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Old 08-21-2019, 01:39 PM   #1
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Transmission suddenly sluggish, is it failing?

I have the standard DCT I think itís called. On my second transmission and has been doing just fine. All of a sudden today itís sluggish and rough shifting. Put it into drive it takes about 2 to 3 seconds for drive to engage. Shifting is about the same, stalls and shifts rough.

No idea where this came from. Literally just started doing this. The only others funny thing I will mention is right before this started I got into my car and accidentally bumped the signal light column. The dash made this weird beeping noise Iíve never ever heard before. Thought nothing much of that. But then it starts this terrible shifting and slow to engage.

What the hell? Is this one about to die now too? What could be going on?


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Old 08-21-2019, 05:16 PM   #2
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Sounds like the TCM. Mine did that too, about 8 days after I got it. (In February) I got it taken care of under warranty. For most years, it should be covered.
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