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We have a 2009 VW Routan van with about 76k miles on it. The transmission frequently goes into limp mode, but sometimes it’s fine. The local mechanic said he didn’t think it was the transmission, he thinks it’s the computer. So we took it to the VW dealer. They kept it two days then said they didn’t know what was wrong with it. So we don’t know where to turn.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

Yesterday at the dealer.

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

Did you not see the long message I sent?

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 5 months ago
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I do need a vin # to get the factory info to assist.

Thanks

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Here’s the vin:
2v8hw54x49r546331
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 5 months ago

while i'm getting the information did the dealer tell you the codes that was stored in all modules?

thanks

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Po750, a solenoid code I think.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 5 months ago

ok lets say its the p0750 code that is for the L/R . solenoid . there are 3 possibilities , the solenoid(valve body assy), wiring , or the computer.

very rarely the computer is the issue . its usually the solenoid or wiring causing this . the hardes part is that you have an intermittent issue here so get it to act up and stay acting up is the key.

some repair facilities use best educated guesses on these intermittent issue like yours . sometimes can bite in the rear .

did they road test the vehicle to see if they can get it to act up?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Not sure if they road tested it but they said they couldn’t duplicate the problem.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Can you help us?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 5 months ago

i can try!!

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