My car: 1985 Audi 5000 S non turbo automatic transmission 2.2 Lt.
The transmission won't engage into the next stage till the car has traveled a mile or so.
For example. At 35 mph, the rpms read 2800. After the car has 'warmed up'. Gone a mile or so. It functions properly. 35 mph at 2200 rpms.
This ONLY occurs upon the initial start up. After that, it's smooth transitioning as long as I don't let the car sit and cool down.
A year ago, it USED to take roughly 3 miles for this engaging process to kick in. So it's getting better ( I hope)
I've changed the screen, filter, gasket and tranny fluid to the proper level.
Previous owner stated that it had a 'new' transmission put in. I've lost contact with the last owner so. What do you think is going on here?
Thanks much, Will
have the same problem?
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007 AT 12:45 AM