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1.5 latest update

Post by shelplec » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:36 pm

Hi only done a few miles on the Troc but would like to people’s minds at rest regarding the 1.5 petrol engine,I have experienced no kangaroo problems or any hesitation when cold,which I did have very slightly with my previous mk7.5 golf with the same engine.So I Hope vw have finaly solved it.

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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by Bellasdad » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:50 pm

Nice one, that's good to hear and bodes well for the future.
Enjoy your car. :D
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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by T Roo » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:28 pm

shelplec wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:36 pm
Hi only done a few miles on the Troc but would like to people’s minds at rest regarding the 1.5 petrol engine,I have experienced no kangaroo problems or any hesitation when cold,which I did have very slightly with my previous mk7.5 golf with the same engine.So I Hope vw have finaly solved it.
Good news. But there are still many MY 18/19 owners who have been hung out to dry. The kangaroo issue won’t be resolved in my mind until everyone who bought in good faith gets their car fixed or proper recompense.

VW just can’t wash their hands of it, which seems to be their European dieselgate strategy. Not so in the US of course where lawyers go for the jugular :|

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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by Rocing Rob » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:25 pm

As detailed in my previous post I had seven months of anxiety wondering whether I was doing the right thing ordering a T ROC when I already knew that the internet is littered with people complaining about the 1.5 engine kangarooing. I'm glad to say it looks like I dodged a bullet and if anything the seven month wait might have been a blessing as it's given VAG time to get it sorted.

My sympathy goes to the people that are struggling along with the kangarooing engines. After all the bad press that VW received from dieselgate you would have thought VW's PR department would do everything possible to win the public's trust. A google search of the 1.5 tsi engine immediately highlights all the problems, wouldn't it be better for everyone (car owners as well as VW) if it was illustrating how VAG recognised the problem and had resolved all of the cases.

Just an idea here - my previous car was a 1.0 Ford Focus ecoboost which I also purchased from new. When it went in for a service the mechanics said there was a problem with the engine (not that I had noticed!) they contacted Ford and they arranged for a new engine to be installed. I know VAG would have to take a hit replacing all of those engines that continue to kangaroo but I do wonder how many people decided to go elsewhere when ordering a new car because of the known 1.5 engine issue. I know I considered a number of other cars but I'm glad that I held out for the T ROC. My Focus was considered a good car when I bought it 6 years ago but this T ROC is streets ahead in comparison. Cars have certainly advanced quite a bit over the last 6 years.
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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by Hillwalker » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:02 pm

After six years with a Skoda Yeti I'd decided it was time for a new car and pretty much chosen a T Roc, that was until I started reading all the horror stories of the kangorooing issues, I eventually chose to look elsewhere as I couldn't bring myself to spend thirty thousand pounds on a car with known issues. So that was one lost sale to VW,how many more I wonder as it cost them.

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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by Sanchez999 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:59 am

shelplec wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:36 pm
Hi only done a few miles on the Troc but would like to people’s minds at rest regarding the 1.5 petrol engine,I have experienced no kangaroo problems or any hesitation when cold,which I did have very slightly with my previous mk7.5 golf with the same engine.So I Hope vw have finaly solved it.
Update planned for the 10th this month. hopefully finally a solution.
Already saw in the VW system a clear subscription about the update, the update is for shocking in 1/2/3 gear with cold engine. exactly the problem I experience so I have good hopes.
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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by T Roo » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:09 pm

Sanchez999 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:59 am
Update planned for the 10th this month. hopefully finally a solution.
Already saw in the VW system a clear subscription about the update, the update is for shocking in 1/2/3 gear with cold engine. exactly the problem I experience so I have good hopes.
So variant 5 or 6 is hopefully resolved? Looking forward to your findings after the 10th!

T-ROC hesitation/judder/flat spot variants:
1. Flat spot in first gear when the engine is cold;
2. Flat spot in first gear when the engine is warm or cold;
3. Hesitation (engine response delay when throttle is fully depressed) in first gear when the engine is cold ;
4. Hesitation (engine response delay when throttle is fully depressed) in first gear whether the engine is cold or warm;
5. Judder in first and second gears when cold; and
6. Judder in gears 1, 2 and/or 3 whether the engine is cold or warm.

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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by twist » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:24 pm

T Roo wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:09 pm
Sanchez999 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:59 am
Update planned for the 10th this month. hopefully finally a solution.
Already saw in the VW system a clear subscription about the update, the update is for shocking in 1/2/3 gear with cold engine. exactly the problem I experience so I have good hopes.
So variant 5 or 6 is hopefully resolved? Looking forward to your findings after the 10th!

T-ROC hesitation/judder/flat spot variants:
1. Flat spot in first gear when the engine is cold;
2. Flat spot in first gear when the engine is warm or cold;
3. Hesitation (engine response delay when throttle is fully depressed) in first gear when the engine is cold ;
4. Hesitation (engine response delay when throttle is fully depressed) in first gear whether the engine is cold or warm;
5. Judder in first and second gears when cold; and
6. Judder in gears 1, 2 and/or 3 whether the engine is cold or warm.
I’d be careful using the word “resolved” here. It was supposedly “resolved” on my car but I can confirm it most definitely was/is not. I think it depends on the severity of the original issue (on a per-car basis). From other threads that’s certainly the trend.
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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by T Roo » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:08 pm

twist wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:24 pm
I’d be careful using the word “resolved” here. It was supposedly “resolved” on my car but I can confirm it most definitely was/is not. I think it depends on the severity of the original issue (on a per-car basis). From other threads that’s certainly the trend.
Absolutely agree (which is why it was a question not a statement :D ).

I’m doing my best to be positive though out of respect for owners whose cars are afflicted but who remain hopeful.

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Re: 1.5 latest update

Post by Potsy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:36 pm

Mine is in for service next week, I assume they will do any updates automatically but will ask anyway.

Slight cold engine hesitation for a minute or so, then is fine.
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