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Old 05-19-2011, 12:59 AM   #15
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Just had this happen to me on the way home... wasn't driving hard either.

I sped up (maybe 50% throttle at 3krpm) to pass a car and as soon as i let off the throttle it came up with this warning.

I pulled over and i happened to have my vag-com cable with me so i plugged it in. Couldn't find any faults?

Calling the dealer in the morning.
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:31 AM   #16
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Interesting repeat of occurrences
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:43 PM   #17
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Dealer called few minutes ago...

They told me they found the cable to the throttle body unclipped and partially unplugged.

They plugged it back in and went for a few "aggressive" test drives to check to make sure the cable stayed seated. Error is gone also.

I'll see when i get it back.
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:48 PM   #18
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GOod to hear, but "aggressive test drives"? lol
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:11 PM   #19
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GOod to hear, but "aggressive test drives"? lol
Probably just taking it around the backsides of the dealership and punching it hard onto the service road.

As long as they don't smash it.

He think's it was becoming loose enough during acceleration to cause the problem so i am guessing they are just going to gun it a few times to make sure it stays connected.

Makes sense to me because it happened right after passing a car...
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Old 05-19-2011, 05:11 PM   #20
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They said they found "several loose wires" on the plugs in the images below. I thought he meant the plugs themselves were loose. The actual pins were pulled out of the plugs and had to be reseated.

Anyone else having this issue maybe check these?



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Old 05-26-2011, 03:28 PM   #21
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I just had this problem this morning while pulling in to my garage. I thought maybe it was because I came down my drive way (steep hill) and it pull the oil away from the pickup. But I enter my garage the same way every day and this is the first time. Mine has around 1100 miles on it.
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Old 05-27-2011, 02:39 PM   #22
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I just had this problem this morning while pulling in to my garage. I thought maybe it was because I came down my drive way (steep hill) and it pull the oil away from the pickup. But I enter my garage the same way every day and this is the first time. Mine has around 1100 miles on it.
Did you guys check your oil levels? I'm thinking 90% of these alarms are caused by low oil (not enough to flash light) but low enough that when on either a steep incline or hard turning would cause the pickup to run dry for 1/2 a second.
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Old 05-27-2011, 04:14 PM   #23
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Did you guys check your oil levels? I'm thinking 90% of these alarms are caused by low oil (not enough to flash light) but low enough that when on either a steep incline or hard turning would cause the pickup to run dry for 1/2 a second.
Yep, oil level was filled perfectly to the full mark.
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Old 06-23-2011, 06:35 PM   #24
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it happened to me. i checked the oil level and it was a 3/4 short @ 8,500 miles. the book does say that you might go throught a quart of oil in your first 10,000 miles. so i did an oil change. im not doing the 10,000 deal, that bs. im going 3 to 5,ooo from now on.
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:31 PM   #25
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Also saw this message within the first 1500miles. It cleared and has never come back. Did my own first oil change at 3500miles and filled to the high mark. Just shy of 5qts.
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Old 06-28-2011, 07:07 PM   #26
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does anybody know how to reset the computer so it stops telling me my oil needs changing.
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Old 06-28-2011, 08:22 PM   #27
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I have also had this issue 3 times within the first 2000 miles. Took it to the dealer and after a day of testing they couldn't find anything.
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Old 06-28-2011, 10:08 PM   #28
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does anybody know how to reset the computer so it stops telling me my oil needs changing.
in the MFI there is a service option. select it and press reset.
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