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Old 05-06-2012, 06:13 PM   #1081
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I just checked Etis, and the following is shown for my car:

12S29 - PASSENGER SIDE WIPER MOTOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INSPECTION AND REPAIR
12B37 - , AND THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE


After reading the last couple of pages in this thread, I'm still confused as to what the latter does for the transmission, can someone clarify? I still have little faith in the transmission in my car, and at the moment, am not sure it will hold up. Still seems VERY "wonky" .
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:04 PM   #1082
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Update

I've had my update done on my car for about 2 months (or 2000) miles and I couldn't be more happy. This is the first car that I've owned that wasn't a stick. Since the DCT tranny is really an automated manual transmission, I think some of the quirks can be related to that fact (not trying to discount some folks' problems on this site however). In any case, I hope everyone finds a resolution to their problems if applicable.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:25 PM   #1083
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I've had my update done on my car for about 2 months (or 2000) miles and I couldn't be more happy. This is the first car that I've owned that wasn't a stick. Since the DCT tranny is really an automated manual transmission, I think some of the quirks can be related to that fact (not trying to discount some folks' problems on this site however). In any case, I hope everyone finds a resolution to their problems if applicable.
If the update you had was 2 months ago it wasn't the latest update and your car would almost certainly be part of the recall. Check into it, as I understand it, if you do NOT get the new (5/3/2012) update within some short time span they may nullify your warranty.


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Old 05-06-2012, 07:52 PM   #1084
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Wow thanks for the info. I did not realize there is a recall for the transmission? I heard of the recall for the wipers. Any news of what tje problem is?
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:56 PM   #1085
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Wow thanks for the info. I did not realize there is a recall for the transmission? I heard of the recall for the wipers. Any news of what tje problem is?
Strictly speaking there has not been a recall notice, but rather a Field Service action described as focused upon the abs module programming for cars built on or prior to 3/28/12, but its been reported that it actually touches on the powertrain calibration, the tcm calibration, and the ABS module calibration.

Technically a Field Service Action is supposed to function similarly to a recall but without being mandated or required by the government.
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Old 05-06-2012, 08:00 PM   #1086
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Wow thanks for the info. I did not realize there is a recall for the transmission? I heard of the recall for the wipers. Any news of what tje problem is?
You may have more than one TSB or FSA -- you need to check.

The 12B37 update includes reprogramming of the PCM, TCM and ABS modules and appears to be aimed at addressing issues with the DCT transmission. There is early word that it appears to be a good improvement...


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Old 05-06-2012, 08:08 PM   #1087
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We only have 500 kms on our 12/4/12 build so far but the DCT is very impressive.
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:12 AM   #1088
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At my local dealer now getting the trans looked at. The other day, after coming to a stop, when the trans went to shift from 1st to 2nd it acted as if the clutch was re-engaged or it was put in neutral and it revved up to 5k or so, then finally shifted. Felt like it went into third, but didn't verify. As soon as this happened it threw a check engine light (P286F, Clutch "A" Performance Disengagement Too Slow I believe). After that happened the car was almost undriveable, was continuously over-revving when shifting and would not go into "S". This continued until the code was cleared. Unfortunately the dealer had no one available to look at the transmission on Saturday so my car had to sit for the weekend. Prior to this the only symptoms I had seen was the "shudder" in reverse. My build date is June 2011, so I've definitely got one of the older builds on here.

They are doing the update (maybe more) now and hopefully i'll have some good news to report back.
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:55 AM   #1089
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Just talked to my dealership about the TSB and FSA's that I have on my June '11 build Ti (18,000miles) and he said it was no problem and set up the appointment to have the updates applied without question or explanation of why I wanted to do them. I'm very happy with the customer service so far and hopefully we'll see how it affects drivability once it's complete.

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Old 05-07-2012, 12:28 PM   #1090
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