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Dsg holding gears longer

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Sayam, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Sayam

    Sayam Well-Known Member

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    Hi, maybe I'm being worried for nothing but my dsg box seems to be holding gears longer and at idle the car is revving as though it's a cold start in the morning.

    Any ideas??
     
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    Sounds like you've got it in 'S'.
     
  4. jphc

    jphc RS6 Dreamin'

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    Mine does this when its really cold. Also, even more juddery when moving off from standstill start than usual. Once up to temp everything is back to its glorious self. I imagine it takes a while for the fluids in the gearbox to warm up and thin out.
     
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    My lasses old a3 used to judder and hold gears too long, I just reset the dsg with vag com and it work a treat after that.

    Cheers Dan
     
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  7. Sayam

    Sayam Well-Known Member

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    Think I need that reset done although I think it may have been holding gears longer to heat DPF up and do a regen? I drove on motorway afterwards and it's been spot on since then...
     
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    s3_trev Northern Ireland
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    How did you find the "Defined Test Drive"? Sounds like a right pain.
     
  10. dandav1985

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    It was a bit of a pain in the backside, I'd recommend having someone to help. My lass helped lol on and a good bit of clear road.

    cheers Dan
     

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