When i put it in second gear, it dosent respond fast. Why is this?

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Asked by Jun 17, 2007 at 05:04 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Whenever i hit it in second gear, it dosent respond fast?

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Check the transmission oil. Also you may want to swing by an Autozone or somewhere similar and have them hook it up to a computer and see if they get any diagnostic codes.

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Do you have a 5 speed and you are shifting into second? Or, are you putting it in 2 with an auto? 5-speed...can't help you. Auto- you are making it start in second gear and a lot of power is being lost to the torque converter instead of transferred to the road.

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