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PFL 3rd gear jolt

voolooz Sep 1, 2018

  1. voolooz

    voolooz New Member

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    When accelerating hard through the gears in dynamic mode it sometimes jolts hard when shifting into 3rd gear. Is this normal?
    Ps APR stage 1 tuned
     
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  3. D0C

    D0C Well-Known Member Team Nardo Team Panther Audi RS3 TTRS

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    No, doesn't sound normal. Mine is stage 1 and smooth as silk.
     
  4. RedS3Reilly

    RedS3Reilly Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter

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    Yes mine does it too, only on launch, it seems to slam really hard into 3rd
    Only since it’s been mapped, I put it down to the extra torque, I’ve got mrc stg1 on mine 654nm
     
  5. mz21

    mz21 Member

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    I feel jolty gearchanges in 1st, 2nd and 3th gears when accelerating fast, start and stop situations in traffic are painful because I hear and feel clunks all the time, when off throttle and then on throttle again I have to be very smooth with it otherwise it seems the gearbox will destroy itself, feels terrible, the Golf R was nothing like this.

    This gearbox is starting to annoy me to the point that I'm not enjoying the car as much.
     
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  6. RedS3Reilly

    RedS3Reilly Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter

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    Check there’s not a mount loose or broke, it shouldn’t be as bed as your saying unless somethings not quite right, can also get a dogbone Mount which helps
     
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  7. mz21

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    Ok thank you, will tell that to the Audi dealer. It seems like the gearbox is moving too much and maybe that could be the problem.
     
  8. mz21

    mz21 Member

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    My dealer just called me saying there is a gearbox software upgrade from July 2018, I thought this may interest.
     

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