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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-18-06, 04:22 AM Thread Starter
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A4LD - no overdrive

My trans will no longer shift into OD (4th gear).
1st, 2nd and 3rd are fine, and lock-up engages at 60 kph (35 mph) as before.
When I hit 70 kph (45 mph), OD would normally engage, but not anymore.
When the trans tries to shift into OD, it feels like I was applying the handbrake, i.e. the car dips slightly and starts slowing down.
When I shift the lever from "D" to "3", the trans returns to 3rd+lockup and the "handbrake feeling" disappears.
This behaviour started after I had to abort during an overtake. The trans was kicked-down to 2nd and speed around
90 kph (55 mph), when I quickly had to release the throttle and brake hard.
Any ideas what might be the problem?


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-20-06, 10:41 AM
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Re: A4LD - no overdrive

yo H
do you have a check engine light on?

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