Question about Audi Cars & Trucks
An Audi 80 likely has many miles on the clock and unless you were careful about regular transmission flushes, it may be in terminal failure.
some folks try a flush, but at this point it may break so much loose junk in the tranny as to simply cause the unit to fail completely. Bad news either way, but I would try a complete flush (not just drop the pan) and see what happens. Be prepared to walk home ??.
all the best.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: honda civic 2003 transmission
Its possible that your transmissions Shift Solonoids could be acting erratically, either because they themselves are faulty, or the transmission's ECU is faulty, or maybe even the wiring between the two is somewhat faulty.
However it is also possible that your transmission's Speed Governor is holding too much pressure and doesn't realize it needs to downshift when you start slowing down.
Thirdly it is also possible that your Torque-Converter lockup may be siezed, or the wiring feeding it may be faulty.
Transmission repairs are usually somewhat pricey, and difficult to pinpoint, and fix, and I'm sorry to say that most of these causes to your problem really can't be checked without pulling the transmission out of the car, and disassembling it to see what the problem is.
Posted on May 16, 2008
i had the same problem, its the torque converter. I took my 05 c/a in because i was having shifting problem, the long and short of it is there is a breather on the tranmission that sucks in water from the road. the water and the atf dont mix. the dealer put in a torque converter and changed the fluid and installed a redesigned transmission breather.
Posted on May 03, 2009
are u sure the alignment (side to side, up and down) of the trans on the bell housingis not out of spec, that will burn the bearings out very quickly.
Posted on May 04, 2009
I have a s40 1.9d / 2000 plate,
In the last month or so the car loses revs when changing up to 3rd and 4th gear, I can only get 50 mph max in 3rd gear 80mp in 4th.
The car has just clocked 185,000 miles
Its a great car but a pai at the moment, I've had a service including fuel fillter change added fuel cleaners to the deilsel all to no avail
Posted on Feb 12, 2010
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