Vehicle: 2014 Audi Q7 Quattro (4LB),
V6-3.0L DSL Turbo (CNRB), automatic transmission
Problem: The transmission would not upshift
from low gear.
Details: When the technician connected a
scan tool, he found 20 communication DTCs listed in various
modules because they could not communicate with the Transmission
Control Module (TCM). Using his scan tool, he verified there was
no communication with the TCM.
The first thing the Tech-Assist consultant advised was to check
power and ground circuits to the TCM. The technician found that
the green/red power wire at TCM pin #27-28 did not have battery
voltage. The #5 fuse was good and had full voltage to it. The
technician noted that the green/red wire ran under the door sill
plate and the carpet had signs of water damage. He opened the
harness insulation and found the green/red wire has broken due to
Confirmed Repair: The technician stripped
the wire insulation back to where the wire strands were clean,
soldered in a new wire, and used heat shrink to seal it back up.
After the repairs, all the codes were cleared and the vehicle
test driven. The transmission shifted normally, and no DTCs