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Forum: Interior & ICE 10-24-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By John D
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Forum: Interior & ICE 10-23-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By John D
Aha you mean the long chrome plated rod which...

Aha you mean the long chrome plated rod which runs back to front and along which the seatbelt slides. Sorry so far I have not tried to remove this!
Forum: Interior & ICE 10-22-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By John D
Door Card -- Peeling upholstering Repair?...

Door Card -- Peeling upholstering Repair? https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32410
Forum: Interior & ICE 10-22-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By John D
https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4...

https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4953
Forum: Interior & ICE 10-22-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By John D
EOS window regulator wire repair (and other...

EOS window regulator wire repair (and other models!) . https://www.vweosclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9018
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-17-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By John D
Roof up or down for winter storage. I have...

Roof up or down for winter storage. I have studied both options during 9 years of ownership. In my view based on observed recovery of seal shape and form I favour long term storage with the roof up....
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-16-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,432
Posted By John D
Thanks again Voxmagna. I note that fleabay and...

Thanks again Voxmagna.
I note that fleabay and amaz... sell pre wired OBD2 plug connectors terminated with either crocodile clips or cigarette lighter plugs at a much lower cost than the Draper item...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-16-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,432
Posted By John D
Hi Voxmagna, thanks for your detailed response....

Hi Voxmagna, thanks for your detailed response. Unfortunately my smart battery charger cannot be fooled by connecting a bulb across the clamps.
What are your thoughts about connecting a 12 volt...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-15-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,432
Posted By John D
Hello Voxmagna. I think you have covered this...

Hello Voxmagna.
I think you have covered this before but please could you advise if it is ok to keep a smart trickle battery charger connected to the battery terminals during a battery change?...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-04-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By John D
Hi, it seems that sunroof drive failures are...

Hi, it seems that sunroof drive failures are becoming increasingly common as the Eos ages. In some cases the gear teeth in the motor wear and/ or lose teeth. I think when this happens it shortens the...
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-03-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By John D
Hi Voxmagna. The lining goes back exactly as...

Hi Voxmagna.
The lining goes back exactly as retracted, any slight creases stretch out and I had mine down for a couple of hours.
Forum: VW Eos Q&A 10-03-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By John D
Partial removal of internal tensioned roof lining.

I had to access the underside of my roof to perform some fit adjustments. The attached you tube video was a great help.
https://youtu.be/3c_QV47EwJ8
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-28-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,322
Posted By John D
Try this if you can buy from eBay...

Try this if you can buy from eBay UK.https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ZAROX-OYN-14-Clear-PFPE-Lubricating-Oil-500g-bottle-/401854700307
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-22-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
Sunroof seal leaks/blocked drains. Hi Voxmagna,...

Sunroof seal leaks/blocked drains.
Hi Voxmagna, in fact if the car is on our drive I park with the nose facing downhill. I believe that doing so and washing the car also on a downhill slope helps to...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-21-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
Hi Santosh, I use the bike pump as a fluid pump ...

Hi Santosh, I use the bike pump as a fluid pump filled with a mix of water and washing up liquid I do not use it as an air pump. It doesn't really matter what pump you use , some people use a large...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 09-14-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By John D
I would put my money on the PCV valve. Before I...

I would put my money on the PCV valve. Before I had my own VCDS my engine ran badly at idle and low throttle. A new valve cured it. At that time I was very much an EOS beginner but a retired mechanic...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 09-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,655
Posted By John D
I can see why VW / Webasto et Al used a...

I can see why VW / Webasto et Al used a retracting sunroof which goes over the roof to minimise the space taken by the folded roof when stored in the trunk/boot and it does result in a more balanced...
Forum: D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) 09-12-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,655
Posted By John D
I have spent time over the past 10 years of Eos...

I have spent time over the past 10 years of Eos ownership studying digesting and actioning all the recommendations advice and procedures detailed on this site and others. My Eos is an early model...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-11-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
Thanks Vox, it seems my entry of the last word...

Thanks Vox, it seems my entry of the last word was incorrectly spell corrected. Whatever if it is any good and I don't see why not perhaps users could form a purchasing club and save themselves a...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-11-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
The manufacturer is IKV technology.

The manufacturer is IKV technology.
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-11-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
I checked this product out. It seems it is made...

I checked this product out. It seems it is made in the UK in Wales.
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-11-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
Roof leak: Fish tanks Krytox

ZAROX OYN 14, Clear PFPE Lubricating Oil, 500g bottle
125.00Free postage.
Found on eBay UK site. Not tried it as I still have some "genuine" Dupont Krytox GPL 105 bought in 0.5 kg bottle from a...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 09-11-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,365
Posted By John D
Hi Santosh. There is no special device needed...

Hi Santosh.
There is no special device needed to flush out a blocked drain tube. Some owners having access to an air compressor blow out the tubes using a small nozzle inserted into the open end of...
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 08-28-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By John D
Creaking folded roof. Mine creaked like crazy...

Creaking folded roof. Mine creaked like crazy when down, particularly in hot weather. Sprayed all pivot points with Wurth 2000. Result!
Forum: VW Eos Tech Q&A 08-05-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By John D
Hi if you have access to VCDS it may be possible...

Hi if you have access to VCDS it may be possible to code both rear fog lights to work. I haven't done this particular modification so no guarantees!
The majority of published VCDS coding...
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