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Forum: VW Eos Q&A Today, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By voxmagna
but you don't want it to come off whilst...

but you don't want it to come off whilst driving?:confused:

https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35716

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Forum: VW Eos Q&A Today, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By voxmagna
If the roof is part open you will not be able to...

If the roof is part open you will not be able to get the windows up as you said because in certain positions of the roof if you hit the windows one touch, something could get crunched and work out...
Forum: Interior & ICE Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By voxmagna
If you have space in the box once you ditch the...

If you have space in the box once you ditch the larger PATA drive (particularly if it's the thicker heavy 31/2) you can try a PATA to SATA converter board/lead? I used a couple on a CCTV digital...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 10-19-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By voxmagna
It's always good to be knowledgeable about the...

It's always good to be knowledgeable about the EOS complex roof before you start doing anything and in particular the 'workshop procedure' for manual intervention. There are some good reasons why V.W...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 10-18-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By voxmagna
What mileage, Over 120k? An important...

What mileage, Over 120k?

An important missing item is a clue as to whether 'smoke' is caused by rich fuel mix or if it's oil burn? The two kinds of smoke are different to the trained eye and...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 10-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By voxmagna
If you can find softer pads the trade off will...

If you can find softer pads the trade off will allways be more dust and potentially brake fade if you drive hard on the brakes. But I'm willing to accept that. I've met the same thing on motorcycles...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 10-18-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By voxmagna
What year engine, diesel or gas? Read up on...

What year engine, diesel or gas? Read up on tuning options. Some use a dongle which plugs into the OBDII socket and 'modifies' the built in maps whilst others are a permanent change of the mapping...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 10-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By voxmagna
If you have a belt driven camshaft (not chain)...

If you have a belt driven camshaft (not chain) the belt may also drives the water pump. If the water pump seals start leaking, water enters their sealed bearings causing rapid breakdown of the...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 10-17-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By voxmagna
If that has happened his first diagnostics scan...

If that has happened his first diagnostics scan should show up a few important fault codes, but for now he can remove the oil filler cap and see if anything is moving inside.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-17-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By voxmagna
Agreed. If you think about it your car probably...

Agreed. If you think about it your car probably spends most of its time with the roof up anyway? I think I would open the ski panel and lower a window though to keep some through ventilation.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
Here you go::) ...

Here you go::)

https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?p=234044#post234044
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 10-17-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By voxmagna
DIY memory saver via OBD2

https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30458&page=2

For those who like a simple technical challenge and can use a soldering iron, here is a memory saver I made in an hour from...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-16-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
I thought they should be cheaper, even sold with...

I thought they should be cheaper, even sold with a d.c power jack on the side so you can also plug in a mains d.c power plug? I've got some OBD2 plugs and shells and I'll make one up tomorrow morning...
Forum: Interior & ICE 10-16-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,529
Posted By voxmagna
I'm not asthmatic and I removed mine, tore out...

I'm not asthmatic and I removed mine, tore out the paper cartridge and rebuilt it with a nylon mesh screen. My aircon is super efficient, I only need the lower fan speed fan settings, get less noise...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 10-16-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By voxmagna
That's a shame because all these modern engines...

That's a shame because all these modern engines have many sensors already built in to their engine management systems and a decent diagnostics tool like vcds can show you their output values and many...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-16-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
Not silly at all, I use old 19V laptop d.c power...

Not silly at all, I use old 19V laptop d.c power supplies as 24/7 trickle chargers in conjunction with Chinese battery charging switcher modules, one stays connected to my EOS 24/7 unless I'm driving...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 10-16-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By voxmagna
There should be no leaks past the sunroof seals...

There should be no leaks past the sunroof seals but if there are, water will enter the drain channels underneath and find leaks in the drain tubes. Or if they are blocked water will well over into...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 10-16-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By voxmagna
But for non-IT people they can get a fright each...

But for non-IT people they can get a fright each time they do a diagnostics scan because the fault reporting and stored log system is prone to glitches putting up phantom lower level fault codes...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-16-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By voxmagna
There is no problem buying an aftermarket brand...

There is no problem buying an aftermarket brand in UK/EU. I have replaced both mine (halogen) on MY07 and they came with all new bulbs fitted! They are made by Valeo which I think is an OE supplier?...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 10-15-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By voxmagna
Leaks are not always what you think they are and...

Leaks are not always what you think they are and with the exception of the A pillar hose leaks which have been well covered here, you need to do your own investigation with dry newspaper to identify...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 10-15-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By voxmagna
I should be asking you why my C PIC code loops...

I should be asking you why my C PIC code loops aren't doing what I want then! :) Treat modern cars like computers with dodgy Windows or iOS. Even the Stealers don't often get involved with raw...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-15-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
Yes as long as it's SMART that's o.k because they...

Yes as long as it's SMART that's o.k because they have built in over voltage protection for little or no load. If you have a voltmeter, check it does put out a voltage on the clamps because some are...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-15-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
When I had this happen on my rear window...

When I had this happen on my rear window controller there was nothing that (genuine) vcds could do.:( I had a CANbus analyzer connected to the module bus and all the right diagnostics code was being...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-15-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,511
Posted By voxmagna
post #18. If it's corrupted firmware in modules...

post #18. If it's corrupted firmware in modules it cannot be fixed by vcds, needs dealer diagnostics kit and firmware image files for any (rear?) faulting control modules if repairable.

I fitted...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By voxmagna
That is what I deduced, but it was an important...

That is what I deduced, but it was an important consequence you didn't mention.:( Once the airbag system deploys the fuel supply will be cut off and I suspect the ECU too (no injection if diesel, or...
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