[ba] HELP! - odd sound coming from 1997 A4

Chris Maresca ckm at crust.net
Sat Oct 2 05:00:52 EDT 2004

You probably need to change the transmission filter and change the tranny
oil.  Either that, or the oil is just low.


On Fri, 1 Oct 2004, robert weinberg wrote:

> hi all,
> this is actually my wife's car. it's a 1997 audi A4 V6
> quattro with a 5 speed auto tranny.
> lately, it has been making a whining sound. according
> to my wife, it comes and goes. usually happens when
> the car gets hot, although that might just be a
> coincidence.
> the sound is akin to the high pitch whine you get when
> you are listening to AM radio with bad reception. make
> sense?
> obviously the the radio is off. we also turned off the
> AC. the car has 132,000 miles on it. i'm fearing it's
> the beginning of the end for the tranny, but what do i
> know? the auto also sometimes makes a slight jerk when
> downshifting, coming to a stop. according to the
> bentley service manual, the tranny does not need to be
> flushed, but how can that be right?
> should we do this, or is it too late? is this sound
> even related to the tranny? WHAT IS THIS SOUND?!
> thanks,
> Robby
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