Gearbox (again)

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Gearbox (again)

Post by G30001 » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:16 pm

I an getting worried about my box as although smooth in most ways (first non manual so I think it is anyway) what worries me is when coming to a halt just after it stops there is a distinct jolt as it drops into 1st.

I know this is the first signs of a problem but I get nothing on scans with VCDS, is there any way I can get it officially detected?

Car had a gold warranty so just need it diagnosed and I can push to get it done!

Thanks
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by innercry666 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:03 pm

Take it to Audi and they can check the gearbox oil for glycol. The gearbox radiator fails and leaks coolant into the oil, contaminates the clutches and hence the jerky feel between 2 and 1. It's a common fault...
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by Madelvic » Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:58 pm

Steps to take are to get the gearbox oil changed by Audi and then get the DSG recalibrated

If it still jerks (as my old S4 did) it is a mechatronics fault and a very expensive part that I hope your warranty will cover. My repair was £5k

Chris Harris has the same fault, well documented, in his S4
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by G30001 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:38 pm

Madelvic wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:58 pm
Steps to take are to get the gearbox oil changed by Audi and then get the DSG recalibrated

If it still jerks (as my old S4 did) it is a mechatronics fault and a very expensive part that I hope your warranty will cover. My repair was £5k

Chris Harris has the same fault, well documented, in his S4
innercry666 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:03 pm
Take it to Audi and they can check the gearbox oil for glycol. The gearbox radiator fails and leaks coolant into the oil, contaminates the clutches and hence the jerky feel between 2 and 1. It's a common fault...
Thanks both.

I had the gearbox oil changed and supposedly recalibrate as soon as I bought it as a preventative measure.

Oil change in 2k so will get them to check for glycol in the oil then and hope for the best.

Warranty was set up to £10k per claim for that exact reason.
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by Madelvic » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:56 pm

And why I had an extended warranty util I sold my car :-)
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Golf GTi Mk 1, Mk 2, Mk 3, Mk 4, VR6,
Various SAAB Turbos
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by G30001 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:31 pm

Doesn't matter now it got nicked today!
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by Madelvic » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:07 am

Wow!
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Nissan GTR,
Lotus Elise 111R,
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Various SAAB Turbos
Peugeot 205 GTi,
RS2000

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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by Leonard Stanley » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:11 pm

G30001 wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:31 pm
Doesn't matter now it got nicked today!
<beep>. Where from?
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by G30001 » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:31 pm

Beckenham, mates dad had one go in Romford be vigilant
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Re: Gearbox (again)

Post by Brooner » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:46 am

Sorry to hear this

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