What is a DSG mechatronic unit?
A mechatronic unit is the control centre of the gearbox. It is found in the gearbox where we have the direct-shift gear oil (DSG). Its task is to manage the torque converter and the clutch pad of the gearbox via the transmission fluid under specific pressure. It is capable of performing shift operations in a second.
How do you diagnose a bad mechatronic?
Symptoms of a failing Mechatronics Unit:
- surging in drive.
- surging in reverse.
- lurching off the line from a stop.
- harsh 2 to 1 downshifts.
- PRNDS “flash of death”
How much does it cost to replace mechatronics?
In cases where vehicle owners have to pay for new mechatronic units, cost can range from around $5000, to as much as $10 000 or sometimes even more, depending on the vehicle make and model, not including installation.
How long does it take to replace a mechatronic?
How long does it takes to repair the mechatronics unit? Removing, Repairing, Testing and Fitting the mechatronics unit will take 14 – 21 working days.
How long will a DSG gearbox last?
If you’re after an automatic gearbox, don’t let relatively uncommon faults put you off – a DSG is usually one of the smoother and more efficient types of gearbox, and most survive for at least 100,000 miles if not more.
What causes VW Mechatronic failure?
Solenoid failure is very common on the VW DSG, Audi S-Tronic 7 Speed Mechatronic units. This is one of the most common issues we see at Eco Torque and failures can be caused by contamination in the oil from component breakdown, as well as internal electrical faults.
How do you calibrate a DSG transmission?
- Put the key in the ignition and turn on – Do not start the car.
- Hold down the accelerator pedal fully for at least 10 seconds (many suggest 20 seconds). You will feel a little click under your foot at you push down the pedal fully.
- Release the pedal – turn the key in the ignition.
How to order a VW Audi DSG mechatronic?
Fill in and submit this test form. Print the booking confirmation email. Package the VW Audi DSG mechatronic inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box). Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).
What are the two clutch packs in a DSG transmission?
The two clutch packs are designated as K1 and K2. The clutches in most DSG transmissions are a ‘wet clutch’ design, which means that the plates and friction rings are lubricated and cooled with transmission fluid, actuated via hydraulic pressure generated by a mechanical oil pump, and applied by the Transmission Control Unit (TCU).
How do I get my DSG gearbox rebuilt?
Choose your part number or select your vehicle above, choose your part number and click ‘Get Yours Rebuilt’ Print the payment/booking confirmation email. Package the VW Audi DSG mechatronic inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box).
How is the S-tronic mechatronic control unit tested?
Each S-Tronic mechatronic control unit is comprehensively tested on our bespoke Hardware In-the-Loop testing rigs under real-world loads and driving conditions both before and after the rebuild to ensure that the rebuilt unit will meet, even exceed, manufacturer specifications.