Originally Posted by Dr. Woo
VW drastically increased the warranty coverage on their DSGs, even though their failure rate wasn't nearly as high as Ford's DCT seems to have. I wonder if that'll be the next step in the coming months since I'm sure less than half a percent of DCTs sold are already out of warranty.
Are you sure is not the fuel pump instead of the DSG ? Because HPFP failures have been the ones who "scared" me in long term and made me change for a Focus. To pay (after 36K miles) 10K $ to rebuilt your whole engine, THAT'S SCARRY. Not the fact that MFT resets itself from time to time or the DCT shudders the first 5000 miles.
P.S. The DSG, being a "wet" dual-clutch transmission, needs "oil" change every 40k miles. Which is not cheap if you do it at the dealer shop (arround 600 $). The one in the Focus, the DCT, does not need this "oil" change at all (unless defective).
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