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Hi everyone,
We got our Atlas in November, we've had some issues so far but if we can manage to keep it out of the shop for a whole month I think I'm really going to like it!
If anyone has had similar issues I'd really like to hear that I'm not alone with a lemon;
1. Range on the remote start sucks! Dealer thought it was the battery in the FOB but even with a new battery I can only get it to start within range of 7 empty parking stalls.
2.infotainment got stuck on a radio channel, I couldn't switch channels or bands, couldn't even change the page on my presets - only happened once so I couldn't get it looked at.
3. 'Bad cell' in the battery resulted in check engine light, no remote start capability and a 'start stop error'
4. Start stop error returned (and again i lost my remote start) the day after the dealership "fixed" it, no check engine light this time but I lost cabin heat on the ride home (and it was -27C today)
...And I'm only at 1300km (not even 1000 miles).
Does any one have any reassurance for me or suggestions on what i should do regarding all the issues I've had in 5 weeks?
 

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We got our new 2018 Highline Atlas 3.6 Dec 29 and I had to take it back in 2 days later. It was also quite cold and I had the same problem that you had in point #3 & 4. Start/Stop was inoperative, Check Engine light on and remote starter not working. Not very happy when it was only a few days old. VW Canada says they are looking into the issue and not to use the Block Heater until further notice. It only has about 200 km's on it...
 

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Sadly this will have a lot of people shaking their head and saying "i knew it" on the fact this is living up to what general expectations of German cars are like.

Hence why I advocate for finding a good dealer, often they can help or hinder experience.
 
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