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Tiptronic Transmission is shifting "hard" mostly in 3rd and 4th once the car has been running for a while. Has been doing that for awhile. Now it is starting to rev inbetween the gears. It also sometimes will not reflect when I want to use the stick with the " " and the "-". Don't know if has something to do with an electronic board?? or if it is mechanical?? Have been trying to avoid the dealer, but may have to take it there.????

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Check fluid level, any codes? Try Lucas no slip.

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    Also check the fluid quality. If you see sediment in it or if it looks or smells burned, replace the fluid and filter. If there is a significant amount of metal powder in the fluid, the transmission may need repair. Note: see the owner's manual for checking the fluid level. Many cars require you to have the engine running while you check to get an accurate measurement.

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SOURCE: 2001 vw cabrio automatic transmission

I'm dealing with the same car. I just had the transmission completely overhauled. Very$$$. The mechanic told me that it's common for cabrio's to develop this problem between 80,000 and 100,000 miles, mine happened around 95,000 miles. Knowing what I know now, I would have sold it.

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SOURCE: 2000 VW Jetta squealing when shifting from 2-3rd and hard shift down when going up hill

hi if its just second to thrid then the clutch is slipping on thrid gear look at the boxes oil level is important but look at the colour is it red and tranperant as this is ok if its brown its a sign of the clutches slipping i would try a stall test on thrid gear first and if its ok second gear [manually] see is the engine stalls at the correct rpm if you thinkabout it imagine you are in thrid gear in a manuual box and suddenly drop into second it would be hard shifting it could also be a faulty thrid gear solenoid yates210456

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SOURCE: 02 jeep liberty won't shift into 3rd or 4th gear.

Ratio codes generally indicate a pressure loss & slipping which the computer reads as a gear ratio problem. Likely you need a rebuild.

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