When I put the shifter to drive it goes directly on the 3rd gear and stays there eventhough I go to 5 or 50 mph. I can go manually from the 1st gear to the 2nd or from the 2nd to the 3rd .... but when go from the 3rd gear to drive it stays on the 3rd gear. Looking for help! Many thanks
Automatic transmission problem on 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio
by GaetanP in Alburgh, VT on September 26, 2013
ANSWER by globalhelper on September 27, 2013
seek a free diag and est from aamco then shop prices
ANSWER by ebans777 on September 27, 2013
agree with greg
While diving on the open road the tansmission shifted into a lower gear,then would not shift back into a higher gear. This causing the Tac to read High RPM's 6K. Then it did shift after stoping on ...
I just want to check the transmission fluid but can't seem to find a dipstick or container for it anywhere under the hood
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.
can at trans fluid be serviced w/o going to dlr. ?