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Old 07-05-2012, 08:21 PM   #1303
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Originally Posted by Dylan1970 View Post
What do you mean drive the transmission....is there something I'm not doing? Would you suggest that I hit the gas harder when I start from a dead stop.....maybe I'm being to gentle. Don't get me wrong the car has good acceleration and once it gets past the initial shift or two it's a thrill to drive. Highway driving is awesome, stop and go city traffic isn't very friendly to a DCT.
No, I mean that I had to drive the transmission because it was acting retarded and didn't want to shift at (what I deemed) appropriate times. That slowly but surely went away as I put it into more and different driving conditions.

I ran mine through every different scenario I could think of- light pedal, hard pedal, D, S, S+, low rpm shifts, redline shifts...

That was (generally) the advise of the DCT owners who were having positive results at the time and I found that, at least for me, it also worked.
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