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Can downshifting a Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG) / Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) while accelerating up a hill damage the transmission? [closed]

I read an article about some things which could damage your transmission if you have a Direct-Shift Gearbox, or DSG. For reference, DSG is the trade name Audi and VW use for their gearboxes which are ...
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DCT slow to accelerate once engine is warmed up

We've got a 2018 Hyundai Tuscon and we've recently noticed that it takes a long time to get going from a stopped position once the car is warmed up. First thing in the morning when the car is cold, it ...
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How can a DCT be so fast and smooth during hard acceleration and high rpm shifting?

I know how a DCT works and what parts it has, but I've always wondered how it manages to shift very fast and still be smooth, while having little torque drop during shifts.In a manual transmission, ...
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What is the clutch life of a DSG gearbox?

I have a car with the VAG 7-speed dry clutch DSG gearbox, which is a preselect automatic gearbox with two drive shafts and two clutches. The clutches started to squeal on taking up the drive, and to ...
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Does tiptronic transmission always use clutches?

Does tiptronic transmission always use clutches or dual cluctch packs? Or are they also built on CVT or other automatic transmission technologies?
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Can we use fluid designed for wet clutched on a dry clutch DCT?

I have a car with Getrag 6DCT250 transmission, which is a DCT with dry clutches. However Ford specified fluid Motorcraft not available in my country. I have look around for other brand alternatives, ...