Thread: DSG on red ATF
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Old September 17th, 2014, 08:00   #7
jaymzaugust
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Originally Posted by oilhammer View Post
No it isn't. DSG ATF tt is light amber, looks like motor oil, always has. It has a distinct smell, somewhat pleasant actually.
This is why it is so important to verify the correct ATF, since VAG uses so many different transmissions and different fluids. And this is also why I hate it when people say "Tiptronic" since that means nothing.
Oh great... well whatever it was I drained out of my 2009 at 80,000 miles was red. I wiped the filter housing out with white paper towels, definitely red fluid. The 40k service was performed by the dealer. I wonder what sort of koolaid they filled it with. Sorry for the misinformation, I'll go back and edit my original post.
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