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by Tubemonster
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen Tiguan chat
Topic: Windscreen wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 364

Re: Windscreen wipers

SkyJawa wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:57 am
Quite common on many different cars, assists with aerodynamics
I don't understand :shock: How does not being able to lift the wipers without doing the service procedure mentioned by CNC affect aerodynamics? Just in case anyone wanted to drive with them lifted up? :lol:
by Tubemonster
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Main Volkswagen Tiguan chat
Topic: Auto Hold off when parking?
Replies: 17
Views: 976

Re: Auto Hold off when parking?

I've also driven autos for years and always held the car on the brake with the right foot and then let go and let the car creep forward in slow moving traffic. But all previous autos have had torque converters and would drive forward under tick over when the brakes were released. I'm of the understa...
by Tubemonster
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen Tiguan chat
Topic: Map updates?
Replies: 14
Views: 846

Re: Map updates?

Yeah it's so confusing when they're in the middle of posts.
by Tubemonster
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Engine Start Button
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Engine Start Button

As the mornings get colder, the engine wont start straight away because the glow plugs are getting heated. This can cause a delay of up to about 3 seconds sometimes I've found (assuming you have a TDI) It's not that is it? It doesn’t seem to be that, it’s the actual operation of the button. Even to...
by Tubemonster
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Engine Start Button
Replies: 4
Views: 391

Re: Engine Start Button

As the mornings get colder, the engine wont start straight away because the glow plugs are getting heated. This can cause a delay of up to about 3 seconds sometimes I've found (assuming you have a TDI) It's not that is it?
by Tubemonster
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Check Oil level!
Replies: 19
Views: 1463

Re: Check Oil level!

So have I but engines and oils have changed in that time so if my manual instructs me to check it at normal operating temperature then that is what I will do. Filling it to max when cold will I imagine , over fill it and lead you open to all sorts of problems.
by Tubemonster
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: ACC & Sensor impaired
Replies: 17
Views: 1100

Re: ACC & Sensor impaired

Not very practical when going down a motorway. Maybe they should fit a wiper to it if that's the case.
by Tubemonster
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Website Issues
Topic: Intrusive adverts in posts!
Replies: 8
Views: 770

Re: Intrusive adverts in posts!

Yeah not just your iPad it happens on the PC as well
by Tubemonster
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: How to hardwire a dashcam
Replies: 49
Views: 7516

Re: How to hardwire a dashcam

Yes it has to be earthed
by Tubemonster
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Main Volkswagen Tiguan chat
Topic: Real MPG
Replies: 26
Views: 2370

Re: Real MPG

Just returned from a trip with the caravan and had an average of 28mpg. That's mainly at 60mph using the ACC. I'm happy with that.