How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Curtis Your Own Question
Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
Category: Australia Car
Satisfied Customers: 1606
Experience:  Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.
Type Your Australia Car Question Here...
Curtis is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

A3 quattro 3.2 rough, ,jerks when starting to

Customer Question

A3 quattro 3.2 rough, ,jerks when starting to drive/revererse
JA: What year is your Audi?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you fixing your A3 quattro yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no,havenot done anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 9 months ago.

Is it running rough when you are sitting at idle, like at a stop? Or just a harsh engagement from a dead stop in forward or reverse?

Try this- In a parking lot, let off the brake but do not step on the gas- let the transmission pull under it's own power. Is it "jerky", almost pulsing?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
when you are stopped then engage gear