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    Posted: 07 Dec 18 at 12:15
Hi everyone, not had my T5 130 auto shuttle long and soon after, I noticed that 4th gear seemed to be slipping. The other day, it didn’t want to downshift from 5th and I noticed the auto gears on the dash were outlined bold and it did not show which gear it was in ie:- 1st, 2nd etc.
Shortly after this, the engine management light come on!!
Just after any suggestions or info before I take it to a garage.
I love the van and it’s perfect for our family. Just gutted this has happened after only 3months of having it.
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Greg
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most likely will be an expensive/garage fix.
Is there a possibility of warranty fix if it was a dealer buy?
miles? any fluid/filter changes on the auto? The autos are supposedly sealed for life, which is utter BS.
When it is fixed make sure to get regular fluid/filter changes
Google VW T5 auto flaring.

Mine did have flaring on the 2 to 3 change, many years back.Did it maybe 3-4 times.Only happened on light throttle.
Hasn't done it for years now.I have been doing my own oil changes

Recently had my auto fixed for a thumping into Drive issue, at 160K km.With other fixes done not much change from $3500 AU


Edited by Rebuild - 08 Dec 18 at 05:11
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Thanks for the reply.
It’s done 190,000 and I bought it private so no warranty!
The service history tells me that filters and oil change was done 5000 miles ago. Going to get it into a garage this week coming.
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