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1995 Audi A6 Quattro Question: transmission pan



skerink, Springfield, MA, February 03, 2010, 00:01

does this car have a sensor that will stop it from shifting if the transmission pan is off cause the car is in neutral and the pan is off i tried to put it in park but it whould not take

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    February 03, 2010, 13:30

    Having the pan off shouldn't change the mechanical shifting, are you sure the linkage wasn't disconnected or effected in some way?

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    February 06, 2010, 09:10

    park is mechanical and should engage no matter what. if you had the valve body off you may have a rod that fell out of place.

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    Visitor, January 05, 2011, 07:07

    1. You could put the pan back on and see if the transmission will shift to park.
    2. I assume you have Anti-theft locking system on your car. When the Ignition key is remove it automatically locks the Transmission preventing the car from being moved/rolled, towed etc.
    All this for a Transmission ATF change?
    Best regards

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