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Old 09-16-2009, 08:38 PM
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Default Audi A6 2.7t how to get out of LIMP mode?

I guess battery went dead, and my trany went into a limp mode.. all PRND432 are lid, and its stuck in 3rd or 4th gear. R is fine. How to get out?
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:12 PM
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I think it depends on whats causing the limp mode. When it was throwing tranny codes turning the car off and back on took it out of limp mode untill i passed 1st gear. But after I got my timingbelt/waterpump replaced I had to clear the codes manully before it would leave limp mode. Try getting it scanned with a vag-com or obdii tool to see whats causing it and if you can simply clear it.
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The tranny should not go into limp mode if the battery dies, if your tranny is in limp mode, you need to get it scanned and have a look at the codes. By the sounds of it, you are going to get a powertrain databus code, no communication with the TCU, or implausibile signal, something like that. I would say, scan and clear the codes, see what comes back, then repost here
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Old 10-28-2009, 03:11 PM
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Default Limp mode

I had the unfortunate LIMP mode on my car when I was testing some upgrades on the ECU for the engine and for the tranny.
Not a fun experience, however i found that it is either related to the ECU or the TCU. clearing codes will not help, sometimes just patience but will fail again.
I dont think is related to the battery either.
But I will start by reading the codes and see where that leads you to.
Let us know how it goes
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