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Well when he warms up it won't shift into 3rd 4th 5th or 6th…

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Well when he warms...

Well when he warms up it won't shift into 3rd 4th 5th or 6th Gear it's lips

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

Brake switch?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

It's a 2005 VW bug beetle

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I just bought the car and we got it up on jacks and we we're going to check the tranny fluid

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No that's about all the problems I have

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Martin, auto electrical replied 7 months ago
Martin
Martin, auto electrical
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Hello, Welcome to Just Answer.
The problem might be that the valves do not open as a result of low or dirty fluid. There is also a filter that can cause this behavior
The fluid becomes tacky. This is a result of heat. Replacing the fluid with a new filter and cleaning the solenoid valves should rectify the problem. Should you need more information please do not hesitate to ask me.
Greetings,
Martin.
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