'94 100 stays in 3rd - fixed

Hayes Myers hayesmyers at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 14:37:53 PDT 2009

Looks like your SO's son has some Audi-knack as well. You shall be able to
rest your worry!

-----Original Message-----
From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of Kent McLean
Sent: Friday, July 17, 2009 5:28 PM
To: quattro
Subject: Re: '94 100 stays in 3rd - fixed

Kent McLean wrote:
> I wrote:
>> He noticed a connection coming off the TCU, with a brown and a
>> gray/black? wire.  Is that a diagnostic connection? Or does it go
>> somewhere special?
> More info...
> He found two loose black wires that go into a connector that
> goes to the TCU.  The TCU-side connector has a brown/red wire
> where the black wires go.

He played around with the wires and connections. He found one wire
that was broken/had separated from the harness, so he repaired that
and now he has a normal transmission again.

Problem solution:  check the TCU (right side footwell/kick panel)
for corroded connections and broken wires.

Kent McLean
1999 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
1991 200 TQA #3, with mods
1990 V8 w/5-speed and other mods
gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ "Bad Puppy"

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