Vox, I am giving up on them. The only reason I had taken the car in the first place was because when I had purchased the car, the dealer I got it from, not VW, said they could not work on the car due to they did not have a knowledgable VW mechanic in house and that I would have to take it down the street from them, current VW shop, for repairs, at that point they informed me they had a couple techs that went to school for the EOS due to all the issues with the earlier models. A reputable dealer.....if theres such a thing. But they are not close to me and is a trip each time I have to have anything taken care of. I have another VW dealer thats right around the corner, so why continue? If I had known, I was told when the dealer you purchase a car from refuses to repair an issue, such as check engine, I was told they may have to buy back your car due to drivability concerns with licensing it when it may or may not pass emissions test. It didn't work in my favor due to timing of when the fault occurred. The law in CO states they must fix it due to the necessary licensing requirements. In the meantime I found out the car was 2 years past the allowed age of the vehicle to enforce it.Putting a car in a space or room and refrigerating it down to 20 costs a lot in energy. They wouldn't like getting themselves cold working in there either! That's when they really mean they have given up or if they actually said that, they haven't a clue how to diagnose a V.W engine or have access to parts lists, wiring diagrams, understand V.W technical information and look up parts just like members here might do? They've given up on your car!
Gearslam said: Get the right tuning shop who work with V.Ws and Audis (even Porsche and Mercs) and they should at least understand the complex workings of Efi engines. They won't have the freezer shop, but I'm sure they can find or buy a cylinder of refrigerant gas for $75 to blast around suspect modules and much cheaper than putting the car in a cold room. I can buy a small can of aircon top up gas on Fleabay for less than that! I'm surprised they didn't suggest loaning you diagnostics with remote wireless telemetry back to base and get you driving to the North Pole. You would take Husky dogs and a sled in the back, in case the car wouldn't start to get you back to town.
so I will find me a little specialty shop when it gets cold again. Other than this issue the car runs nice. Enjoyable with the top down. I do appreciate the input, even the sarcastic ones!