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03 volkswagen passat will reverse but will not drive

Already had the transmission rebuilt and it is still only reversing but will not drive

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You are having trasmission issue, could be bad rebuilt job or an electronic problem. Are you still having this issue?

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SOURCE: 2004 Volkswagen passat transmission code p811

as per vw, you need to check transmission oil level., not an easy thing to do. if transmission oil level ok (no dipstick on these by the way). it is a mecahnical fault.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Issues when changing gears in

it is bcause the trans shifts opposite diection when going from reverse to drive but i would check mounts where they bolt to trans have seen them with broken bolts

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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SOURCE: my transmission is stuck in down-grade. scan says solenoid 2, N89

im in the same boat with a 2001 jetta,at least you got a successful scan,,so drop the trany pan and lower the valve body ,and replace it,it should be the one with no ohmn reading (open circuit)there are 7 in mine ,5 of one kind and two of another ,not sure what you will find. one is 40 bucks the other about$ 140.00u.s.

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Yes, they can be rebuilt. But you could find it pretty tough to find someone to rebuild just the R (reverse) depending on where you are. And unless all bad gears are replaced, it may not worth dismantling them in the first place.

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SOURCE: 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio needs to be accelerated

Best approach is to drain the tranny fluid and refill with new type F fluid. This fluid is great for restoring poor performance due to sticking clutch bands and valves.

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