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Old 08-12-2018, 07:20 AM   #741
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And the fluid doesn't have to be changed until 120K (miles)...unless severe duty...Im going to keep an eye on my mileage and before the extended warranty is up get the DCT checked over thoroughly
Just me...knowing the trans issues, Id change the ATF well under 120K.
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Old 08-12-2018, 07:30 AM   #742
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Forgot that the hatch lock and driver's side mirror failed as well. I'm just glad I got the warranty, and it doesn't take away from how much I love driving that car.
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Old 08-12-2018, 07:39 AM   #743
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Agree. The 5spd is a blast to drive. I still love taking it on a few twisting backroads now and then.
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Old 08-12-2018, 04:36 PM   #744
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Just me...knowing the trans issues, Id change the ATF well under 120K.
Won't matter. Dry clutches, also software/TCM is mostly the issue.
Also they don't run ATF, same stuff as our MTX-75. Can't remember what it's called, like $22 a quart.
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Old 08-12-2018, 05:04 PM   #745
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Just me...knowing the trans issues, Id change the ATF well under 120K.
I just dont want to change it, and then have the tranny taken apart to update clutches or anything else
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Won't matter. Dry clutches, also software/TCM is mostly the issue.
Also they don't run ATF, same stuff as our MTX-75. Can't remember what it's called, like $22 a quart.
The DCT holds very little fluid internally, less then 2 litres
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I just dont want to change it, and then have the tranny taken apart to update clutches or anything else
The clutch pack is external to the transmission, same as it is on a Manual transmission. Changing the fluid internally has no effect on the clutch unless there was a shaft oil seal leak inside the joint from the transmission and clutch pack.
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I'm nearing 80,000 miles.
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How many miles on your mk3?

2013 Titanium Hatch w/ 33k miles. Ive already had a clutch replacement & TCM module break down & replaced, so can I trust this car for the next several years? I think I can, but it does worry me. Im keeping an eye on the 2018 prices.


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