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Old 07-31-2009, 11:31 AM   #1
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2001 SS A4.

I have an SLP MAF on my car with stock tuning. My car hasn't been downshifting properly when I floor it in 3rd and 4th gear (4l60e)

Could the MAF be causing this problem? I was thinking of buying a stock MAF.

What other problems could be causing my car to not downshift right??
Assuming that it's not an internal tranny problem, what else could it be??

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Old 07-31-2009, 11:44 AM   #2
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well i know the maf can cause the tranny to act up when shifting.
try cleaning it there is a can of maf cleaner at the parts store thats good.
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Old 07-31-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
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i just had the same problem... mine a4 would not hit 6k it will shift too early in the rpm range and downshifting took a wile also i had to manually shift when i wanted to race...
problem was the tps actually went to cunningham motorsports and they deleted the code it was throwing off and not its all fixed and feels great.
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did they replace the TPS???

was your car not downshifting when you nailed it going anywhere between 40-70mph??

Mine is fine from a dead stop, but doesn't kick down enough when doing a rolling punch
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