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New Member Trans Downshift Problem

Hi EVeryone, I'm a new member here, I have an '05 Touareg 6 spd auto 3.2 Liter V6 Dark Blue 84,000 miles, not sure of the proper color name.

I had to have the driveshaft replaced about 3 weeks ago at the local VW dealer because the bearing outer bushing wore out and cause a loud thumping under the center armrest area.

Yesterday, on the freeway, I put the shift lever in the sport position from standard position and tried to accelerate.

What felt like a severe bucking/jerking started and the vehicle began to slow down, no acceleration and I had to pull into the slow lane for safety, after re shifting back to the standard position I was able to resume stable acceleration and freeway driving speed. I've never had this problem before.

Does antone have any ideas on this or experience with it? thanks
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I experienced something similar once. I floored it, let go and floored it again.

The gearbox freaked out and went into limp mode.

Pulled over, engine off, reset, gearbox and it never happened again.

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