I'm having an issue and it's not doing my blood pressure any good!
I've got a mk7 R on 51k miles.
It's been tuned by MRC, stage 1 high torque.
The gearbox has an issue. In drive (not sport/race or manual) the gears are rough. On the upshifts, they're smooth if gentle acceleration however if i try to accelerate hard the gears slam into gear.
On the downshifts, it's uncomfortable, i feel every gear change. It's worse in the lower gears but is there with all of them.
If i'm in race or manual mode, generally i don't feel any issues, but i do feel it occasionally.
I took it back to MRC, hoping it was the gearbox TCU, however they put the car back to standard and it's still doing it, which means there's an underlying issue.
Doug at MRC spent a long time doing the gearbox adaptations which hasn't made it any better.
I asked Doug why it would be mainly fine in manual or sport and he's said there's more revs, more power going through etc with more clamping pressure etc...
I have to say, i'm impressed by Doug and his team, all looks very professional.
They're saying it's going to be either the clutch packs needs replacing or the mechatronics unit.
However, i'm 22, and spent years saving for my R, as it was my dream, so i haven't the money to start replacing everything in the hope it fixes it. I'm absolutely gutted at this point, genuinely.
MRC, and myself, are leading more towards the clutch pack needing replacement, but i'm wondering if any of you could guide me in the right direction?
I'd really appreciate any advice.