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    Good news, the radio started again yesterday of...

    Good news, the radio started again yesterday of it's own accord, no repair by anyone. Seems to me the issue is a loose wire. I was disappointed with the Skoda dealer who told me of the unit having...
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    Took the car to another Skoda dealer, checked out...

    Took the car to another Skoda dealer, checked out the "Infotainment" system and said it has died. A replacement unit is $8150, yes over 8 thousand dollars, absolutely ridiculous.

    Will see if I...
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    I took it to a auto electrician as the dealer...

    I took it to a auto electrician as the dealer told me at the last service that the A/c compressor had failed (I posted separately about that). The A/c light is still on, cool air is coming out and...
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    Found the interior fuses but all the diagrams are...

    Found the interior fuses but all the diagrams are for a LHD not RHD

    When I counted in reverse there was no fuse in the allocated spot (#28).

    What the ....
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    Sat Nav system has stopped working

    The Columbus sat nav / radio system in my Octavia Scout has stopped working. Any clues?

    It stopped and started within the first couple of months after I purchased the car "new" / executive driven...
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    Scout no longer imported to Oz?

    Have the other 4x4 vehicles in the Skoda range caused them to stop bringing in the Scout this year and is it ongoing?
    I have a 2012-13 version and I love the car, better than the previous Subaru...
  7. Is "extra privacy glass" just a darker tint? If...

    Is "extra privacy glass" just a darker tint? If so I don't believe it will make any difference to the temperature inside.
    I have a scout premium, 2012 / 2013 model. Factory / company tints to...
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    Thanks for the response, very helpful and the...

    Thanks for the response, very helpful and the link was great, I hope it's as simple as that. I live in a country town so I'm not sure if I have any locals that are across this stuff and have the...
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    I have a 2012-2013 Scout. Had heard that...

    I have a 2012-2013 Scout. Had heard that sometimes the Columbus radio / sat nav can play up. It has happened twice I think in 5 years. Switched off, switched on and all seemed to re-boot.

    I...
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    Are there any sketches showing the drain points...

    Are there any sketches showing the drain points at the rear of the Octavia wagon, both the body and the rear door?
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    Yes the car has a sun-roof. I was thinking about...

    Yes the car has a sun-roof. I was thinking about that as my wife drove us to Melbourne over the week-end and I was confused as to how he water would get from the sun-roof to the spare wheel space. ...
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    Saw those responses, thanks again. I'm a member...

    Saw those responses, thanks again. I'm a member of the Nissan Pathfinder & Patrol sites as I have those 4x4's but had not had a need to get on the Skoda site. It was just the price given on the...
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    Yes, in Vic. Will give them a call tomorrow....

    Yes, in Vic. Will give them a call tomorrow.
    Should I also call the equivalent VW specialist? I gather they are the same compressot.

    Thanks again. SS.
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    My car is a wagon and the seals look and feel OK...

    My car is a wagon and the seals look and feel OK but is that mis-leading?
    The seals / rubbers don't looked cracked or perished, are cracked seals obvious or hidden?
    With other seals should I use...
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    Is the vRS the petrol or diesel version (if...

    Is the vRS the petrol or diesel version (if diesel was an option in that model, that year)?

    Any comments on a better exhaust for a 2.0TDi for a 2013 Scout?

    I am looking at replacing an...
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    Water in the spare wheel well

    Saw some other threads about water in the foot well, this is at the other end.

    Just had a service and the dealer advised there was water in the space around the spare wheel (Scout wagon with full...
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    A/c compressor

    Have a 2012 Scout, 2.0 TDi. Just told I need a new A/c compressor. One dealer advised $1500+ fitted, another said >$2000 not fitted. I just recovered.

    Saw online the compressor is just under...
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    New to the forum

    Hey, just joined the group. Have had a Skoda Scout for 3-4 years and enjoy it. Had a Subi Outback prior and i think the Scout is better. Now needs a couple of things done to it which is the reason...
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