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Offline Peter_S

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Re: Car Net
« Reply #10 on: 07 March 2019, 19:51 »
kmpowell & others, thanks for sharing all this with us.

I'm learning a lot about Car-Net and, how to find out the year of your model!  Brilliant.

I had Car-Net installed by a dealer on my MY16 (oh dear) a couple of years ago now so I've not got the Security & Service functionality.

I love the news function and the weather is very accurate - and nice to see if its raining at the place you're driving to :-)

I also find sending Nav destinations from home to the car useful - saves time plugging them in when you get in the car. 
We're house hunting at the moment so its good for that when you're going to view a property.

Peter_S
MY16 5-door Carbon Grey DSG PP DCC Michelin PS4s (Jan 2019) on 19” Santiagos Discover Media (Gen 2) Car-Net App-Connect (Apple CarPlay)

Offline Deano07

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Re: Car Net
« Reply #11 on: 07 March 2019, 22:38 »
Cheers for all the info lads. I.ll have a look tomorrow
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Offline Mutley75

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Re: Car Net
« Reply #12 on: 08 March 2019, 23:54 »
I registered but says l need WLAN????

Wireless Local Area Network. Just setup a hotspot on your mobile and connect the car to that and you’re away.

Interestingly my dealer told me they no longer bother with Car-Net and only really push it for used car buyers which seems rather odd. I registered it anyway and appear to have three years free subscription. I’ll have a play with it over the weekend. And the Car-Net ;-)
Golf GTi Performance Edition (2019), 5dr, DSG in Issac Blue with rear camera, keyless entry, Dynaudio, Brescia alloys & Dynamic LED headlights.


Offline kmpowell

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Re: Car Net
« Reply #13 on: 11 March 2019, 09:37 »
Whereabouts is the SIM card located?
For MY19> it's an eSIM, not a SIM.

VW won't (I think they simply can't) confirm to me where it is embedded, but from my research so far it's either in the Discover headunit, or up in the cluster by the SOS button.
2019 GTI Performance, 5DR, DSG - Isaac Blue, Leather, Pan Roof, 19" Brescias, DCC, Dynaudio, Rear Camera, Keyless, Electric Memory Driver Seat.