Zf should be commended for designing one of the most maintenancefree gearbox systems on the market. When you press the accelerator pedal almost all the way down the gearbox suddenly engages and hey presto youre on the move. Apr software may be temporarily unavailable when factory updates are applied. Mercedes 7g tronic plus pdf file in 2010, mercedesbenz launched the latest version of its sevenspeed automatic transmission 7g tronic called 7g tronic plus for passenger cars in the sclass, rclass and eclass with the v6 diesel engine and in the clclass with the new v8 gasoline engine. The 7g gearbox from mercedes is one of the most common gearboxes fitted across the range. As of course we never leave any stone unturned or untouched on the r8, we have been deep into development of the stronic engine and gearbox upgrade program for some time now. This procedure applies to all mercedesbenz that come with the 5speed 722. New 7g gearboxes with latest software have no reset capability.
Gearbox update tcu update software update avon tuning. Throughout much of the model lineup, the s tronic is available in four different versions, with six or seven gears. Jun 14, 2018 mines had two software updates on the s tronic in the past 6 months as a result of two different bulletins that have been out on the car. A transverse dual clutch transmission, it was brought in to supercede the 6speed dq250 dsg unit. Updating the gearbox software on a vehicle can noticeably improve the overall. Very reliable, requires fluid and filter change every 120k miles. This new dualclutch transmission is designed for use with a longitudinally installed engine and quattro allwheel drive. A new transmission fluid was developed for the 7g tronic plus. Easy steps to renew mercedes w164 w221 w219 7g tronic gearbox. Im having issues with the transmission holding on to 1st and 2nd gear too long and also hard shifting from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd when cold. When on initial startup i select reverse or drive and press the accelerator the car does not move the revs dont increase the car seems to be in neutral.
The new race start function is a launch control system which enables the driver to call on maximum acceleration, while. Throughout much of the model lineup, the s tronic is available in. This repair shop is located inside a corporate office on the third floor suite 300. Hi again nicos thank you for your reply i understand what you are meaning now this gearbox is basically essentially fully electronic the gears are changed with commands from the tcm transmission control computer the transmission itself having torque sensors to determine when gears change and the clutch is activated. Advantages shift comfort driving pleasure increased through improved control of gear changes. He also was able to fix the problem of my charging port. That is why s8, a8 has 444 lbft, rs7 and rs6 have the zf 8hp 70 70 stands for 700 nm maximum torque zf also manufactures the 8hp with lesser torque limits making it lighter. Volkswagen recall cars worldwide over faulty gearbox and. Very friendly guy and he changed my iphone screen on the spot. As of course we never leave any stone unturned or untouched on the r8, we have been deep into development of the s tronic engine and gearbox upgrade program for some time now. Email field should not be empty please enter a valid email address.
After the changes in transmission software, replacement of oil norms and improvements. Mercedes with 7gtronic and mct, and peugeot citroen models with egs. Granted mine is as pfl 6spd s tronic, but i would imagine same applies to teh newer boxes as well. This is a very common fault for mercedes vehicles fitted with the 7g tronic automatic transmission with gearbox code 722. The item 0b5 7 speed stronic automatic gearbox mechatronic repair warranty audi a6.
The ratios for the gear stages are achieved by planetary gear sets. The 7 speed dsg automatic transmissionor dq200is a transmission that is growing rapidly in popularity. If it is an older car with 7gtronic, best bet is to change the atf and see how it goes. There is a lady sitting on the front desk and you just let her know you are here to see tronic repairs. Ask if there are a lot of metal filings when the oil is changed. With the 7gtronic plus automatic transmission in control, gear changes are imperceptible. It is designed on the basis of automatic transmission of the 6th series and many parts are interchangeable. Have previously owned a s203 with the 5 speed automatic. The revo performance stage 1 dl501 s tronic gearbox software has been carefully calibrated to work with our revo performance engine software optimising the launch control, shift and torque limiter functions revo s tronic transmission performance software allows you to use the full potential of the engine, giving control back to the driver.
Our gearbox remap software offers faster and smoother shifts, higher vehicle power outputs and an improved shift pattern. Revo stronic stage 1 software for a audi a6 c7 2011 3. It is a firm favourite amongst drivers and operators alike because of its reliability and fuel economy. The workshop tried to fiddle with the adaptation of the gearbox via the computer, but the problem persisted. This will make your car fun to drive again, its like getting a free tuneup. As tronic fully automated transmission zf product profile. It provides zero slip at the torque converter lockup clutch. Zf as tronic actuators are supplied on a purchaseexchange basis. If it a new car, with less than 5060k mileage, a software update could be one solution. Try this if your car has been shifting sluggish recently.
R tronic to s tronic gearbox conversion audi r8 forums. During the development of the 9gtronic a consistent computer based tool for the search process of the gear sets was used for the. Me too the manual mode seems to act as a range limiter like the old 1 and 2 on an old style 3sp autos. I cant understand why audi put this gearbox on the s4, s5 and the rs5, yet the standard a5 and s6 get the s tronic.
Zf astronic actuators are supplied on a purchaseexchange basis. Jan 25, 2016 how to reset automatic transmission 722. Possible gearbox problem 7g tronic plus jump to latest follow. After well setup mb sd connect c4 diagnosis software on dell laptop, go to electronic transmission control 722. I have been running our upgraded stronic software on my b8 s4 now for some 18 months without a hitch and can honestly say, as it was with the r8 rtronic, it has been. Mercedesamgs mct transmission explained in laymans terms. Common faults in the 7speed dsg automatic transmission. It is supposed to help improve the fuel economy and provide smoother shifting. The new 7gtronic inaugurates the fifth generation of mercedesbenz. Repair seems complex and need to be reprogram software at authorized service centre with computer. How to resetreprogram mercedes 5g7gtronic automatic. Front simple planetary gear set also referred to as center gear set 12b. The new 7gtronic sevenspeed automatic transmission will be a standard.
I cant understand why audi put this gearbox on the s4, s5 and the rs5, yet the standard a5 and s6 get the stronic. Mercedes 7g tronic plus automatic transmission parts. Our gearbox remap software offers faster and smoother shifts, higher vehicle power outputs and. Mercedes 7g tronic gear change jerk general mercedesbenz. There was also a minor revision of the exterior appearance which included led daytime running lights, led taillights, a new hood and bumpers. I have a 2009 audi r8 v10 and was looking at upgrading the gearbox come clutch replacement time. The 7gtronic plus operates even more smoothly, quickly and economically than the first generation of the 7gtronic. We are able to repair and recondition the gearbox ecu transmission control unit on the 7g gearbox found in the c,e,s,ml class vehicles. This simply means that we send you a fully remanufactured bottom half zf astronic modulator and in return, you send the faulty core unit back to us we prefer and recommend dhl as a courier service as they are fully trackable worldwide your modulator will be delivered wrapped in our. Our engine and gearbox remaps are arguably some of the best in the world providing huge gains in power and torque along with sharper throttle response, smoother power delivery and better fuel economy. Possible gearbox problem 7g tronic plus mercedesbenz forum. Has anybody given any thought to swapping out the 6 speed rtronic gearbox, for the newer 7 speed stronic gearbox.
Furthermore, software changes and calibrations had to be performed to. Former automatictransmission repairer, current welder and hobbyist game developer. Not only is the as tronic well put together, but the integrated electronic systems help eliminate driver errors and bad habits which can be both unsafe and inefficient. Stronic software upgrade and rtronic sale audi r8 forums. At the moment for gas application the torque limit is 406 lbft. The more dis reports audi get on the same problem, the more chance of them recognising that there is a problem and come up with a fix or software update. This simply means that we send you a fully remanufactured bottom half zf as tronic modulator and in return, you send the faulty core unit back to us we prefer and recommend dhl as a courier service as they are fully trackable worldwide. The fault usually starts out as intermittent but always. I dont know if the later ones or amg ones are any more manual though. It good at mercedes key programming reading and writing for all key lost, esl ecu gearbox renew and many special functions. If so, your mechanic will tell you what to expect next. Mercedes 7gtronic plus pdf file in 2010, mercedesbenz launched the latest version of its sevenspeed automatic transmission 7gtronic called 7gtronic plus for passenger cars in the sclass, rclass and eclass with the v6 diesel engine and in the clclass with the new v8 gasoline engine.
The system filters out all vibrations and noise, reducing them to the lowest levels achievable. No tools are required to perform this procedure and make your mercedesbenz shift like new. Updating the gearbox software on a vehicle can improve the overall driving experience by resulting in. The 7g tronic plus is the successor of the 7g tronic transmission. The s tronic dualclutch transmission is a successful technology. This is a very common fault for mercedes vehicles fitted with the 7gtronic automatic transmission with gearbox code 722. When you press the accelerator pedal almost all the way down the. New features of the facelift model includes, an engine startstop system, 7g tronic plus gearbox available for base models with revised gear ratios to improve fuel economy. Just drive it hard if you want to change the response profile.
Mercedes 7g tronic plus problems preventing gear selection or causing the. Possible gearbox problem 7g tronic plus mercedesbenz. Aprs tcu upgrade dramatically improves upon the dq500 transmissions function, drivability, and performance through a myriad of enhancement and custom features. For best results apr advises against mixing nonapr ecu and tcu upgrades. How to renew mercedes 7g gearbox w164 w221 w219 by vvdi. The old problem was gone though and it worked fine on high gears. Sporty driving is far more capable with increased torque capacity, clamping pressure, faster. However much like the previous seven speed conductor plate, the 7g tronic plus still comes with its fair share of problems. Zfs as tronic is a fully automated manual transmission designed specifically for commercial vehicles. Normal daily driving is smoother as weve improved upon the normal quirks and complaints associated with the driving experience. Since the software upodate, the professional chauffeur has been replaced by a learner driver and the car has never been right since. Nothing here with either a 7speed 2011 rs3 andor 7speed 20 a1, both gearbox are very smooth. Quattro sline black edition plus s tronic misano red gone.
System description automatic transmission 9g tronic 725. All you people out there with the s tronic gearbox, if you think you have a problem with the upshifts to go to your dealer and report it and ask them to send in a dis report into audi technical. As for the transmission mb occasionally makes updates for the tcu software, one must insist with. Jun 20, 2015 if it is an older car with 7g tronic, best bet is to change the atf and see how it goes. The new 7g tronic plus transmission has new requirements for the automatic. Mercedes 7g tronic gear change jerk general mercedes. The amg speedshift mct 7 unit is even lighter than the amg speedshift 7gtronic unit, which is.
How to renew mercedes 7g gearbox w164 w221 w219 by vvdi mb. Mercedes benz w205 class c 220 bluetec 7gtronic plus. Certain electronic control module housed within the 7g gearbox software related symtoms include jerkiness between gear shifts and gear shift to neutral when car is moving. Reset your 5g or 7g tronic gearbox back to factory settings, very easy, turn ignition on press gas pedal as hard as you can, for at least 15 seconds, turn off ignition and you can release the. It good at mercedes key programming reading and writing for all key lost, esl ecugearbox renew and many special functions. Any rumours if audi will look to fix this with a software update. Discussion in engine, drivetrain, fuel and exhaust started by exjag, jan 5, 20. Whats more, it also lowers the average engine speed a clear plus point in terms. System description automatic transmission 9gtronic 725. An apr dealer can check availability in person, or over the phone if the tcu boxcoderevision is known.
Feb 27, 2018 mautsch fahrzeugtechnik mercedesbenz 7 g tronic getriebeolwechsel 204 205 212 211 221. It combines the convenience of an automatic with the efficiency of a manual transmission, while adding its own dynamic touch. Ive recently come back to mercedes ownership with a late 2011 w204 c250 cdi with the 7g tronic plus gearbox. Reset transmission adaptive shifting how to programming. I have been running our upgraded s tronic software on my b8 s4 now for some 18 months without a hitch and can honestly say, as it was with the r8 r tronic, it has been.1361 1430 1042 1092 1125 654 1287 866 646 1183 799 194 1445 1209 539 546 596 1245 1516 1420 112 724 165 1225 1571 1474 36 354 1467 1044 1118 826 127 904 737 804 1169 586 1308 993 1428 605 231