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hi all we have just bought a treg and are still trying to work all the things out which is quite a list with all the goodies loaded into it . the first thing is the phone i presume it is bluetooth but dont know how to connect it to each other . and the second thing is whilst fitting a tow bar i noticed it does not have a jack .does anyone know where i can get one from ? and the last question is how are you supposed to blow up the spare tyre ! i will appreciate all the help you can give me on these i suppose minor details but i just cannot make head nor tail of it at the moment
 

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Hi Matt & Paula,

Can't help re the phone as I haven't got that fitted but you should have a jack under the boot lid along with a compressor which is located to the left of the spare wheel.

So I guess if you have bought private/secondhand then the previous owner must have kept them??

If you have bought from a trader then get back on and insist that they replace them as they have an obligation and technically the car is not fit for purpose without one in my opinion.

Failing the above I guess it 's VW parts if you want originals.

Good luck

Tom
 

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as tadpole writes when you open up the cover fin the floor to the right of the Spare wheel should be a black formed tray with tools in it like a spanner etc and under that lives the jack...
 

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...and there should also be a compressor by the spare wheel which is pretty powerful and blows up spare tyre in a couple of minutes. It has crocodile clips though which attach under the bonnet on the passenger side to the red/black prongs.

Its an impressive bit of engineering, and when finished with it you just unscrew the valve (BEWARE - it can act like a cork and fly several yards away), then as the air rushes out the tyre deflates and folds itself up again - fabulous !!

Don't bother getting a Halford cheapo air compressor - mine burnt out / gave up after about 10 mins when I was being lazy one day. Not the VW supplied one though.
 

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As a newbie,I,too,have been looking at what would happen if I had a flat.
Although not q really old geezer,advancing years has bought on arthritis in all my joints .Up to a year or two ago changing wheels was a doddle,but now lifting weights and gripping(apart from the odd G&T) is painful.
So my question is,are those tyre inflator cans with the goo inside any good as a get you home/ to the tyre depot quickfix?
If not,could I use my newly discovered(thanks to you guys) Vw Assist facility?
 

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Nimrod said:
As a newbie,I,too,have been looking at what would happen if I had a flat.
Although not q really old geezer,advancing years has bought on arthritis in all my joints .Up to a year or two ago changing wheels was a doddle,but now lifting weights and gripping(apart from the odd G&T) is painful.
So my question is,are those tyre inflator cans with the goo inside any good as a get you home/ to the tyre depot quickfix?
If not,could I use my newly discovered(thanks to you guys) Vw Assist facility?
Yep - useful when you wear a suit and need to change a wheel to...

(this is a rare occasion for me maybe once every 3 or 4 years......wearing a suit that is..)
 

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Hey nimrod, not sure on the goop....

Never tried it in a car, tried it on a mountain bike, and it was whack, couldn't stop a pig in an alley way.

Just gve your freindly VW assist guys a call, service from them has been exceptional when we've needed them, (nothing major, flat battery x2) they follow up with calls to tell you what is going on, and give accurate ETA times... (never more than 2 hours) But if you find it physically difficult to change a wheel, why not....
 

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yes defo they will change the wheel as HFG etal have all stated VW ASSIT is the Tregs saving grave if something goes wrong on it they are wonderful i will be extending the cover on mine once it runs out at 3 years..have had AA/RAC in the past (and now i have green flag for when towing on top) even though AA used to run VW aSSIT and now it is RAC that division is far far better
 

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Goo works great in lawn mower tyres, can't say about Tregs though!!
 

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dorset_treg said:
Goo works great in lawn mower tyres, can't say about Tregs though!!
trouble is if you use goo in the tyres it means new tyre, even if it was only a screw etc that could be plugged i.e a ?13 repair....

my lawns not large enough for a tractor lawn mower....
 
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So ur on the road you get a flat tyre and break out the spare once fitted you get the other wheeel in the vehicle and guess what ? it dont fit back in the well where the spare came from ,Sorry but that really got my goat so to say :x when full of luggage on the way too Scotland. Anyway no the phone is not bluetooth and the other way of blowing up tyres if you have air suspension is a air line adapter under the back n/s seat and a coupling point at the front of the drivers seat base behind a black rubber grommet mainly though the compressors supplied have been kept or borrowed as they are excellent and the jack should be under the rear boot floor area incased in the back foam to the right hand side hope this helps
 
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