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Old 10-24-2012, 08:52 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by sogosu View Post
I'm seriously disappointed to hear this and I can't believe it was designed this way. There's no predictability and I feel it's borderline unsafe.

I'm going to see what the tech says at my service appointment next week but I'm not going to hold my breath.
I wouldn't call it unpredictable if you know that it's going to happen; it's annoying, but much better than a delay in the same gears downshifting.

Anyway, I have the same issue after getting my clutch replaced. After some testing I found an interesting thing - after you shift from 2->3, then immediately shift back down to 2 then back up to 3, there is no delay.

I'm hoping that breaking in the clutches will alleviate the problem.
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