2007 Audi A3 Power Train Automatic Transmission Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2007 Audi A3 Power Train Automatic Transmission Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID730508
 Internal NHTSA #10276420
 Model Year2007
 File date10/07/09
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI have an '07 audi a3 2. 0tdi sportback wtih the dsg transmission. I don't know if i am qualified to fill up this form since my car is overseas (in the philippines). I just want to share my troubles with my audi's dsg transmission. When i had about 18,000km in the clock, my dsg started to make some grinding noise and difficulty in shifting gears. I brought it to my garage to have my dsg inspected. The mechanics found out that the circlip holding the clutch pack of the dsg flew off. The fix was done by replacing the circlip of the clutch pack. The car then went fine. Fastforward to 2 nights ago (july 10th or about only 1,500km later), my dsg's instrument cluster started showing my the "flash of death" wherein the "prnd" lights kept on flashing accompanied by difficulty in changing gears! I am experiencing sudden lurching on first gear and the reverse gear totally doesnt engage anymore!!! I have my own diagnostic tool (vag-com fromross-tech) and it tells me this "pressure control valve 2 (n216): open or short to plus". I have done extensive research and my mechanics/garage and i have come to a conclusion that the problem is a failed mechatronics module on my audi's dsg transmission.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure19800
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateQUEZON CITY, 00
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase01/12/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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