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Dieselgate

Can’t wait to see, what solution they come up with, in solving this. Will they, just limit engine to limit emissions, or will they automagically do something technical that will improve emissions.

Yet another blow to DSG7 gearboxes…

Volkswagen Australia is recalling DSG7 (DQ200) gearboxes, this time, it’s the oil that is thought to be the cause of some problems with this gearbox. http://volkswagenaustralia.com.au/internationalrecalls/ I wonder what will VW in Europe, or at least Denmark do. My car is soon to reach 60.000 km service mark. Will they change oil as precaution or just […]

Got a phone call yesterday…

Yesterday, I got a phone call from the “Appeals board for cars” (in Danish, “Ankenævn for biler”) but was unable to take the phone. This is the board where I exactly one year ago today, placed a complaint on problems with my car. Will try to get in touch with them today, and see what […]

Audi A1: help, save my Audi!

Audi Germany, offers extended warranty to an owner of an Audi A1, with S-tronic. S-tronic is Audi term for the same gearbox that Volkswagen calls DSG7. “Annoyance of the week”   Mr. Hennecke: My Audi A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI S-tronic factory apparently wrong Software to obtain control of engine and transmission. Before my dealer the mistake he […]

VW in China recalls imported cars as well

Some more news from China, about DSG7 (DQ200) gearboxes. VW in China is issuing recall on imported cars as well. That is, VW cars with DSG7, not manufactured in China. Which was the fundamental excuse for Volkswagen’s claim for not recognising the same problem in the rest of the world. Even thou symptoms and problems are […]

VW Denmark is not budging in DSG7 problems

In the last few months, some major media, here in Denmark, reported on DSG7 problems, and had interviews with PR-reps from VW Denmark. VW Denmark is not budging in DSG7 problems. Journalists were mostly asking same questions, and getting the same answers. Or, perhaps VW Denmark only answered on selected questions. But, common theme in the articles […]

Comparing the components…

So I got a hold of a component ID’s from a Golf 2013 model, and compared it to my car logs from 08/2011. My VW Touran 1.6TDI DSG7 2011 Styreenhed 02: Automatik Forklaringsfil: NEZAM-300-04x.clb Styreenhedsnr. SW: 0AM 300 049 K HW: 0AM 927 769 D Komponent : GSG DSG AG7 411 2101 Revision: 00041014 Serienummer: […]