The car runs well at normal driving speeds. After a stop there is sometimes a hesitation or stall before the normal acceleration begins. The Check Engine light is on. The shift indicator either flashes or stays constant in a red bar instead of the D for Drive being lit in red. The stall or hesitation is not consistant and is random.
Check Engine light on. Hesitation after stop but not always. on 2003 Audi A4
by Rocky Top Pop in Richardson, TX on February 20, 2010
ANSWER by some guy on February 21, 2010
the trans display is saying there is a fault in the transmission. when a trans faults it goes into limp mode which can cause the stall and sluggishness. the check engine light may be on as a "mil" request saying check trans. either way the faults need to be read and evaluated by a tester and diagnostic technician. there are too many reasons to speculate what happened to your car without knowing the fault codes.
ANSWER by Visitor on January 14, 2011
sell the car