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Old November 21st, 2019, 05:32   #8
JM Popaleetus
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Originally Posted by Chiroman View Post
But it gets better. At the bottom of the data sheet is says (among other things):

"BG Universal Synthetic ATF (BG312) is not recommended for use in the following applications: Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs), Dual Clutch Transmissions (DCT), Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG)"...
Case closed. The dealer owes a new DSG refill.

Dealer upsells without asking has to be the biggest pet peeve of mine. Once had a dealer use some BG additive and change a few filters without asking an ex of mine during an oil change. Told them point blank that we weren’t paying for them. After some hesitation, and suggesting they get my old filters out of the trash, they relented.
2015 VW Golf TDI SEL
(DSG, LP and DAP, MIB2 Retrofit, Tornado Red/Titan Black)
2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD Classic (Duramax LBZ, SLT, Extended Cab)
2013 VW Passat TDI SEL Premium Buyback
2010 VW Jetta TDI Buyback
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