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Old 11-08-2012, 01:04 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by mr_cassandra View Post
Thanks Crystal, you did help me before but in the two weeks before I was due to go into the dealer, the weather here in new england turned much colder and the transmission shudder/hesitation problem was reduced by over 2/3 , making it what I WOULD call normal.

I would offer as food for thought: how could the shudder/hestitation possibly be normal if the advent of cold weather made it go away so much ?

If its normal it should continue.

Anyone else seeing any change in cold weather ?

ps I am a former vw gti owner and am very familiar with this type transmission.
Originally Posted by PratoN View Post
Me! And a few others on one of the gazillion DCT threads, if I do recall. Noises aren't as bad with the cold weather, but still an issue. I don't hear the acceleration rattle when I first start my car [on a cold morning] but in traffic on a hot summer day, they'd might as well call this car Whiplash.
Hey folks,

Now that weather is getting colder just about everywhere, I'll keep an eye on this thread (and the others) to see how many people's transmission noises disappear. Please reach out to me over PM if you have any other questions or concerns.


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