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Old 27th April 2017, 10:16   #391
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I received a mail from VW about bringing in my 2013 GT TDi for the Diesel-gate remap, in December. The update was performed when I dropped her off for the annual service in January.
That is quite strange Sundar that the software update was done on your GT in Jan.

I had dropped off my GT TDI (2014) for 45k service last month but there were no updates available for the 1.6 TDI yet

All said and done, one thing which we both can agree on is that intoxicating shove we get every time we floor the throttle, and as long as that exists, I could care less about any software/hardware updates


OT - Guess your signature is a bit messed up buddy and I am assuming that the D390 is 2016 and the GT TDI is 2013. You may want to relook at that?
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That is quite strange Sundar that the software update was done on your GT in Jan.

I had dropped off my GT TDI (2014) for 45k service last month but there were no updates available for the 1.6 TDI yet
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I failed to mention that I got the service done at VW Palace Cross in Rajajinagar.
Also, I'm beginning to wonder if the software update was an update to the latest ECU fimrmware and engine map or if it was for Diesel-gate.

In any case.. Like you said, as long as the shove is there, no concerns whatsoever !

Cheers !

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Guys, SW update for 1.6 Diesel is available from 2nd May'17.

Yesterday I had visited Bangalore motors for general servicing my 1.6 GT TDI and the service adviser had confirmed me this heart breaking news!
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Guys, SW update for 1.6 Diesel is available from 2nd May'17.

Yesterday I had visited Bangalore motors for general servicing my 1.6 GT TDI and the service adviser had confirmed me this heart breaking news!
What would be the real "Hear Breaker" keeru would be the post update performance, if it really takes aways the 1.6 TDI punch

Can you please update this thread once you get your stead back on the difference you notice post the s/w update?

Though I have got another 15k Kms/1yr left before I return to the VW service center, I can at least prepare myself for this if I get an impromptu visit need.
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Can you please update this thread once you get your stead back on the difference you notice post the s/w update?
Hi Vik0728, Yesterday, I was lucky enough as the SW update had received at 4:00pm when my car was ready to be delivered post service.

So, my car was untouched with respect to SW update.

Also, the adviser had confirmed me that unless the customer approves for the update, they won't take it up.
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Guys, SW update for 1.6 Diesel is available from 2nd May'17.
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Also, the adviser had confirmed me that unless the customer approves for the update, they won't take it up.
That it is optional is good news, but I am not confident that it will never be done by mistake.

My car is coming up for third-year service. For now, at least, I think I will say no to the update.

At the end of the following year, it will be bye-bye warranty, and, if I so choose, which I probably will, bye-bye dealer service.

Post warranty-dealer-service-scam, I will go to the dealer only if I want or choose to.

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Hi Guys, I have been receiving SMS from VW A.S.S, Bangalore Motors for the software update. I'm reluctant to get my car fixed with this SW update.

Has any one got this fixed in their 1.6 GT TDIs?
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Hi Guys, I have been receiving SMS from VW A.S.S, Bangalore Motors for the software update. I'm reluctant to get my car fixed with this SW update.

Has any one got this fixed in their 1.6 GT TDIs?
I have been receiving a similar text keeru, and I am just simply deleting it from my phone

I had my GT serviced couple of months back at ~45k kms, and I have got another year or 15K kms to avoid the VW A.s.S.
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Today I got a call from B.U. Bhandari, Pune about software update to my 2013 GT. The caller said they will be a 'gift' for getting this software upgraded. I asked her if this is mandatory to get it upgraded, the response was negative. She said so far no one has complained about any problems post upgrade.

I am still in double mind if I should go for this upgrade.
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