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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: General notes

Gearbox
The torque of the engine is transmitted via the flywheel to the dual clutch gearbox. The flywheel and the dual clutch are joined together by a toothed connection. Together they take on the function of the dual-mass flywheel.
The gearbox is structured like a 7-speed manual gearbox. Through opposed hydraulic actuation of two multi-plate dry clutches, it is operated like an automatic gearbox. In other words, the gears are engaged automatically or manually via the Tiptronic system. There is no clutch pedal.
When the ignition is switched off, both clutches are disengaged.
   

General notes

The gearbox has an opening in the housing.
–  Ensure that no small parts fall into this opening during repairs -arrow-. Cover the opening if necessary.

 
     
Gear oil
The 7-speed dual clutch gearbox has two separate and different oil systems. One for the gear oil section -arrow A- and one for the hydraulic fluid section -arrow B-.
Only the types of gear oil available as a replacement part may be used for the dual clutch gearbox 0CW. Other oils will lead to malfunctions or failure of the gearbox, part number → Electronic Parts Catalogue (ETKA).
The oil level in the gearbox cannot be checked. The correct gear oil level can only be achieved by renewing the gear oil, e.g. if the gearbox is leaking → Chapter „Draining and filling gear oil“.
 

General notes

Repair instructions
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General repair notes
To ensure flawless and successful gearbox repairs, the greatest care and cleanliness as well as the use of good and proper tools are essential. Of course, the basic r ...

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Driving a loaded vehicle
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For good vehicle handling when driving a loaded vehicle, please observe the following: Stow all items of luggage securely   . Accelerate carefully and gently. Avoid sudden braking and driving manoeuvres. ...

Folding the backrests on the rear bench seat forwards and backwards
Fig. 95 Rear bench seat: release button ①; red marking ② First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The rear seat is split for folding. Each part of the rear bench seat can be folded down to increase the size of the luggage compartment. Folding the rear ...

Removing and installing heat shield for centre exhaust system
  Note The removal and installation procedures may have to be modified slightly depending on engine fitted. Removing –  Removing rear exhaust system → Rep. gr.26. –  Loosen lock washers -2-. ...

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