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Does my 98 2.8 have a tiptronic or Multitronic gearbox?

Discussion in 'A8/S8 forum' started by Jezt, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Jezt
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    [Jan 6, 2010]
    Help - i am told the better box from a realiability point is the tiptronic - does my 98 2.8 have this box?
    Plus the alarm keeps going off - how can i reset it or turn it off?

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    [Mar 16, 2010]
    Jezt the most reliable box is the 4-speed which you'll have in yours. The 5-speed was introduced in late '99-2000 so you're ok there.

    Do you know why the alarm keeps going off? It might well be that there's something inside the car, that's setting off the interior sensors?
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    [Mar 25, 2010]
    has your battery got enough charge?
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