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Old 10-27-2009, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by daydreamer69 View Post
does heavy usage of the steptronic function lead to premature failure?
for example, i prefer to downshift to slow my car down rather use the brakes.

i hate brake dust!
I would think any added to pressure in shifts up or down would have to lead to wear on the tranny parts.. I would much rather wear down 200 brake pads then a $9k tranny.. Dust sucks but it washes off.
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