2000 Volkswagen Jetta Q&A
2000 Volkswagen Jetta Question: TRANSMISSION
The P0740 is a common code, I don't think this trans shop is on top of it. Here is an article I wrote about that code: http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0740 the P0730 is an 'incorrect gear ratio code". Did this shop have a VW capable scanner, because the causes of these codes are readily apparent, IF you know what to look for in the scanner data stream output. Get a second opinion, try to find a good independent VW shop, they should be able to deal with these code, these are fairly common. - dandd
to check the transmission fluid
...ntil the engine speed reached ~4200 rpm. I suspect there is something amiss with the automatic transmission, and if it is an issue that might be resolved with replacement of the transmission which might...
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler...
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.