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Thread: 1.5 TSI Engine not restarting from coasting mode.

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    1.5 TSI Engine not restarting from coasting mode.

    I have a situation with my car (2018 Golf Sat Nav 1.5 TSI, DSG along with a number of colleagues who have the same car. That when in the coasting mode the engine doesn't restart when the acceleration is pushed demanding that car is restarted manually - impossible to do on the motorway!
    Car has been off the road for nearly a month after near major accident on the M5 ( colleagues car has been off the road for longer ) VW admits there's an issue with the software and are awaiting a patch for the software.

    Been told that it's safe to drive but not to use the eco function, told them they can keep it until they sort it out as it's a critical safety issue in my book. 6 cars in our fleet have all had the same issue.

    If it was a private car I would of rejected it, VW have provided a hire car at their cost which I will keep until they can remap the software.
    Advice from the dealer is not to use the eco function !
    Any one else having issues?

    Should VW be recalling?

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    First posts normally go in introductions else you could get a free fix and we never see you again!!!

    Your car spec says 0, only what I've added from your posts.

    Its under warranty keep purging VW to get the software updates.
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