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01045 - Tiptronic Switch (F189)

01045 - Tiptronic Switch (F189): Implausible Signal

Possible Symptoms

  • Gear position (PRINDLE) positions on dash are all illuminated
  • Transmission will not shift manually when slid into the +/- selection

Possible Causes

  • Wiring problem
  • Tiptronic switch F189 faulty
  • Tiptronic magnet housing alignment problem

Possible Solutions

  • Check wiring and connections according as per wiring diagram(s)
  • Check Tiptronic Recognition Measuring Blocks. (MB 012 on 09G trans)
  • Check Tiptronic switch F189

Special Notes

  • When found in the New Beetle 6-Speed Automatic Transmission (09G):
    • Check TSB 37-07-07 for Tiptronic magnet housing alignment procedure.
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