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Old 10-30-2008, 07:40 AM   #22 (permalink)
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My TDI will take ages to warm up in the dead of the winter if I let it idle. In the TDI community, the accepted way to do it is to lightly drive right away and put a good electrical load on the engine (lights, rear window defroster, heated seats, etc.), so when you're idling at that first light of your commute you're still helping your engine warm up.
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