There are three shift modes that the transmission can be set to which alters the shift points as well as the speed of the shifts amount of transmission slip between shifts. The plate also tells you the month and year of your vehicle's production. It is also on the vehicle identification plate which is on the left front door jamb. Filling is through the speed sensor hole. In order to accurately find the sensor and fix the problem, you will need to find out which error code is being triggered by the computer. If one of the computer's sensors is not working properly, then the computer may not be able to successfully identify the current state of the engine and choose the appropriate fuel mixture or timing advance level.
When you obtain the trouble codes, you can look them up in the factory diagnostic book or look up the code online. As a result, most local transmission shops or national chains won't have specific training, knowledge and equipment to test and re-machine vital parts of this transmission. This will not reset trouble codes in the computer. The location of the bolt holes on the A2 transaxle may or may not match up with the stud locations on the A1 version. Doing it this way will also include the coolant glow plug relays, and eliminate the need to unplug all the engine and transmission connections. It will also make it conform fully to the wiring of a factory installed transmission. This mode keeps the transmission in Third gear and the gear indicator in the instrument panel indicates all gears are selected simultaneously.
I figured I can just pull the computer and everything. In the above right image, you'll see a top view of the transaxle. You do this the same way you eat an elephant. Some of the 096 parts were held over for the 01M transmission, such as oil filter, oil pan, filler tube, gaskets, speedometer gears, skid plate, etc. By entering this site, you agree to hold Pelican Parts free from any liability arising out of the use of any information contained within.
Once running, the drain plug on the bottom of the transmission oil pan is removed with a 5mm allen wrench. It was determined that a dipstick and fill might invite owners to introduce incorrect or inferior fluid. This causes a sudden shift from gear 4 to gear 1, when the gear gets stuck at the shift from gear 3 to gear 4. Some fluid will drip out whether oil level is full or low. The computer takes input from a variety of sensors that are located on the engine: engine coolant temperature, crank angle, throttle position, exhaust gas oxygen mixture , ambient air temperature and mass air flow. One bite at a time.
As CoolAir says, changing the whole harness is a massive undertaking, and will not aid in the swap. Turn the key off then immediately start the engine. Before you buy a Volkswagen, you should be aware of the above problems in the transmission and select a model that isn't affected by these troubles. The system is designed to react to these failures and indicate them to the driver, so that they can be fixed. If it were just a transmission swap, then rewiring would be the way to do it.
Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. . You can find the type number by putting the vehicle up onto jack stands and looking on the end of the transaxle near the driver's side script assembly, on the bottom side of the transaxle. Differential is emptied by removing the final drive cover on the rear of the transmission or by vacuum extraction through the speed sensor hole. Volkswagen has also had problems with its high-end paddle gearbox, the Tiptronic transmission system.
This transmission has a separate oil for the differential in the transmission, so there are two fluid levels to check. I got given to me an automatic jetta with a blown engine and I bought a wrecked jetta with good engine and transmission. The affected vehicles have been recalled. Faulty Clutch Component A faulty clutch component of the mechtronic unit causes sudden downshifts. The factory book will have extensive sections describing the various faults and what is needed to fix them.
Consult authorized factory manuals when performing repair procedures. As with any electronic device, components can fail, triggering problems with the system. Install drain plug and fill tube cap. Almost all modern Volkswagens use a sophisticated Bosch engine management system called Motronic. No No No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No 1st 3. Occasionally, the plastic speedometer drive gear will break and fall off of the differential carrier and the speedometer will stop working. This stack maintains the proper level at the proper temperature.