Automatic gearbox, third gear shift with a thump.

Asked by Aug 31, 2015 at 02:15 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GL Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This is the second gearbox in the car with the same problem. It change from 1
to 4 smooth, except from 2 to 3, where the revs has to reach more then the
usual and then it change with a thump. The oil and filter were changed and
the valve body cleaned. What could be the problem?

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probly a damaged trany would be my guess. could be a ecu issue as well.

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