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Used Audi A4 Gear Selector

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About Gear Selector

The A4 Audi gear selector is the part of your gear box that selects gears in an automatic vehicle. The A4 Audi gear selector attaches to the gear stick and consists of a barrel with selector gates in it. This barrel is attached to three selector rods with notched grooves cut out of them. These rods are supported in the gearbox housing.

There are selection forks that are positioned on these rods and slide along with the rods movement. When a selection fork is moved it is pushed towards a gearwheel. The teeth of this gearwheel meet the teeth of a dog-clutch hub. This causes the power to flow to the gear and allows the gear to be selected.

Problems with the A4 Audi gear selector can result in difficulty in finding gears. The gears may also slip, meaning a vehicle that is driving in one gear suddenly changes to another. This may or may not be accompanied with the smell of burning. You may also notice a warning light on the dashboard alerting you to a gearbox problem.

Issues could be caused by faulty solenoids or wiring to the gearbox. Any issues with the transmission should be rectified immediately.

Audi A4 trivia

  • Driver Brad Jones won the Australian Super Touring Championship twice. He took home the winner’s trophy in 1996 and 1998 after speeding to victory in an Audi A4.
  • The 1.8-litre 20v engine in an Audi A4 is the first Audi engine to have five valves per cylinder. The engine design was based on the Audi Sport Supertouring car.
  • You can buy an Audi A4 as either a sedan or as a station wagon. However, the second and third generation A4 can also be purchased as a convertible.
  • There have been five generations of the Audi A4, but it continues to be treated as the natural continuation of the Audi 80 lineage. This can make it very confusing to follow the design changes of the A4!
  • In 2007, vehicle inspectors in Sweden called an Audi A4 diesel engine variant the most reliable vehicle available on the market. They said that even three-year-old Audi A4s had a rejection rate of 0.0%.