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Hi there my problem is when my gearbox is cold gears work fine when warm sticks in top gear and wont kick down switch key off and it resets and is ok when warm for a very short time had diagnostics done on it and is showing no fault codes plz help ....its a 94 lwb pajero exceed 2.8

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  • andy-45 Feb 07, 2010

    hi m8 done an oil change on transmission but made no difference



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I thought when I had my transmission gear chains repaired at 67k that this would keep it going another 67k miles, however I haven\'t thought of changing or flushing out the transmission I will ask my not VW mechanic about this his prices are less and stands by his work better than the dealer in Keene NH. all I know is I don\'t feel safe driving to far from home with this happening. IT could be a cold issue its been mighty cold here and the car doesn\'t have a garage but I warm it up for about 10-15 min before I drive it, like I said when its cold it doesn\'t jerk its when the gauge is in the middle stating its warmed up it jerks when I slow down in lower gears and then when I start up again in the lower gears it seems like it needs help in making the chains work there are two metal chains in the VW jetta one for the front and one for the back and its the back that is catching, you would think that Andrew the service manager for many years would have know the answer and would have reassured me it is minor or something other than it will cost you 1500-5000 dollars for repair at that rate I want to sell the car and move on.

I have no post solution for anyone else but I sure can tell you I don\'t think that VW are a top car to buy unless you buy the extended warranty which I had when the chains were replaced.

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Sounds funny, but have you ever had the fluid changed....i have seen this fix a problem just like yours before

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