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I have a 2005 Passat TDI ( Automatic) Not yet, Just want to

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Hi Good afternoon I have...
Hi Good afternoon I have a 2005 Passat TDI ( Automatic)
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not yet, Just want to understand the problem before taking it to Mechanic yesterday afternoon, the check engine light came on while I am on the road and the lights on the dash for gears are solid lit up
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: and I couldn't drive the car
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: VW/Passat - 2005 TDI ( Automatic)
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I had a oil leak also I am not sure if that is from transmission ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago
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Thanks for choosing Just Answer . I'm Wolfgang here to help!!

I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please understand that I don't know your skill level. In most cases when you have a problem with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we just diagnose and fix them. Also understand that I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results.

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Ok by your description you do have a trans fault because of the check engine light and the trans indicator at the same time.

just be aware there may be other codes maybe stored in the engine control module that pertains only to the engine. Make sure the person is scanning scans both modules to get all faults to check out accordingly. professional scan tool will be needed.

at this point there it is to vague of what is wrong exactly and needs to be narrowed down to diagnose correctly!!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi,Thanks for your reply, I just connected the OBD and got 4 error codes1) P0811
2) P0741
3) P0735
4) P0811Let me know.Regards.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

hey can i have your vin # please to get the factory repair information !!

thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
WVWAE63B05E090041
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

did you verify the leak yet if it is transmission fluid or another leak ? that will be needed first to make sure before continuing!! with a trans leak and depending how much fluid did you lose can cause these faults that you have but may be a compounded issue where there may be more than one issue with the trans.

please let me know!!

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