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Re: Tiptronic Transmission

Have the dealer check it out... It might be noticeable that it downshifts,
but should NOT be abrupt.  I don't own a TIP but have driven a few to know
what it feels like and it should be relatively smooth.

-----Original Message-----
From: Lawrence Hui <HuiL@home.com>
To: Quattro List <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Thursday, April 22, 1999 12:08 AM
Subject: Tiptronic Transmission

>I don't know if this happens to any other people that drives the 1999 A4
>1.8TQ with Tiptronic transmission. It's my first Audi.  I find that when
>I'm using the manual mode, driving at 2nd gear and coming to a complete
>stop when the transmission automatically shift from 2nd to 1st gear will
>decelerate very rapidly causing the car to stop very abruptly.  This
>action is very uncomfortable every time my car is coming to a stop.
>I would like to know if this is the way Audi cars are like with
>Tiptronic or is it just because the car is still new and it's not broken
>in yet.
>Can anyone explain this?