What should I do if my Passat transmission goes bad?

What should I do if my Passat transmission goes bad?

Did a drain and refill @80K miles, got the TC code @110K so I installed a new VW TC with all new fluid. The transmission went @~120K. If I had just replaced everything when the TC went, I would have saved ~$1,500.00.

What causes a hard to shift manual transmission?

Other causes for a hard-to-shift manual transmission include: Worn or loose internal components (shift fork, levers, shafts) Low oil level (or the wrong type of oil) Misaligned transmission Synchronizer problems

Is there a problem with my 2005 Volkswagen Passat?

The contact owns a 2005 Volkswagen Passat. The contact stated that she could hear a chain noise while driving at any speed. After a year, the noise became louder. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the balance chain would break soon. The vehicle had not been repaired.

What do you need to know about your Volkswagen transmission?

If you’re in need of a service or maintenance on your transmission, be sure to contact us here at Speedcraft Volkswagen. You might notice that, while driving, your car hesitates or refuses to go into gear. This is a clear-cut sign of a problem with your transmission.

Is there a warranty on a 2005 Jetta TDI?

’13 Passat, ’05 Passat, 03′ Jetta TDI, ’80 Rabbit DI – needs motor! Replaced my TC around 230,000 miles, serviced trans and replaced all mounts then too. Shop would only use VW OEM replacement for two reasons. Mainly, they don’t fail like so many others do and they come with a warranty.

Can a VW suppied ZF unit replace a trans?

You could do a pan drop before making a decision as to roll the dice with just replacing a tc. The prudent decision is probably to replace the trans with the VW suppied ZF unit wich comes with a new tc. Otherwise, although the trans may function for awhile but may be approaching the end of its lift.

What kind of problem does a DSG gearbox have?

VW and Audi DSG Gearbox ECU problem (Mechatronic Control Module Fault) This is a very common problem for all Volkswagen and Audi vehicles fitted with the DSG (Mechatronic) 6-speed gearbox system.

What are the symptoms of a gearbox failure?

Common Failure symptoms: 1 No forward or reverse gears 2 Dropping out of selected gear 3 PRNDS light flashing 4 No communication to the gearbox ECU