone had a good experience buying one from...
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    I get a fair bit of heat from the rear vents...

    I get a fair bit of heat from the rear vents though ...
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    Oh, I meant the START button (that also works as...

    Oh, I meant the START button (that also works as a STOP button) - nothing to so with the start/stop system.

    Recently I've been getting out of the car only to have it beep at me because I didn't...
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    Yeah looks like I'll be paying for labour too -...

    Yeah looks like I'll be paying for labour too - though the 'guesstimate' I was given was below $400
    I'm having some other things taken care of that my previous dealer buggered up (steering wheel not...
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    Thanks for the heads up Trying to call the...

    Thanks for the heads up
    Trying to call the dealer now to arrange it but the all keeps dropping out :(
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    So I'm driving a Kia Cerato from Hurts so bad...

    So I'm driving a Kia Cerato from Hurts so bad rentals while waiting for the TCU to be hand crafted in Germania

    This is worse than not having a car
  17. I'm just wondering if I should just "upgrade" my...

    I'm just wondering if I should just "upgrade" my (presumably) MIB1 to Wireless Apple Carplay using one of those after market devices that sit between the head unit (screen) and the control unit (the...
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    not really I'm in sydney so it doesn't really...

    not really
    I'm in sydney so it doesn't really get cold enough to worry too much about it

    it DOES blow enough heat especially after cornering enthusiastically
    gotta get my Tiguan sorted before I...
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    maybe some tips here: No heat from climate...

    maybe some tips here: No heat from climate control - MY13 Golf 103TSI
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    Well as a complete turnaround (to my mood) I...

    Well as a complete turnaround (to my mood)
    I can't express in words how impressive VW are right now
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    yup - crazy system though TCUs for other...

    yup - crazy system though

    TCUs for other models are "blank" - they just update them when they replace them
    Perhaps there's a black market for Tiguan gearboxes :rolleyes:
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    Oh - and apparently for the Tiguan, the part that...

    Oh - and apparently for the Tiguan, the part that has most likely failed (or is failing - all good this morning) is made VIN specific!
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    Well that was certainly a much better experience...

    Well that was certainly a much better experience
    Been going to the same dealer for service since I bought the car because they've always treated me well.
    ON PHONECALL where they first mention I'm...
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    Well perhaps if VW Aus stocked up on DSG parts...

    Well perhaps if VW Aus stocked up on DSG parts when they started to fail ....
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    Right - well it seems that many weeks of being...

    Right - well it seems that many weeks of being off the road because of a design flaw was happening before Feb 2020 so VW have been messing this up for over 2 years and can't blame resurgence of Covid...
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