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  1. Phaeton 4motion service 
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    I'm picking up my 2007 Phaeton on Tuesday its got a FSH but no mention of the 4motion ever being serviced, does it have the Haldex system?, are there any filters that need changing or is it just a simple Drain and refill oil?

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    No it is an Audi quattro type system but the gearbox likes an oil change at 50k.
    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

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    sweet so just needs oil for the diff then, its got 98K on it, would it be worth getting the box flushed?
     
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    Yes, those boxes fail all the time and cost a lot to rebuild, a genuine box can cost £5.5k fitted.
    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

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    Jesus, thatís more than I paid for the car, Iíll get it in to my local VW specialist ASAP, cheers
     
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    This is the problem with old prestige cars. People tend to think that "ohh it's only a £5K car" but it isn't, it is a £60K+ car and an old £60K+ car at that and cars don't cost less to run as they age, they cost more. There are some very scary stats on the V10 TDI, a genuine exchange reconditioned head is £4500, per side, plus fitting and an exchange engine from is £20K, plus fitting! Which engine is yours, the V6 TDI?
    Dark was that day when Diesel conceived his grim engine that begot you, vile invention, more vicious, more criminal than the camera even, metallic monstrosity, bale and bane of our culture, chief woe of our Commonweal. How dare the Law prohibit hashish and heroin yet license your use, who inflate all weak inferior egos? Their addicts only do harm to their own lives: you poison the lungs of the innocent, your din dithers the peaceful, and on choked roads hundreds must daily die by chance-medley. Nimble technicians, surely you should hang your heads in shame. Your wit works mighty wonders, has landed men on the Moon, replaced brains by computers, and can smithy a "smart" bomb. It is a crying scandal that you cannot take the time or be bothered to build us, what sanity knows we need, an odorless and noiseless staid little electric brougham.

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