A8 Trans update

Tony Hoffman auditony at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 23:47:36 PST 2009

Cody, I've been following the progress on this with anticipation along
each step. Not a big fan of automatics, but still love the info. Keep
us posted, never know who this might help in the future.


On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 8:07 PM, John Cody Forbes <cody at 5000tq.com> wrote:
> Aaand we have the opposite of success, BUT I did get more information. I
> have discovered the the transmissions oil pump is not functioning. I filled
> the trans to running level with the engine not running, then started it and
> the level did not change. What should have happened is the pump sucks in
> some fluid, the level goes down, and I add 2 more liters then drive to
> lunch.
> I know that the valve body would simply not have worked as it was, so that
> was a good first step anyways. Now step 2 is pull the trans and remove the
> oil pump. I assume that I'm either going to find it's intake clogged, it's
> pressure relief stuck open, or a REALLY big bit of the trans filter got
> sucked in and sheared the key off and the pump needs to be replaced. What I
> fear is that there is nothing obvious and I have to re-install the whole
> trans to test whatever something(s) I do repair. Removing this trans looks
> like no small task.
> -Cody Forbes

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