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Not shifting past 2900 rpm

Took it to get repaired. Said it was the throttle body. Got a new one installed. Few days later it's acting up again and I haven't taken it in again. Today, I was in first gear from a stop and the car started jerking and the car is shaking. I drive it home and it's fine. I don't know what the heck to do. help.

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When the garage replaced the throttle body ,what did they replace .there is 2 sensors on the throttle body. 1 is the idle air control valve and the other is your throttle position senor. it sounds to me your have a transmission problem. are there any codes

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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  • tina Dec 09, 2012

    I have no idea. I'll call them tomorrow...since it's sunday...Of course it happens on Sunday. And when you say transmission problem...what does that mean?

  • tina Dec 10, 2012

    Codes, i hope so. I'm going to take it in tomorrow.

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    what is the make and model and year please. it can be a shift solenoid in the transmission. this is my link to my garage I am on facebook if you have a questions or when they look at it please let me know. https://www.facebook.com/TedsRepairs

  • tina Dec 10, 2012

    It is 2007 VW rabbit 2.5. Thanks for all of your help!

  • tina Dec 10, 2012

    How much could that be?!

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    is it a automatic transmission. the cost would depend on where you are . it sounds like the last garage you went to does not know much,to replace a part that did not fix the problem.this my link to my garage I am on facebook and would like to know what they find . before agree to a repair ask me https://www.facebook.com/TedsRepairs

  • tina Dec 10, 2012

    It is a manual transmission. I'm in the bay area in Ca. Should I take it back to the same place or just take it to a new shop? I'll friend you on FB and keep you posted.

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    I would take it back to the garage and see what we say first. I know the games garages play that is why I work for myself and help out the best i can you have me on your side ,so you do not walk in a lone

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    what the codes to I know there is a code

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    seeing it is a automatic transmission forget that the transmission is the problem. the problem is with what those guys replaced

  • tina Dec 10, 2012

    It's a manual transmission.

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 10, 2012

    yes and a manual transmission would not do cause those problems . it is something that was replaced at the garage. take it back and see what they ask,and I want to know please

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