[V8] trans question
v8q at bellsouth.net
Tue Nov 29 12:52:17 EST 2005
He's full of crap too...
Ed Dekker wrote:
> The Audi district service guy told us the ZF torque converter can't be
> disconnected. My symptoms were identical in cold weather, to yours.
> Ed Dekker
> ----- Original Message ----- From: <NicolCS at aol.com>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2005 11:17 PM
> Subject: [V8] trans question
>> Thanks for all the responses on my suddenly stalling car (post trans
>> service). I was thinking that the Dexron ATF they used might be a
>> little stickier
>> than another brand. I understand that these cars idle in second and
>> shift to
>> first when you touch the gas. The idea of a sticking solenoid for
>> the torque
>> converter is a distinct possibility and one I hadn't thought of. In
>> GM cars that
>> I've had the problem with, I could unplug the TCC to test the
>> theory. Is
>> that possible on the Audi? The other thing about the TCC solenoid
>> failures that
>> I've had was that they locked up solid. In the case of my Audi, it
>> feels more
>> like the engine takes a big hit as if a super-duper A/C compressor just
>> kicked in. Sometimes it kills the engine, sometimes the engine
>> recovers. BOOM -
>> what the heck was that! Could be the TCC. Were your symptoms
>> similar, Shawn
>> (and any others)?
>> Craig Nicol
>> 90V8Q Cayenne
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