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Audi 2001 A6

My Audi is not shifting correctly it sticks in the lower gears and will not shift into the higher gears which causes the RPM 's to stay in 3 or 4 and the motor sounds terrible and I lose power. I took it to a mechanic and they said that it does not show up on the computer that there is anything wrong . Also could it be that my idicator light is not operating correctly.

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If you are using an Automatic, there could be slipping in the tranny, Replace the fluid, or take it to a transmission shop, could also be a torque converter issue.

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hi, what it usually mean is that you have shifted down in to a lower gear whilst the revs where to high so then your gearbox goes into safe mode to protect it from further damage the only way to reset this is to take the car to a main dealers and have a diagnostic check done.

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