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I looking MECHATRONI---FOR SKODA OCTAVIA 2016, PETROL, 1,4…

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Hi I looking MECHATRONI---FOR SKODA OCTAVIA 2016, PETROL, 1,4 AUTOMAT

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

NO, BROKEN MECHATRONI

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '16 Skoda?

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Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer

Just to clarify , you have a DSG gearbox and suspect it needs a new mechatronics unit?

what error codes have been called off? what is the fault

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