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Volkswagen Golf, 2003, auto transmission solenoid location

I am having trouble with my VW auto transmission. It is at a trans shop now and they said the codes require testing the solenoids and that they are internal, having to remove the pan to check. It this correct. The trans codes say that 2nd and 4th are not working. Please help.

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Solenoids are starter relays, i don't know how that will be related to the transmission issue, their diagnosis might be a little off, so please get it doublecheck.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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    marlon john madrid Jul 15, 2008

    miller sorry about that i did not check on VW tranny, i based my last answer on a honda.



    i checked more with someone online with golf AT and yes, the regulator that controls the fluid flow on the auto tranny may be calibrated or synced with the tranny controller / computer.



    my apologies once again

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    marlon john madrid Jul 15, 2008

    click on the link below to check on the valve positioning so that you will have an idea on the actual cause of the problem after you have it checked with the shop



    VW Electornic Controls.



    thanks to coolvdub for the shots

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