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      08-23-2011, 03:40 AM   #1
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What am I doing wrong?

If I set the DCT shift programs to say 3/4/or 5. whenever I return to the car an restart it, it defaults to number 2. Is this correct?
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      08-23-2011, 04:18 AM   #2
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If I set the DCT shift programs to say 3/4/or 5. whenever I return to the car an restart it, it defaults to number 2. Is this correct?
yes!!
I had the same question - dealer said it defaults to 2
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      08-23-2011, 04:35 AM   #3
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Youre doing nothing wrong Del - thats just how it is! I have my most regularly used settings programmed on the M button so as soon as i turn on the engine and push the button i'm good to go.
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Youre doing nothing wrong Del - thats just how it is! I have my most regularly used settings programmed on the M button so as soon as i turn on the engine and push the button i'm good to go.

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I have my extream settings stored under the M button, but would have prefered my everyday gear shifter program to be defaulted to number 4, but so long as I'm doing nothing wrong, I'm not bothered.
It's just another button to press before take off

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Del, how do you find manouvering in tight spaces and performing 3 point turns etc with the DCT?
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Del, how do you find manouvering in tight spaces and performing 3 point turns etc with the DCT?
A bit tricky, because it doesn't creep when the brake is released and you have to dab the throttle, I find it Butt clenching in tight spaces.

When I garage it at home, I have to tuck about 10" on the bonnet under a work bench, so have had to cover the underside of the bench with foam. Something I've not had to do until now.
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If I set the DCT shift programs to say 3/4/or 5. whenever I return to the car an restart it, it defaults to number 2. Is this correct?
Useless fact alert, strange as this may seem this is down to emissions regulations. Position 2 is where the car performs best emissions wise and that is the setting used when tested for CO2 classification. To use this classification the car must default to it every time it starts. (Position 1 is more of a winter mode where tha car starts off in 2nd and never uses first.)

I quite like the position 3, it makes everything much more responsive without being too harsh, but yes it’s a pain having to adjust every time you get in.
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