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RE: 5K tranny problems

Generally speaking, yes. If the tranny is seriously overfilled, the oil
can foam and as the result it doesn't get where it should get, hence the
slippage. Syphon some fluid until the level is correct and see if it
makes any difference. 

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	DWeil2 [SMTP:DWeil2@aol.com]
> Sent:	Monday, March 23, 1998 3:34 PM
> To:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject:	5K tranny problems
> Would the overfilled transmission cause those symptoms and is it
> likely to
> have done damage to those new seals or the gears?  Or is it simply a
> dying
> transmission?  Please Audi-gods, no!!!!  Are there any other things to
> look
> for as far as potential *minor* problems like linkages, etc?  
> Can I syphon the excess out while it's running to make it easier to
> check the
> level?
> d(preparing to sacrifice a virgin to the gods if that what it
> takes)weil