I started noticing a problem last night after engaging into D gear. The main issue is that upon releasing the brakes after engaging, I find the car to not be moving much at all or even not move in some instance, and upon accelerating slightly, the rpm's increases for a bit before the car jerks forward greatly.
Some additional information;
• Problem seems to occur in this pattern - When I reversed, and engaged D after that i.E. When parking and adjusting.
• If I start my car the next day and go into P, there is no problem.
• One fault code but not sure if relevant - idle rpm's higher than expected
• Does not seem to have a transmission oil leak (according to a mechanic)
• Mechanic recommends taking the transmission apart and basically overhauling
• Mechanic suggests that replacing transmission oil will not help
I would like to know what you think is the likely problem, and what's the best way to resolve it first. I keen to avoid taking the transmission apart.
My car has 90000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
The symptoms you're describing are similar in many ways to restriction of hydraulic fluid inside the transmission. Sometimes flushing the transmission fluid can help remove those obstructions; but in most cases, it delays the inevitable task of removing the transmission and inspecting the internal components for damage. However, there are a few tests that can be done, such as pulling all error codes to determine if it's an outer components, such as a solenoid that may be contributing to the Audi's shifting issues. Having one of our mechanics complete a transmission inspection might also pinpoint the source of your issues.
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