[A4] Uphill troubles
4pkirby at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 08:25:44 EDT 2005
On 7/14/05, Go Cubs <go_cubs484 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hoping I can get some advice. First, let me say I not much profiicent on
> cars so bear with me if I sound foolish.
> I've an 98 Audi A4 1.8T, 85K miles, manual transmission.
> Over the last month, when I've changed gears, usually from 3rd to 4th or 4th
> to 5th, the RPMs shoot up (without speed shooting up) and then go back down.
> I've noticed this happening when I'm going uphill, even slight though long
> Just yesterday I drove a long gradual uphill in 2nd gear and I had a tough
> time getting my car to accelerate. After I stopped there was a burning smell
> (from outside the car).
> What could this be??
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