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Have any owners had any luck getting a digital US owners manual?
 

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Once you get a VIN number - take your pick, they're on the dealership pages - you can view the US version of the Owner's Manual.

If you wanted to download it, and you had a Mac, you could use a utility called Paparazzi (link) that amazingly still works to do so. You'd use the browser in Paparazzi to view the web-based manual, then view and download each section as a PDF. There are 28 sections - but the Acronyms section is blank so you'll wind up with 27. I'd recommend naming the sections beginning with the numerical order as you download them - like so: 5 Vehicle overviews // 6 Driver Information // 7 Safety....

Edit/addendum Upon further review, it looks like in Safari under the File menu, there's a "Export as PDF" option. Much easier than Paparazzi, and it looks like this might fix my link issue below. And it appears it might be smaller to boot. Huh.

Further addendum Using the "Export as PDF" option in Safari creates some odd page breaks. Your mileage/kWh may vary.

You could then use the PDF editor of your choice (Preview works, so does PDF Pen Pro (link) from Smile on my Mac, my preference) to crop the pages and get rid of the edge material that you don't need. You can then combine all of the sections into one doc if you want, or leave them as separate sections.

Unfortunately, the downside here is that your manual will be full of links that are broken. I'm still working on just removing the links to stop the madness of accidental clicking and opening. It's searchable by keyword, but there's no real index. There might be identifying info buried in there somewhere. It'll take you between 2 and 3 hours to get it done. You'll wind up with a 45MB or so file.

It'd be so much better if VW would just produce a dang PDF.
 

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I was able to use my ID.4 VIN and see an online version of the Owner's manual now, didn't work last week when I tried.

 
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