Tucson Dual Clutch Transmission Acceleration
Hyundai went with a 7-speed EcoShift dual-clutch transmission for its blend of performance and fuel economy. But these transmissions tend to have two major drivability issues like hesitation off the line or added vibration. In the case of t…Continue reading article "Tucson Dual Clutch Transmission Acceleration"
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Where Transmission Complaints Happen
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- no acceleration from stop in the 2016 Tucson
- hesitates when starting from a stop in the 2017 Tucson
- transmission slipping in the 2010 Elantra
- not shifting properly in the 2016 Tucson
- hesitation in the 2016 Tucson
- transmission failure in the 2012 Sonata Hybrid
- lurches forward from a stop in the 2016 Tucson
Hyundai says an error in the transmission clutch application logic can cause a delayed engagement when accelerating the 2016 Tucson.
The problem has led to a recall for 41,000 SUVs.
The SUVs are equipped with 7-speed EcoShift dual-clutch transmissions that use transmission control modules to constantly monitor data to help with gear shifting. The problem enters the picture when higher ambient temperatures are combined with certain driving conditions.
To make matters worse, Hyundai developed a software update to fix this problem a while back. However, instead of issuing a recall they sent it out as a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) to dealerships. It wasn’t until a meeting with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the automaker did the right thing.keep reading article "Dual-Clutch Transmissions Recalled in the 2016 Tucson"