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Vw 2000 jetta tdi (a/t shifting problem)

Hi, the transmission won't shift from 2 to 3 gear jumps/skips to 4 the check engine light came on had it scanned and codes PO740 AND 730 popped up
the mechanic told me I need to rebuild the transmission car has 221.000 miles mostly highway. Could it be an electrical/electronic problem instead of wear? the tranny was shifting 100% perfectly than all of the sudden it happened.
Many thanks in advance.

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  • tiply Dec 18, 2008

    I had the same problem and the mechanic replaced two solenoids. It worked for 3 days and then it went back to the same problem. Do all the solenoids need to be replaced?

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Your right in as much as it shouldnt need complete over haul but a competent auto trans technician to clear the shift fault.It could be a solenoid or check valve that should be able to be repaired with out the transmission having to be removed.

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