The car had around 132,000 miles when it was junked. The problem is an intermittent electrical tcm problem in which signal 'drops' for a short period of time. The cvt was touted as a highly reliable transmission in Audi sales brochures with less moving parts. Remove the black box from its containment, pulling it out the side from under the carpet for easier access. My research indicates that tcm failure is a common problem on Audi.
On one occasion, my infant daughter and I were put in danger when the transmission didn't engage as I attempted a left turn. It can be purchased at I also recommend you read Jeff's writeup for his clutch removal and install found at I used his guide along with the bentley to complete this install. If you dont have one, you should not consider this job. I had to quickly throw it in drive and head into oncoming traffic until being able to get inot the proper lane. It has the same issues. After you have disconnected the bracket on the rear of the starter, you can disconnect the bolts that hold it to the tranny.
After researching, I have seen many similar complaints and feel this may be due to a manufacturing defect, given low relative miles on the vehicle. It has similar problem as your car. This article applies to the Audi A6 C5 1997-2004. I brought it to Audi service and I was told today that my transmission was leaking and was dripping onto my catalytic converter which was the cause for the smoke. I put it in to neutral, then reverse again and it slowly catches sometimes. The settlement does not say whether owners who had only a major component fail instead of a complete replacement are eligible for reimbursement.
This article applies to the Audi A6 C6. Sep 13, 2011 Check Engine Light? New Installed Ok, so you decided to get a new clutch right? The A4 is one of the most popular and highly sought after entry-level luxury. Transmission repair shops just refuse to repair this type of transmission. Tcm failure and faults due to improper electrical connections and clutch pack failure becuase the transmission cannot handle the power or weight of the car. I have both complaints which are exactly the same filed with Audi. Could it be the potential computer issue? Next, you need to unbolt the starter from the trans.
Install Tips I will not really go over the install. We were stuck in oncoming traffic in a car that would not move. I have an 03 Audi A4 1. Went for a job interview an hour away from home, come out and car doesn't start. The next step it to remove the rear support bracket for the trans. It just matter of time and transmission will be broken and somebody got hurt.
You will see the pressrue plate has six bolts. This caused a short and killed my battery. Second and bigger issue is the rear window which is separating from the convertible top. The car lost all power and just would rev. Do you have any idea where to look for the specific model.
If this unit gets wet or goes bad, replacement is necessary, unless you are an electronics genius. It helped to have someone else there as they were able to wrench it, while I held the socket on the bolt. A week later or so check engine light came on and car was dead in its tracks. Bottom line: The transmission could fail, again, at any time. There are two long ones on each side, and one shorter one. This is not how I did it, but you may be able to get the slave out of the way first. He scheduled a hearing for September when any complaints about the settlement would be considered and final approval could be given.
That is why from 2005 and on the cvt comes with 7 clutch plates. Thank goodness nobody was injured in either situation. They touted that they sold the car, and had serviced it. The car lost all power and just would rev. Additionally, the transmission would not engage while in reverse on several occasions.
Also very common problem for this model cars. Now the check engine light is flashing and I have had my car sitting for a few days after all this suddenly appeared. However, last week as I was returning home, smoke began to come out of the engine. I am having problems and some of the symptoms appear to parallel those identified on a number of sites. You're labeling all of these right?! Use the 2' extension and a swivel to reach the shield bolts.