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Volkswagen dual clutch transmission and direct shift gearbox: What you need to know

Most of the drivers who own a Volkswagen car or truck with a Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) will not know they have a dual-clutch transmission connected to the engine. Most of them will think they have an automatic that gets excellent gas mileage. It is not until a transmission component fails or a service interval

TransTec introduces axle seal kits for Volkswagen units

TransTec has introduced a new axle seal kit for a wide variety of vehicles and transmissions made by the Volkswagen Group (VAG). The kit includes input shaft seals, end cap, axle seals and axle flange o-rings for a variety of DQ200/0AM units. Vehicle coverage is as follows:

The Direct Shift Gearbox Part 2

Housed inside the six-speed direct-shift gearbox (DSG) is a Mechatronics assembly consisting of a control module, valve body and solenoids (see figures 1 and 2). It is the control center that shifts this manual gearbox automatically by turning on and off two separate clutch drums called the K1 and K2 clutches.