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Audi A4 refuses to go into reverse forward gears ok. 120K no

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Audi A4 refuses to go into reverse forward gears ok.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: 120K no leaks new engine put in
JA: What year is your A4?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your A4 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No local shop put engine in. No problems going into reverse before engine replaced. I got a call from the mechanic said needs new transmission. He checked atv and said it was dirty
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

Here’s the sequence of events I follow:
Check fluid level and color. Make appropriate repairs.
Check shift solenoids with a scan tool in bidirectional mode if
applicable. Shift solenoids are inside the transmission and this is
the easiest way to check them.
Drop pan and inspect for excessive metal shavings inside pan.
Check valve body and clutches visually.
Hopefully you may not have to go this far, maybe you just were a
bit low on fluid.
Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now and keep
this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me
Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

Did you have any more questions for me?

Thanks again, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

If you are satisfied with my answer, I would greatly appreciate a 5
star rating now and I will still assist you after you have rated me
too if another question pops up. I don’t get credit for helping you
until you rate me.
Thanks again, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 1 month ago.

Hi again, your credit card has already been charged but you only have one thing left to do at that is to rate me 5 stars please.

I don't get credit for helping you until you rate me:)

Thanks so much,

Ron