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View Poll Results: Is your Skoda Reliable?
I have had No Major Issues with my non DSG Skoda. 40 56.34%
I have had Major Issues with my non DSG Skoda. 9 12.68%
I have had No Major Issues with my DSG Skoda. 11 15.49%
I have had Only DSG issues with my 6 speed DSG 3 4.23%
I have had Only DSG issues with my 7 speed DSG. 7 9.86%
I have had Major Issues with my DSG Skoda other than the DSG. 5 7.04%
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Old 29th April 2014, 23:21   #196
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What a place to put all the electronics, no wonder they fail in the heat! It has wire connectors dipped in oil!
Every single petrol car made since the early 2000's feature fuel pumps with similar connectors dipped in highly flammable fuel in the base of the fuel tank.
Its all part of the design.
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Its all part of the design.
Petrol is more like a cooling agent, its corrosive but will not heat up
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Hello V-16
I was about to buy a Laura Diesel DSG in 2012. But I chickened out after reading posts on DSG failures and bought a manual Diesel Laura. Absolutely no issues till now. Since it will be 5 years soon, I am looking for replacement. Since that will be my only car (meaning I can't afford to leave my car in Service shop for a mechatronics failure or whatever), I want a reliable automatic (looking at Altis petrol CVT). I don't know how the things are with Skoda DSG diesels now. Since you seem to love Skodas, I thought you could help me (Superb Style plus Diesel and Octavia top trim diesel too are among the contenders).
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