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      08-17-2017, 12:06 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by phnikola View Post
Thank you for reply.

For me there is no difference.
Each time I shift between D - N - R (like traffic light stop) there is short sound like hissing (actually like gearbox mechanism is internally deploying command and starts moving mechanical parts as a response to moving the lever). Once I switch to manual mode (+/-) this sound is gone. Also sound is not present if I use paddle shifters.

So its only D - N - R positions change. It is very short - but I can definitely hear it each time if there is no music in the car.

I will try to record it today after work.
Well I think you shouldn't stress out, the ZF mechanism isn't totally silent when you are changing modes, you should hear a small "shh" noise every time you change modes. Not as loud as in this video but something similar wait for it . )