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by JelloShot
Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: humming sound when engaging in first gear.
Replies: 3
Views: 1684

Re: humming sound when engaging in first gear.

The mechanic at the dealership said it could be leaky dual mass flywheel.

It appears that this is common issue with VW TDI and GTI transmission. It would be fixed under warranty.

thanks for the reply
by JelloShot
Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: humming sound when engaging in first gear.
Replies: 3
Views: 1684

humming sound when engaging in first gear.

Hi folks, I notice a humming sound when engaging the clutch in first gear. More specifically, when I am holding the clutch at the friction point. It does not happen every time though. The car has 36 thousand miles and stock clutch. There's no clutch slippage, and the car drives fine. Help would be m...
by JelloShot
Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: Car buck/jerk near idle speed while in first gear.
Replies: 31
Views: 22798

Car buck/jerk near idle speed while in first gear.

Hi folks, I have VW MK5 GTi. I notice that when the car is engaged in first gear and the RPM is near idle speed (~800 rpm), with slight throttle input, the car bucks/jerks back and forth. Is this normal for modern car with manual transmission? When I am driving in heavy traffic, I would love to be a...

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