Auto trans 200q20v digest,

Chris Covington malth at
Fri Mar 1 14:49:17 EST 2002

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to help you.  And no, you don't need a quattro to be on that list.

'91 200q20v

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002 SuffolkD at wrote:

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> I have the same problem.  No second gear. First shifts at redline, then I
> lift throttle into third.  I posted this before but knowing this is a 20V
> list I'm sure no one has an auto trans.  Any info would be appreciated as I
> appologize in advance for being off topic.  I feel there is a screen plugged
> or band loose but I want to know something before I drop it off at the all
> TOO friendly Ammco Transmissions.  86 5000S 156K.
> -Scott
> In a message dated 3/1/02 12:03:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> 200q20v-request at writes:
> > I'll admit, I'm not as mechanically smart as I wish. My question regards my
> > car's auto tranny sticking in first gear. It happens every so often and the
> > only way I can really make it change gears is to either stop, take it out of
> > gear and then back in, or just accelerate until it's forced into the next
> > gear at the redline. I don't like doing this and I know its not good for the
> > transmission.
> > I want to have some sort of idea of what the cause may be before taking it
> > to a mechanic. A friend of mine has the same problem with his Taurus SHO
> > (however he admits to punishing that thing). I strapped for cash so I'd like
> > some ideas before I splurge on ol' bessie (or rather ol' hilda).
> > Thanks!
> > Andrew R

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