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Volkswagen Jetta, Transmission, Sedan
#384 of 397 tranny issues
Jan 31, 2013 (6:18 pm)
I have a 2005 jetta GLI 1.8t 5 speed auto. im having issues mainly when its the tranny is cold i can manually shift first through third fine , but when it tries to go into 4 or 5 it just seems to hit neutral. usually once the tranny warms up , a good 10 miles or so(and the weather is not super cold) i can usually start getting 4 and 5th back. when i have the gears 4 and 5 working they run perfectly fine . the tranny shop briefly looked at it and wants to tell me i need a whole new tranny ..anyone run into this?
#385 of 397 2002 Jetta VR6 tranny issues
Mar 06, 2013 (10:21 am)
1st to 2nd gear is fine, but when shifting to 3rd, it slips completely as if its in neutral. If I shut the car off and let it cool down, problem goes away. Most days there is no issue, only when I drive lots at short distances (engine get to warm?) Dealer found just one code when scanning it: 00652 - Gear Monitoring: Implausible Signal. This could mean many issues.
Any help would be great!
#386 of 397 Re: 3rd gear high rpm gear slip [glinate]
Mar 22, 2013 (10:53 am)
Is your car an automatic?
If it is then have a shop check your transmission. Sounds like there's a problem with the transmission.
More than likely it doesn't have to do with the timing belt or oil leak.
Here's some info about oil leaks in case you're interested in knowing: https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/oil-fluid-leak-inspection
#387 of 397 Re: tranny problems [fpjdp]
Apr 02, 2013 (6:56 am)
I have the exact same problem with my 2003 Jetta wagon TDI. Did you ever find out what it was? I would appreciate any feed back. No technician I've talked to seems to have a clue what it could be.
#388 of 397 Re: tranny problems [kirouac]
Apr 02, 2013 (8:37 am)
The issue was a faulty TCM (transmission control module) and the transmission wiring harness.
The error code causes the initiation of "limp mode" in the transmission. This restricts the transmission to 3rd gear to prevent damage until issue is resolved.
#389 of 397 Re: 06 transmission problem [thedude13]
Apr 05, 2013 (6:36 pm)
#390 of 397 Re: 2004 Jetta TDI Transmission problem [luckystar1]
May 23, 2013 (9:52 am)
I am having the same problem now with my TDi. It started back in Jan. 2013. Did anyone ever find a fix for you? I'm tired of not having a ride.
#391 of 397 2006 Jetta TDI
Jun 23, 2013 (5:30 pm)
I have been having the same problem with my car with less than 66,000 miles. It randomly shifts into nuetral usually around 3rd gear and has some electrical issue that drains the battery if I do not drive it for a few days. The VW Dealer told me to replace the transmission for $7,000 and see if that fixes the problem. I have taken it to several other people and have been told it is the transmission, mechatronics unit, unknown electrical problem or no idea. I had the transmission fluid replaced and reflashed but did not solve the problem. I also wanted to see if anyone knows if this is the same transmission as the Audi 2002-2006 A4 or A6. They just settled a lawsuit stating the transmission was flawed. It would be nice to know exactly what is causing the problem before I start throwing more money at the car.
#392 of 397 Re: 1999 VW Jetta Wolfsburg: Transmission replacement or add fluid? [1joy]
Aug 24, 2013 (11:19 am)
If the radio was installed rite there is no possible way the radio caused the computer to fail. Maybe if you shorted 2 wires together. If you herd that from the dealer that is false. Check Fluid get a clothes hanger an put in the hole of the trans paint it white and measure 2 in and mark it thats full mark
German engineering is great
I own a 2003 Jetta And it is the Best, no problems just changed the water pump and timing belt 102000.
Transmission shifts good i rebuilt the valve body all new electronics at 100000 Fluid still clean.
#393 of 397 Re: 3rd gear high rpm gear slip [glinate]
Sep 04, 2013 (8:06 pm)
I have a 2002 Jetta 1.8t with 5speed tip-tronic automatic transmission that does the exact same thing! And I'm on my second transmission and it's doing the exact same thing again! NEVER AGAIN WILL I EVER BUY A VW/AUDI/PORSCHE with an automatic. This is my second Jetta and my other one had a slipping transmission too!