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Tiptronic question

The other day while driving home i was in 'shifting' mode & got up to fourth gear and two seconds into it my lude went down to 2nd gear without even touchin the shifter, even today i was cruisin and went to shift up to 3rd gear and my tranny wouldn't go pass 2nd no matter how many times i pushed tha shifter Yet, when i'm in regular auto mode there's no problem at all, what do you guys suspect is up with my lude?:noidea: Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Re: Tiptronic question

I had a similar problem with another lude that i had that was an auto. It wasn't as bad as you describe it but similar.

For example, if i was in shift mode like you said, and i was in 3rd going up an inclined road, if i tried to shift it into 4th there was no way i did it. Once i was on a flat road without inclination than if i shifted to 4th than it would do it.

Also sometimes while going down hill, if i was in 3rd or 4th, going slow it would automatically shift down to 2nd, but not always.

Don't know if it was normal or not. Similar to your problem i guess, or not.
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Re: Tiptronic question

Its not the same problem as guti described. There is most def a problem with your tranny.=[
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Re: Tiptronic question

its not necessarily the tranny, it could be the the computer for the A/T. is it throwin any codes?
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Re: Tiptronic question

Nope, no codes comin' up at all, very strange stuff:noidea: I know i'm shifting correctly too so now i'm just like wtf? lol
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Re: Tiptronic question

reset the tranny computer anyhow. just disconnect the battery for a minute or 2. i had a strange problem. not like yours. but mine just wouldnt down shift period. i reset the computer and vuala. fixed. haven't had a problem since. if that doesn't work you should probably look into a new tranny or doing the swap.
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Re: Tiptronic question

Thanx for tha input guys, i'll try what you said & reset it, i'm crossing my fingers
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Re: Tiptronic question

Since you said it shifts when in D but not when you do it yourself, a reset should solve the problem. It sounds like it shouldn't be a hardware problem if it still downshifts.
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Re: Tiptronic question

Reset ftw indeed, it worked! I was startin to get a lil nervous lol thanx:afro:
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Re: Tiptronic question

yeah men hope you have some money saved up cus that happened to my other lude. tranny is f up and you might wanna check your tranny fluid too. take it to a shop asap. mine didnt wanna shift to 3rd also it'll just stay on 2nd and will try to shift to 3rd but it wont. aite men.
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man what the hell are you guys talking about. his tranny is fine. it was a glitch in his computer. it wouldn't shift when he manually did it but shifted fine in D. its a software problem, not a hardware problem. when he reset it, it worked fine. if it did it in both modes, then i'd be concerned. not ALL triptronic trannies were bad trannies.
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