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Does Audi use the RFID to ID the car coming into svc? Pretty sure that's what MB does. There's a small sticker on the back of the mirror, must get scanned as you enter the svc drive. Porter/greeter id's you by name as you're getting out of the car.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:42 AM
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Does Audi use the RFID to ID the car coming into svc? Pretty sure that's what MB does. There's a small sticker on the back of the mirror, must get scanned as you enter the svc drive. Porter/greeter id's you by name as you're getting out of the car.
Not sure about that. But, my familiarity with the crew there is more because I can't apparently stay away from the dealership.
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At what point does Fahrenheit drop below Celsius?

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When it's beyond stupid cold.


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Yeah... I know...
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Originally Posted by 00TL-P3.2 View Post
Does Audi use the RFID to ID the car coming into svc? Pretty sure that's what MB does. There's a small sticker on the back of the mirror, must get scanned as you enter the svc drive. Porter/greeter id's you by name as you're getting out of the car.
I haven't experienced this currently with Audi, or in the past (granted 4 yrs ago) with MB. The porter asks if I have an appt, signs in the car and then my SA inspects the vehicle and takes pictures at every angle with a tablet before writing up the RO..
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My MB dealer has large monitors hung from the ceiling on the svc drive, listing the appts for the day.
When you pull in, it pops up with something like "Welcome: _____" & they greet you by name.
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My MB dealer has large monitors hung from the ceiling on the svc drive, listing the appts for the day.
When you pull in, it pops up with something like "Welcome: _____" & they greet you by name.
Holy.

Albeit, I think every dealer is different. Up here, one of the Lexus dealerships is apparently king for service...you get a free breakfast, car of your choice, and even get to have a spa treatment.




The BMW dealerships here are borderline incompetent. BUT, the service manager from my Infiniti recently went to one of the BMWs to run their service team and I expect he'll really change things up for one of them.
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Wow, definitely a perk for those Lexus owners.

I think the MB thing is pretty standard, I've seen it mentioned a few times on the MB forum I've only been to my dealer for service, so can't comment outside my sample size of 1. They did at least comply with my request to not get a CLA for a loaner the last 2 times (GLE & GLC instead).
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Wow. Had no idea service centres had gotten so upscale these days!

My VW dealer has an indoor bay for pick-up and drop-off. Which is nice.
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My local BMW dealers all have this scanning thing.. the moment you drive up to the service drive way, everything is filled out already on your paperwork.

It is meant to save time.... it does.. but somehow i still spent the same amount of time waiting......
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My local BMW dealers all have this scanning thing.. the moment you drive up to the service drive way, everything is filled out already on your paperwork.

It is meant to save time.... it does.. but somehow i still spent the same amount of time waiting......

Went to a Lexus dealership for a recall the other day... Drove up and same thing, scanned the VIN/License Plate, got the tire tread of every tire so that when I went up, they had all of it



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Waiters gonna wait

Been through that with a dealership, it takes a long time to write up a dozen or more cars.
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My MB dealer has large monitors hung from the ceiling on the svc drive, listing the appts for the day.
When you pull in, it pops up with something like "Welcome: _____" & they greet you by name.
Yep, my BMW dealer has the same setup.
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Looks Totaled! sorry for your loss


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Not the best image but you can see the length of that crack here...

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Looks Totaled! sorry for your loss
Yeah, almost traded it in.


Had to be talked out of it.
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Yeah, almost traded it in.


Had to be talked out of it.
you should have
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Old 02-18-2019, 06:03 PM
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you should have
Yeah, the thought of going into an RLX was really tempting. Like, more tempting than a Pagani sitting there with the doors open and the keys in the ignition for the taking.



But, I heard the back-order for the RLX is 234122 years. So, I decided to hold onto the S5.
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Yeah, the thought of going into an RLX was really tempting. Like, more tempting than a Pagani sitting there with the doors open and the keys in the ignition for the taking.

But, I heard the back-order for the RLX is 234122 years. So, I decided to hold onto the S5.
Some day you will regret not having the class-leading ground clearance of the RLX.
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Some day you will regret not having the class-leading ground clearance of the RLX.
With all this snow here, I think a cross-over sedan may have been prudent. I'm so dum.
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With all this snow here, I think a cross-over sedan may have been prudent. I'm so dum.
You'll feel much different once spring arrives.
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You'll feel much different once spring arrives.
Yeah, for sure...the regret will be even greater when that RLX does laps around me.
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Yumcha... C'mon man! You waited six months to get your car... You out waited Saintor, does he still have his, or is he still waiting?
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Yeah, for sure...the regret will be even greater when that RLX does laps around me.
It is the same for all of us... just in difference circumstances...

My average speed in my 6000 miles is 25 MPH.... which is actually higher than my average speed 90% of the time. But we get these cars for the other 10% time.
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Yumcha... C'mon man! You waited six months to get your car... You out waited Saintor, does he still have his, or is he still waiting?
We'll nevar know.
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We'll nevar know.
PRAISE THE LORD THAT WE DON'T KNOW AND HOPEFULLY NEVER EVER WILL!

I still cannot believe you guys kept him around for that long. It's a forum first for me.
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PRAISE THE LORD THAT WE DON'T KNOW AND HOPEFULLY NEVER EVER WILL!

I still cannot believe you guys kept him around for that long. It's a forum first for me.

I don't remember him. So I'm not sure why he's gone. Something about him being an ass, and Yummy abusing his god mod powers to ban him because he was jealous...


Ah... Whatever... Yummy is cool... Cool as Canaduh!
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Your not missing anything not remembering him. In fact you are probably ahead in life being able to say that.
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We'll nevar know.
Dont lie... we know you secretly cyber stalking him...
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Dont lie... we know you secretly cyber stalking him...
Why would I stalk a gwai-ro Frenchie?



I'm wacist, remember?

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who knows.. this is internet, Saintor might be a girl
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who knows.. this is internet, Saintor might be a girl
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who knows.. this is internet, Saintor might be a girl

negatory..

he acts like a bitch but he's not a girl
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although he does have a daughter
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Your not missing anything not remembering him. In fact you are probably ahead in life being able to say that.

Thanks, I'll ride that...
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Quick pick I snagged today as I was out and about running errands and etc. Got the winter wheels off yesterday and had the summer tires/rims put on...

Hoping no more snow storms...

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Watch you get a 3 feet dump of snow next weekend.
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Watch you get a 3 feet dump of snow next weekend.
Please no.
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Took it out late last night to fetch my sister from the airport. First time I really gave the car some gas on the open road with the summer wheels...goes kinda quick quickly.

Dynamic Mode is pretty nice. Again, no talent for photos but here's a quick pic I snagged while waiting for her at baggage claim.
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