A.n.other Audi owners have reported problems with their dual clutch gearboxes ("S tronic" in Audi speak) - including the Q5.384,181 vehicles were recalled to replace defective gearboxes that may result in the loss of acceleration.
Models include the Golf, Magotan, Sagitar and Audi A3, China's quality inspector said on its website.
According to 163.com - one the China's most popular web portals, in March 2012 about a quarter of the complaints about problems found in cars in China's automotive market were against DSG-equipped vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen.[sup][/sup] The top five models that dominate those complaints were:
Not correctS-tronic never had such problems
Not correctIn A3 all engines were an were transversely mounted, but all other Audi models engines mounted longitudinal.
As reported in post number 1; this recall includes the dual clutch i.e. S tronic gearbox as fitted to the Audi A3.Massive DSG Recall in China
Basically DSG is the same principle as S-Tronic (dual clutch direct-shift gearbox)