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07-07-03, 10:22 AM   #1  
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Hi, I own a 1998 VW Cabrio with automatic transmission. I guess my basic question is: is the transmission adjustable? Is the adjustment expensive?

The car reacts as if the internal clutch( I dont know if it has an internal clutch) is not being smoothly applied. It doen't always happen, only when I try to quickly accelerate. It reacts as if it has a standard transmission and I'm just learning to use the clutch.

Thanks, JimB

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07-07-03, 10:39 AM   #2  
My service information indicates that your transmission cannot be adjusted externally. Certain clearances can be adjusted internally, but this is typically done during overhaul.

Get your car to a VW dealer or a good independent transmission shop familiar with European automatics for a diagnosis.

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07-07-03, 10:52 AM   #3  
I agree with Knuckles.

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