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I just changed my solenoid and then it still have problem with the shifting

I have a 2004 GOLF and I just changed my solenoid and then it still have problem with the shifting. It starts in 3. i still can use the 1st and the 2nd manually but then it wont pass 3rd. The technician said that i have to drive the a whole full day if for the code to work. The question is is he right do i have to wait for it?

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No he is wrong. Codes are recorded immediately they occur and are read when you use a code reader. Using a code reader to reset the system works immediately and if the fault is still present it will record the fault immediately. Have you run the fault codes before you changed the solenoid. If not do so as you may have an issue with the transmission control module

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