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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a vw passat
hard to say its a Volkswagen could be computer related how does the fluid in the gear box look? if you drive it (can you?) does it make any noises? please rate -jeff
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
Automatic transmissions, have brake and clutch bands, these gradually wear. The residue of this wear is picked up by the filter. from time to time, it will require servicing, to clean the filter and adjust the brake and clutch bands and change the fluid at the same time.
I had the torque converter drilled, drain, welded, to get all the fluid out and replaced with synthetic fluid, which handles much higher temperature, and according to a transmission specialist, will last the life of the vehicle. When fluid has changed from red to brown , it is no longer performing to its specification, and will eventually cause unnecessary wear to the transmission. I would suggest to get the transmission serviced by a transmission specialist, rather than a general mechanic, if possible. I have seen owners told a transmission had to be replaced for $1800 (at the brand authorised service agent), when the specialist new it was a common fault for that model and would cost about $70 to fix.
Posted on Feb 04, 2010
Found a garage in leyton east london can get recon done on 1.9 tdi auto box for £700 also they can deliver box anywhere in country, . resonable price considering what main dealer want. reverse band they do for £400 all in 07877313910 hope that helps
Posted on May 03, 2011
run the fault codes and look for a problem reverse servo/solenoid or a problem TCM
Posted on Mar 20, 2015
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