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Recalibration after tyre fittinng.

I have been told by the dealer that after fitting new tyres to my 2016 Tourareg (same brand, tread pattern etc) that I must have the computers and cameras recalibrated at a cost of $400. Is this necessary or part of the dealers add ons. Have never needed it previously with other makes with similar equipment levels. Appreciate advice
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Not needed at all. The dealer is taking you for a ride.

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I second the comment above this. Have them fit the tires. Make sure you test it on the highway at the controversial 75MPH or so to be sure they balanced/mounted them correctly and there is no steering wheel shake.


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