2014 VW Passat turbo auto has a problem going from park to reverse. . It clicks into reverse but wont move and all the gear lights on the dash display instead of just the gear I am in.

Asked by Apr 20, 2015 at 11:30 PM about the Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

. It clicks into reverse but wont move and all the gear lights on the dash display light up  
instead of just the gear I am in. It can be put into reverse from drive and then try reverse
but not from Park.

4 Answers

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This sounds like the gear selector switch is going bad or it is out of adjustment, a good VW shop can put it on a machine and check the selector points and make sure it is in the gear that the shifter is placed in.

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Also this car is probably still under its powertrain warranty.

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Thanks Mark. Vehicle had been garaged for a couple of years but had been driven a bit before this started to happen. Is due for a service. as well

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All gear lights on rather than just the one selected indicates fault code in the transmission control unit--

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