Automatic Transmission 6th Gear Incorrect Ratio
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P0729 AUDI Possible Causes
- Low transmission fluid level
- Shift solenoid mechanical fault
- Hydraulic circuit fault
- Transmission failure
How do I fix code P0729 AUDI?
Check the “Possible Causes” listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector’s pins.
Cost of diagnosing the P0729 AUDI code
The cost of diagnosing the P0729 AUDI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle’s make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Transmission will not shift into 6th gear
P0729 AUDI Description
This malfunction is detected when the A/T does not shift into 6GR position as instructed by TCM. This is not only caused by electrical malfunction (circuits open or shorted) but by mechanical malfunction such as control valve sticking, improper solenoid valve operation, etc.