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    Thread: Mk5 lurch(first post)

    1. 07-21-2012 02:33 AM #1
      I own a 2009 Rabbit. Automatic transmission. 33,202 miles Lately(I don't know if it's always done this and I just haven't noticed) the car lurches forward when I come to a stop at a stop light. I notice it mostly during my daily commute. I'll be going about 45mph, hit the brakes, and between 10-5 mph I'll feel a lurch and hear a soft clunk noise. In order for it to not do this I need to VERY gently apply brakes and come to a stop, and even then sometimes it does it. And appropriately, it's more apparent under harder braking to a stop. Any insight to this problem would be appreciated.

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      08-03-2012 12:50 AM #2
      My wife's 06 jetta does the exact same thing....I hope someone can tell us why this is happening!

    3. 09-08-2012 09:33 AM #3
      Under warranty? Take it in!

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      09-18-2012 01:25 PM #4
      that sounds like a transmission problem. appears similar to how my old hondas slush box trans acted at low speeds. From my understanding it was the torque converter slipping/grabbing
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