How do I reset my VW transmission computer?


  1. Put your key in the ignition and turn ignition to the on position (the position right before you start the car)
  2. Hold down the gas pedal pressing the button under the pedal for at least 20 seconds.
  3. Let foot off pedal and start car. Be sure that you do no turn ignition off because that will void the reset.

What is DSG reset?

What does the DSG reset do? There is some debate on what a DSG reset actually does. Some say that it forces the automatic gearbox to “relearn” your driving style, whilst others say that it resets the clutch biting points and gear change speeds by doing a gearbox “cold start”.

Should I avoid DSG?

Are DSG gearboxes reliable? In most cases, both a six-speed and seven-speed DSG gearbox will be as reliable as any other gearbox. Some owners have reported that older gearboxes have been prone to the occasional failure, but the newer boxes seem to have overcome these.

How do I reset my DSG mk6?

It should reset the DSG to learn mode.

  1. Turn the ignition on, without starting the engine.
  2. Fully depress and hold the accelerator in that position for about 10 seconds (You may hear / feel a click)
  3. Release the accelerator and turn off the ignition. ( Job done)

How do you test a VW DSG gearbox?

How to test a DSG transmission for problems…

  1. With vehicle in Drive (D), drive at 40km/h.
  2. Slip the transmission into Neutral (N)
  3. Rev the engine to about 2500rpm in Neutral.
  4. Change back into Drive (D)

How do you reset the TCM on a VW Jetta?

as follows…

  1. key on (dont start, just turn the car on)
  2. gas down to floor for 10 sec.
  3. while holding gas, turn key off.
  4. let go of gas.
  5. key on (again, on, dont start) for 5 min (for throttle readaptation). touch nothing.
  6. then start while touching nothing.
  7. drive and see what happens.

How many times has the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta been recalled?

The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta has been recalled 8 times by NHTSA. View Recalls Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.

How much does it cost to fix a 2012 VW Jetta?

1 Piston Failed 2012 Jetta Average Cost to Fix: $7,500 Average Mileage: 18,000 mi 2 Epc Light Is On 2012 Jetta Average Cost to Fix: $1,400 Average Mileage: 49,000 mi 3 Key Will Not Turn Car Off 2012 Jetta

How do I contact Volkswagen Jetta member services?

Please call Member Services at 1-800-333-0663 The Jetta sedan emerged from its 2011 redesign as something altogether more humdrum than the compact, agile and tautly-sprung European car it had been. The cabin is roomier and the trunk is huge, but handling fell short on agility and cornering grip.

How reliable is the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta?

We expect the 2021 Jetta will be much less reliable than the average new car. This prediction is based on data from 2019 models. Select the used car model year to see reported issues with those similar past models.