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A3 power surges

My 2005 audi a3 automatic/tiptronic diesel appears to surge at about 2000revs usually when cruising while I am about to accelerate.This results in the rev counter jumping from about 2 to 2.5 000 revs and the speed also increases quickly before settling again.It can do this several times with only a slight pressure applied to theaccelerator position.I`m not putting the pedal to the floor,only giving it a soft push.

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Run the fault codes
could be a transmission actuator problem as it senses vacuum changes when moving the accelerator and tries to change ratios ( 2000 to 2500 rpm indicates a ratio change which is the speed increase momentarily until the Transmission range sensor puts it back in the correct ratio for the road speed
check the wiring to the transmission
it is a sensor problem not a transmission failing

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