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QUESTION CAN'T SWITCH TO 1ST AND 2ND GEAR

2000 Audi S4

Transmission problem
2000 Audi S4 Question 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Manual 40,000 miles

All other gears are ok but I can't switch to 1st and 2nd.
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Jwong_jm
February 15, 2009.




Common problem. Once the first - second gear collar and syncros get burred or chipped (damaged), transmission will no longer shift into first or second. Time for an overhaul. They sell a kit with instructions for around $1200. This would include the upgraded collar. I have just replaced the transmission with a good used unit for less than the rebuild. I don't expect any future problems unless I abuse the transmission, but an upgraded collar would be nice.

Tiny
AudiLemens
Apr 19, 2012.


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