Touareg stuck after electronics got wet...

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Touareg stuck after electronics got wet...

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Apparently the owner's son tried the vehicle's off-road abilities. Seems the electronic module/ can-bus got wet, causing malfunction. Then the tide came in, and he had to wait till low tide to be able to tow it out.
(Struisbaai Plaat beach).
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What kind of 4x4 packs up just because it gets a bit wet?
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This has been covered with pics and video in the "Saltwater fishing" fb pages , they were full of brandy and doing donuts on the beach , serves him right ! :) in a phone interview he states they could'nt call for help " cos I lost my phone and my buddy who I don't want to name had a flat battery" lol :)
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Post by eben »

Saw a similar article with a Jeep in Swakopmund doing the rounds on social media recently.
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He is lucky it never got washed out to sea. I have seen a Toyota Hilux washed out to sea and washed back up 2 days later.
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Not even the sea wanted the Toyota! !
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