New to the 02M transmissions. I've had the 020 opened up a few times.
I have an 02M with a peloquin on my VR6 Turbo. It had some use/abuse by the previous owner, not many miles by myself but it shifts just fine.
Ran into a problem the other day...I started getting some loud clutch chatter noise while driving and while stopped in neutral with the clutch out. When I pushed the clutch in, the noise would slowly spin down and go silent.
I thought I had a broken clutch disc spring or loose flywheel bolts but after pulling the transmission, all looks well; however, the input shaft to the transmission has some play in it, both side to side and in/out. Enough to get a "click" sound when I wiggle it. I don't have a way of measuring the play (yet) so pardon my non specific description. I would guess at least .015" in/out and a tad less side to side.
I'm thinking this is a bearing problem and maybe I shelled one of the bearings which is causing the death rattle sound? I'll be splitting the case and doing my worst, if for nothing else then to save the peloquin for my other 02M. Anybody else ever see this issue? I limped it home about 1/4-1/2 mile and other than the noise, nothing else felt different.
Anybody know where I can buy the transmission repair manual? I have the two volume hardback bentley and unlike the old A1 version, it doesn't go into transmission teardown/rebuild.
Last question...how similiar is the 02Q to the 02M? I see tons of 02Qs on ebay for decent prices. Was wondering if I can use the 02M VR6 bellhousing on the 02Q 2.0TSI transmission. I doubt it, but thought I would ask.
Thanks, I'll update with some pics as I learn this thing.