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Old 31st July 2019, 08:56 PM
North2007 North2007 is offline
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Default 2nd to 3rd under load

Guys, ive noticed a humming/ buzz noise when pulling up the gears. More noticeable when towing. Would a fluid change fix or is it likely much deeper problem? Car has 164k, no known fluid change. Steve
2003, A8 D3 4.0 TDI
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Old 14th August 2019, 09:53 AM
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Johnmed Johnmed is offline
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Iíve had a rumble in 5th when towing. I try and drive around it. Similar miles and no record of fluid change here too.

MAIN CAR: Quartz gray 2008 A8 3.0 TDi. My installs: (2009) AMI and ViseeO Tune2Air WMA3000A, generic RVC, Westfalia OEM towbar, D4 19s and S8 MFSW.

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