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Is it better for a DSG gearbox to put it in neutral when stopped?

I have the latest version of the Volkswagen seven-speed DSG gearbox. Is it a good idea to select neutral when stopped for any length of time in traffic holdups and traffic lights? I understand moving parts are not then in use and the need to stand on the brakes with the stop light showing are reduced, giving the gearbox clutch system a rest, and hopefully reliability.

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That's correct. If you stay in D and the stop/start stops the engine then there is no wear on the dry clutch pack, but that can't be guaranteed to happen, so best to select N and use the handbrake.
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