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#286 of 349 Re: VW CC - Acceleration issue [hockey16]
Jan 18, 2012 (5:44 am)
I bought a 2012 model Passat CC 1.8T. Unfortunately I have the same issue. Workshop says it is normal because there is mechanical box in engine compartment and this is DSG standard. I do not believe that German will have this technology and make something like this disturbing. Whenever I accelerate that noise is amazingly disturbance. Also when I pass from humps i have the similar crack kind of noise and irritating. You buy a 2012 car and have noise issue.
I want to sell but I get very less price so must keep for some time. Life...
#287 of 349 Re: cc issues volkswagen brakes [kcamse]
Feb 21, 2012 (7:39 pm)
I have noticed the same thing. I have owned my 2012 cc lux plus for about a month and I have come very close to rear ending the car in front me several times in rush hour traffic. The car doesn't come to a halt until the brake pedal is all the way to the floor.....I am getting used to it.
#288 of 349 Re: cc issues volkswagen brakes [benetodog]
Feb 21, 2012 (7:49 pm)
I have a 12 CC, 11 Jetta and 08 Jetta. On the 08 Jetta i replaced the front rotors with slotted rotors and Hawk HPS pads. These made a world of difference on bite. The brake pedal still has a fair bit of movement (still gotta press it all the way) but now when it does start to bite, it bites hard.
The way the stock, from factory, setup is on VW's I think the squishy pedal is just something you have to get used to. My daily driver is a 12 mazdaspeed3 and that bites right away the pedal is firm and whenever i drive one of the VW's the brake pedal travel distance always amazes me....for owners, think of it as a VW quirk!
#289 of 349 Re: CC having AC issues [ninigto]
Feb 22, 2012 (3:28 am)
My cc is only a month old. I live in Florida, and so far we have had a couple of 80 degree days. The cc took for ever to cool down. My last car was a 2006 Jag x-type, it too took for ever to cool down. I am pretty disappointed, I was hoping that with a brand new car I wouldn't have this issue. Pretty soon it will be in 90's every day. My other car is a 2012 Ford Escape, that car is a damn ice box, it cools down in a few minutes, even with a sun roof and black leather.
#290 of 349 Re: CC having AC issues [benetodog]
Feb 22, 2012 (10:45 am)
You may have a problem.
I drove the CC when it first came out and thought the AC was amazing (central TX); I assume nothing has changed.
Maybe your body temp doesn't sync up with the AC temp since you mentioned not having enough AC in your old car...maybe you need to keep it at 68 (or so)
Was the fan at full speed? Not certain if the CC can turn the AC off manually (assume so)...maybe your "auto" was on but the AC was off.
I can understand the disappointment...you'd expect everything to be perfect on a new car (especially since this isn't the 1st year)...plus it's hard to test the AC performance in Jan.
My next car must have cooled seats (love the ones in the CTS); nothing worse than a freezing forehead and sweaty back
Mar 06, 2012 (2:12 pm)
Has anyone had any issues with getting A.M. radio stations? Mine are not working. I am going to take it in to a dealer here pretty quick but just wanted to see if anyone else has had this same issue. On another note, I have a 2009 CC VR6 Sport and am wondering if anyone has any reccomendations on an IPOD auxillary connection that is affordable and convenient to purchase from somewhere like best buy/ radio shack/ etc...Thanks!
Mar 26, 2012 (2:21 pm)
Has anyone else out there had issues with the EGC light coming on. and shows a ! symbol in the lower left corner of the readout and the cruise control doesn't work. After shutting down the car and re-starting it it worked fine. Something similar happened a couple of months ago where the EGC light came on, had a loss of power and had to limp home. I also had the Check engine light (Amber) on at the same time. The next day I was going to take it to VW but the EGC light was not lit, but still check engine. Later after shutting it down at work, when I went to leave for VW the check engine was no longer lit, EGC not lit, and everything functioned normal. I called VW and they said if there were no indicators lit there was nothing they could check. I have a 2009 CC Luxe with 47K miles on it.
#293 of 349 Re: EGC [discoman]
Mar 26, 2012 (4:38 pm)
That sounds real annoying...
I'd take a picture (video) with my mobile phone...then take it to them and say "see...pretend it's on now and let me know what you discover"
I had a similar problem with the MIL...they replaced the O2 sensor, but then it came back again. It turned out to be the gas cap wasn't being tightened enough.
#294 of 349 Re: EGC [ivan_99]
Mar 28, 2012 (9:03 am)
Yeah, the problem is that as I was on the phone with them, they told me if there wer eno indicators lit, it meant it was likely just a glitch in the computer, and that once I shut it down and the computer reset, it cleared the fault. If the fault didn't reoccur then there was no code to troubleshoot, and therefore they were going to have to charge me a diagnostic fee if they couldn't find anything. Also I forgot to mention after letting it sit overnight, when I started it up in the morning and drove off, my wife said she found 2 carbon circles on the floor of the garage under where the engine was. The tech told me that it could be that once I re-started the car the waste gate on the turbo likely purged and the carbon may have been buildup that was causing the problem. Once that purged the problem went away. I don't know if I believe him, or he is feeding me a line of BS. He asked me if I had used cheap gas. I told him no, I only use Premium and usually Shell or Chevron.
#295 of 349 Re: CC having AC issues [benetodog]
Mar 28, 2012 (1:09 pm)
One of the issues for me with the CC is the position of the air vents. They seem to be about as far away from you as they can be. There are too few of them and they are small. That was my main concern when I looked at owning one in 2010.