[Vwdiesel] Auto Trans fluid change problem

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 10 18:24:41 PDT 2011

Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Auto Trans fluid change problem

>I have no experience with VW autos, but did you shift through the gears?
> isn't that required to get fluid into all of the various passages?
> Also from what I've read, a VagCom is required to do the fluid fill
> "properly"... whatever that means.

You don't have to run it through the gears, and the procedure used is 
correct. The VAG-COM is to read the trans temp, should be around 30C. More 
and the trans is underfilled, less and it's overfilled. You can also use an 
infared thermometer for this, point it at the bottom of the pan and read the 


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