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, 2003 Audi RS6. CEL came on yesterday

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Customer: ***** ***** Nordberg
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Customer: 2003 Audi RS6. CEL came on yesterday afternoon. Took it to my local independent shop, they pulled P1624 and then P0741. I gather from the forums that the latter is a torque converter problem. They reset the CEL and it hasn't come on again (yet). I need to drive about 100 miles next week. Question is whether there's a risk for that trip
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon - Audi tech.

Yes, this is Torque converter problem. The transmission will need to be replaced.

I would make sure the Transmission fluid is OK.

The transmission won't failed immediately but sooner it will get worse.

The 100 miles is minimal. it will take several hundred miles to failed entirely.

I would suggest buy yourself an OBD2 scanner and erase the code yourself if you are in the middle of the road.

The 100 miles will be OK.

Please rate me positive for the prompt service, thank you!

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