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Check engine light is on. EPC light is on. Car is locked in

Customer Question

Check engine light is on. EPC light is on. Car is locked in park. Coding p0706
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: Which one?
JA: What is the model/year of your Audi?
Customer: 2006 a6
JA: Are you fixing your A6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes and nothing yet im researching it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Epc light goes off after i use the disengage switch located below the ash tray but when put back in park it comes back on. Car drives perfectly normal in gear 99% of the time. Occasionally have difficulty going in reverse
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Audi
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Code p0706 transmission range sensor ?A? Circuit Range/Performance
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

Hi Im David, P0706 AUDI - Transmission Range Sensor Circuit Range Performance Possible causes - Faulty Park/neutral position switch - Misadjusted park/neutral position switch - Park/neutral position switch harness is open or shorted - Park/neutral position switch circuit poor electrical connection

you need to replace the range sensor aka neutral safety switch

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Can you help me find where to buy one?
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

i can try......

Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

3.2 or 4.2 engine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

ok thanks

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Any luck locating a part?
Expert:  david craig replied 8 months ago.

none. it looks like its going to be a dealer only part, but ill keep looking.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

I am contacting you because the post has not been closed or rated.

This question is coming up on 7 days which means it will time out and close.

You have already paid to get this question answered, but you have not rated.

Let me help some more. Is there anything else I can help you with?