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Old 05-08-2012, 12:56 PM   #1101
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Most of my transmission issues have resolved themselves during the break-in process. I've only got 1200 miles or so on my Titanium and it's beginning to shift very smoothly with the exception of the doggy-ness coming off a turn every once in a while. Before noticing your post I had attributed it to me having MAX AC on at the time. Reverse has taken a little longer to break in. It's getting smoother, but at first it was like barely tap the gas and you had whiplash coming out of a parking space (God forbid if a pedestrian was near you). All I'm saying is that I had many of the problems other people posted about their transmissions at first but it's getting better with age.

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I back into my spot at work, so I use reverse 3 times a day. At first it was herky-jerky but smoothed out over about 2 weeks. Now it is like silk and I can crawl in reverse with no jerkiness.
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Old 05-08-2012, 01:14 PM   #1102
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I'm beginning to wonder if traction control isn't what causes the doggy-ness coming out of a sharp turn. Traction control may be limiting the throttle? Once the car straightens out the acceleration will continue. There's a particular street/intersection that it usually happens for me, I may turn it off and see if that eliminates the problem if I can remember to do so lol.

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Old 05-09-2012, 08:11 AM   #1103
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Mine is currently in the shop for multiple issues this being one.


Everytime people see that my car is in the shop they cant believe that a brand new car has already been 4 times and they drive cars that are 4 plus years old and have never taken it for anything
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #1104
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Today they performed

12B37B Reprogram PCM TCM as per FSA 12B37

It was for all my vibration/shuddering issues.

SOOOOO much better no vibrations at all and acceleration is way better.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #1105
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Today they performed

12B37B Reprogram PCM TCM as per FSA 12B37

It was for all my vibration/shuddering issues.

SOOOOO much better no vibrations at all and acceleration is way better.

Only strange thing was my mileage was the EXACT same from when I dropped off so they didn't test drive at all and aren't they supposed to do a drive cycle?
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:45 PM   #1106
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We are getting our update this Friday. I really have no issues with the car at all other than the chatter/grind in low gear shifts. It really is smooth and is exactly what I expected from the DCT. We are still under 300 miles (stopped driving it when I learned of the new FSA) so maybe the gear noise will go away with miles and/or with the FSA update. Fingers crossed and I will report back with our results.

Honestly, the car is quite nice and performs well. I have no "shuddering" and no problems really. It performs well. I just want the "noisey" shift gone so I don't feel like I am ruining anything.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:49 PM   #1107
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I just had mine done this afternoon.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:57 PM   #1108
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Just got back from the dealership. Programming seems alright so far. I'll have to do some more test driving before I report back.
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:20 PM   #1109
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Today they performed

12B37B Reprogram PCM TCM as per FSA 12B37

It was for all my vibration/shuddering issues.

SOOOOO much better no vibrations at all and acceleration is way better.

Only strange thing was my mileage was the EXACT same from when I dropped off so they didn't test drive at all and aren't they supposed to do a drive cycle?
Great feedback ...sounds like it will be a good update to get.

I would strongly suggest performing the Drive Cycle yourself to help ensure the DCT will keep performing well for you. They should of done it but sounds like they skipped this very important step.
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:20 PM   #1110
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I dropped off mine to have the update done this morning and just picked it up about 30 min ago. I Didn't really get to drive it much since I work 2 miles from the dealership. I will have to take it out for an extended drive when I get off work this evening.
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