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You can change it,BUT,it entails removing the pan on the tranny,there are alot of bolts and a gasket,or you can find a transmission fluid pump for about 40.00,
jiffy lube is 100.00,here is some info,
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In general principle there is no reason why you cannot do it yourself. Tiptronic is just a marketing name for a particular design which can have a drain and fill port like any other trans.

However some car makers do make it difficult by omitting one plug or another from their design, or by placing it in a very difficult position. Others may electronically tie the fluid change in with a reset code to be entered into the ECU, for which you have to visit an authorised mechanic.

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More than likely, like most automatic transmissions, yours does not have an oil plug. You need to drop the transmission oil pan to drain the old oil... You need to buy a transmission filter/pan gasket kit. The filter is located on the bottom of the tranny. You will see it when you remove the pan. Replace the filter, thoroughly remove any traces of old gasket material, clean the mating surfaces, and reinstall the pan with the new gasket. Torque the pan bolts to the manufacturers spec (you should be able to get this where you buy the filter/gasket kit). Refill the transmission through the dipstick (Capacity for the Voyager is 4 quarts, make sure to use ATF Plus (Type 7176) for your particular tranny, NOT Dexron, Mercon, or generic automatic transmission fluid, Chrysler transmissions do not like any other kind and tend to fail quite quickly with the wrong fluid). Fill to the full cold level. Start the engine, move the shifter through all gear ranges, and put it back in park. Leave the engine running and refill to cold full. Drive the car for 5-10 minutes and, with the engine still running and the car in park, fill to Hot full. You should be ready to go!

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SOURCE: automatic tiptronic gearbox sometimes sticks

have you had any transmission services done yet? like a flush sounds like a sticking solenoid but very hard to say with out looking into it please rate -jeff

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SOURCE: Allroad Tiptronic Gearbox "holding" gears before changing up.

Have you had the vehicle put on a diagnostic machine, does the car feel slugish, any lack of power, we have seen a lot of these vehicles with air mass sensor faults. When they fail they do not show a code but with the right scanner they can be seen not working. This affects the gearchange because the ecu does not have the correct data to shift. Of course it could also be the transmission is in need of overhaul. but i would take it to a good diagnostic garage first. It is not uncommon for the air mass sensor to fail after it has been disturbed or knocked in the workshop. we have never found out why.

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SOURCE: 1999 audi a4 automatic transmission problem

The transmission shifts up only to the 4th gear, tiptronic is not working and the dispay with

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the correct transmission fluid is ATF+4, any other trans fluid will spoil the transmission.
i use platinum spark plugs in my engine, works great.

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