If you think your vehicle might be suffering from a gearbox issue, it is best to get it looked at straight away as it could save substantial amounts on your repair bill as ongoing issues can have a detrimental affect on other internal components of the issue is left unattended.
PSC offer an initial electronic diagnostic service with our main dealer diagnostic equipment. This shows us live data from the gearbox as well as a report for the customer to see the fault codes within the DSG gearbox.
This essential first step is £99 including VAT for diagnostics.
All of our DSG repairs or reconditioned components come with a 12 Month / 12000 Mile Warranty.
Following on the success of the 6-speed DQ250 DSG / S-tronic on the Audi A3 and TT models, Audi AG decided to introduced their own developed S-tronic, called DL501 (0B5), during the launch of the Q5 back in 2009. The DL501 (OB5) is the first 7-speed dual clutch transmission designed for longitudinally placed engines with an engine torque up to 550 Nm like the Audi A5, Q5 and A6.
MOST COMMON PROBLEMS
Gear shifts at too low rpm
Aggressive / unsmooth take-off
Bump during braking just before standstill
Clutch vibrations and slip
Gearbox error message on dashboard
Vehicle doesn't move at all
Generally, these 7 Speed DL501 0B5 gearboxes are fitted to four wheel drive models that have the engine mounted longitudinally between the front wheels.
They were introduced in 2009 as new 7-speed "wet clutch" system and was designed for engine models up to 500bhp.
Audi A4 (B8) 2008-2013
Audi A5 2008-2014
Audi A6 (C7) 2011-2014
Audi A7 (4G8) 2010-2014
Audi Q5 2008-2012
Audi RS5 2010-2015
Audi S4 (B8) 2009-2012
Audi S5 (B8) 2009-2017
The best course of action if you're unsure which gearbox you have is to book in for diagnosis using the diagnosis booking link below and our team of experts will assist you. Please ensure you include your vehicle registration number during the online booking process. Alternatively, call us on 01242 239900 to speak with one of our expert advisers.