Why does my Skoda Superb DSG judder at low speeds?

I've noticed an occasional 'judder' when moving off in my 2012 Skoda Superb automatic petrol estate. It has the seven-speed DSG gearbox. Am I right in thinking that this is a sealed gearbox with fluid for life? Is this a known fault and is there a cure?

Asked on 26 November 2016 by Buj

Answered by Honest John
Well known fault with the low torque dry clutch seven-speed DSG. These were originally filled with synthetic oil and 'sealed for life'. But the synthetic oil can become conductive and fuse the Mechatronics, so they were recalled and filled with mineral oil, which creates a new problem because that can't last longer than three - four years and the transmissions are not designed for regular oil changes. The other reason for judder could be impending failure of the dry clutch pack.
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