Tag: Transmission

Feb 14, 2017
Valve Body failure

One of the most common problems we see with the DSG 6-speed transmission is failure of the valve body. The symptoms of such failure, like jerking and uneven drive, are usually disregarded by the users and lead to more severe consequences. The valve body is responsible for engaging and disengaging the clutches. In a dual-clutch […]

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Feb 09, 2017
Transmission Control Unit failure

The Transmission Control Unit (TCU) is one of the most common problems that we usually deal with. This module is essentially the brain of the gearbox, and it makes all the decisions about changing the gears based on all the information it gathers. When TCU fails, it should light the fault indicator on your dashboard. […]

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Dec 31, 2016
Don’t run on neutral when driving downhill

When you put your gears in neutral when driving downhill, you are taking away from yourself the ability to control the car completely. You still have the capacity to use your brakes without any problems, but you cannot increase the speed instantly. And sometimes you may need some immediate acceleration. Another advantage of keeping it […]

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