The torque converter may be worn thats why it fails on the high gear. I was on my way to the dealership when it just quit. I am thinking of maybe taking it to the tech soon and running a complete diagnostic on it so maybe they can pinpoint the problem to a bad soleniod or something else easy to fix. It was towed to the dealership who later said my clutch and flywheel needed to be replaced. I will have to get all the information codes etc then re-post.
Posted on May 18, 2010 the brown fluid is caused by the burnt up transmission clutch pack, suit yourself here, but you need a new transmission, this one is toast. The engine was producing power, but something was wrong with the transmission. I check it a few minutes after it has warmed up and cycled the gears about 100 degrees. Only slips once over 3000rpms in 4th gear and over 2500rpms in 5th gear. I will have to get all the information codes etc then re-post. I know to little fluid would.
I also own a 2003 Jetta and once my engine light would come on after 2 mins of driving. Now again at 39K it has started slipping and is now at 41K. Is there anyway this could be an electrical problem with my tcm or another bad connector? Taken to dealership for blown fuses cigarette lighter , trunk latch, center console, and transmission repairs. I also own a 2003 Jetta and once my engine light would come on after 2 mins of driving. Would to much fluid cause slipping? The transmission slip would in some way seem connected to an electrical problem.
Chilton has the most accurate and up-to-date Volkswagen Passat 1. The exact distance from the catalytic converter varies by engine type , i. Also would I be smelling a burning smell at all from the torque converter. The wire harness, fuse block, and controller components located behind the dash were destroyed by fire. I have to suggest you take the car to a trusted professional and ask them to give it a once over. Fluid seemed ok, definitely looked like used oil but smelled just fine not burnt at all and seemed clean. Drained some fluid, looked very dark brown but had no burnt smell at all, smelled not bad at all so I do not think the clutches are burnt up.
I was told by an independent vw tech to try and flush the tranny through the cooler lines with some aerosol stuff in a green can called trans Kool or something like that, then add new fluid. This isn't to say that there are not problems with the electronic controls of the transmission, testing the system is always done before a new transmission is put in, otherwise the problems that may have contributed to the failure of this transmission will damge the new unit very quickly. Is the filter a cleanable screen or do I need to replace? The Honda autobox also includes what is known as accumulators - these control how each clutch is engaged during acceleration. Drain magnet was clean also. The transmission and system that is electrical mentioned by some drivers to be especially problematic. Myself and the previous owner of the car are experienced drivers of standard transmissions and even at 80000 miles the clutch should still have had many more miles to go.
Once done - if there are none be sure to weigh your options. This site consists of a compilation of public information available on the internet. I was told by an independent vw tech to try and flush the tranny through the cooler lines with some aerosol stuff in a green can called trans Kool or something like that, then add new fluid. Could this be an electrical problem malfunctioning tcm or solenoid? However on a closer look you will see the electronics only cause a shift or monitor a shift. Replace Ignition Coils 2001 U2014 2003 New Beetle 1. Bought from original owners that supposedly did no service on the tranny.
Does this mean I have a restriction somewhere? It feels like it loses power while driving. How can I check the torque converter if it is bad? When I got home, I searched online for what it could be and it turns out I am not the only one this has happened to. It seems more something like that to me because the tranny shifts fine with normal driving and the transmission just feels good. I am throwing a p0730 incorrect gear ratio code, does this relate to the torque converter? I had someone else look at the code and they erased it. Shouldn't it have been mixed with the 4+ quarts of the old dirty brown fluid and come out brownish? For the sedans as well as the wagons, standard features included air-con, power door locks, energy steering, twin airbags, anti-lock brakes, and an alarm system that is anti-theft. It would jerk going down the highway. There were no metal shavings in either of the magnets on the plugs so what would the filter be clogged with? My first clutch started slipping at 17K miles, finally replaced at 20K.
Posted on May 22, 2010 Hi Trevy, The question you pose makes sense at first glance. Disconnecting the battery is like resetting the computer and hopefully the sensor. Could after 98k the fluid is bad and causing slipping and less presure build up? It is possible that there is too much fluid, which is why I suggest changing the filter and fluid, it's certainly worth a try, versus having the transmission rebuilt, but with my experience with automatic transmissions, you usually end up having to rebuild the transmission. Chilton has online repair manuals and other resources for more than 70 years of vehicle makes and models, including Volkswagen Passat 1. It is showing a p0730 incorrect gear ratio code which just means really its slipping. This is done sometimes by allowing it to warm up sitting or just to drive it until you come to a safe pull over place that is level - then check it. Disconnecting the battery is like resetting the computer and hopefully the sensor.
Does not seem like any sensors. Download manual guide of 2002 Vw Jetta 1 8t Shop Manual Pdf in pdf that we indexed in Manual Guide. I had someone else look at the code and they erased it. . Please let me know what you find. G 052 990 A2 may be used. All the other gears drive and shift perfect and 4th and 5th drive and shift fine with normal driving with minimal acceleration or on a decline or flat ground.