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RE: 4000q WOES!!!!

SHoug33609 decided to speak these words:

>My 4kq is having serious transmission problems!  After a few miles of driving
>it becomes extremily difficult to shift gears.  Eventually, the transmission
>will pop out of gear while driving.  I literally have to hold the shifter in
>place to avoid this!  What's wrong with my transmission?  Please help this
>poor bastard.  I love this car to death, but I don't know why.  I bought this
>car almost two years ago for $5000.  Since then I have put over $4000 in to
>it, and the danged car still gives me fits!!!!

I would say most likely bushings...replace the shift linkage bushings and 
it should fix it right up... Do you have a bently for the car?  if not, 
buy one, you will save a lot of money...trust me


Michael Sheridan Williams

My new one: 1985 4000 S Quattro
175,000+ miles, and going like a new car
Well, went like a new car.....right into a guard rail :o(