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I got the ECU update for the Stall/Stop recall fix yesterday on my SEL AWD and see a decent improvement to the Throttle lag issue.

I'm noticing some more power before the turbo spins up. ECO also seems to be a bit more smooth than SPORT mode.

I don't see an impact on fuel economy but will keep an eye on that.

Anyone else get the fix for their AWD and feel the same?
 

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Hope to have mine out of the body shop later today. They completed both recalls while they had it at the dealer checking the safety systems. Will keep an eye on it the next few days and will let you know what I think. Have not driven the car since the first week of August and will have to get use to it again.
 

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I got the ECU update for the Stall/Stop recall fix yesterday on my SEL AWD and see a decent improvement to the Throttle lag issue.

I'm noticing some more power before the turbo spins up. ECO also seems to be a bit more smooth than SPORT mode.

I don't see an impact on fuel economy but will keep an eye on that.

Anyone else get the fix for their AWD and feel the same?
I got the fix and while I don't think the lag or sudden surge under certain conditions are completely gone, I do feel it is driving quite nicely. Maybe I'm just getting used to it. The DSG is quite a bit different than the one in my GTI which is immediate and can be a little harsh at times if you're not careful, but I guess that's how it's set up. It works well with the GTI, and it's insanely fast.
Glad to get the recalls completed successfully so I can feel a little more confident putting some miles on it. Winter tires on steel rims are stacked up in my garage and I will probably throw them on in a couple of weeks.
 

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Suggest folks also try eco mode. Somehow it seems smoother than sport. Curious what others think!
Agreed! I didn't try eco mode for a long time because... well... eco mode must be worse!
It's not! Hard to tell any difference from normal during driving, and as Ryan said, it's smoother on takeoff.
Just remember that selecting eco will turn on the auto start/stop again, so you need to hit the button one more time to turn it off.
And hey, you're probably saving gas too!
 

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Agreed! I didn't try eco mode for a long time because... well... eco mode must be worse!
It's not! Hard to tell any difference from normal during driving, and as Ryan said, it's smoother on takeoff.
Just remember that selecting eco will turn on the auto start/stop again, so you need to hit the button one more time to turn it off.
And hey, you're probably saving gas too!
Eco mode for us too, and you can still shift to sport by downshifting the transmission lever if you want a bit more pep. Seems to work pretty well, the whole throttle feel for the Taos is a bit of a learning curve similar to getting used to a new clutch feel in a MT equipped car. I've got it figured out pretty well now. I think I am going to take a harder look at that ESS bypass plug-in that was posted in another thread. I have a ESS bypass for our new Jeep and it's a blessing, as I hate ESS w/ a passion!
 

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Eco mode for us too, and you can still shift to sport by downshifting the transmission lever if you want a bit more pep. Seems to work pretty well, the whole throttle feel for the Taos is a bit of a learning curve similar to getting used to a new clutch feel in a MT equipped car. I've got it figured out pretty well now. I think I am going to take a harder look at that ESS bypass plug-in that was posted in another thread. I have a ESS bypass for our new Jeep and it's a blessing, as I hate ESS w/ a passion!
Did you end up installing the ESS bypass? If so, easy install? Work well?
Thanks!
Morgan
 
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