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Jetta: 000 miles..engaging..4th gear..this when the car has warmed…

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Hi, I have a 2005.5 Jetta...
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I have a 2005.5 Jetta with 84,000 miles and the started about a month ago not engaging between 3rd and 4th gear. It does this when the car has warmed up and does this for the duration of the day. It accelerates between 3 an 4 i have to take foot off accelerator before it engages, sometimes it jumps into 4 gear and knocks. I am very concerned about this the car should not be doing this with only 84,000 miles maintenance is not do on the transmission until 100,000 miles
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VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 years ago
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Ok these transmission tend to leak transmission fluid from the trans pan make sure the transmission pan gasket is not leaking fluid these are very common then what happens is the transmission start to loose fluid and start to shift hard. I hope this helps.



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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Relist: Inaccurate answer.
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 years ago
How is this a inaccurate answer this is a possibility what more info do you need ??
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

I am not losing any transmission fluid no leaks???

VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 years ago
Have they checked the valve body and pressure tested the clutches in the transmission?
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