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I have a 2011 q5 3.0se The gearbox has started to show

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Hi,
I have a 2011 q5 3.0se
The gearbox has started to show juddering in slow traffic upon change to second.
A bit of web research reveals this is not good so I took up the opportunity to grab a low mile 2012 q5 complete tranny from a local breaker.
My question is do I need any fancy computer/main dealer input to get this to work.
Swapping the mechanical bits are not any trouble it is just the potential electronics that are a concern.

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Ok first you need to make sure that the tranny 3 digit code on the plate must match!!!

If it does match then it will have to go to the Audi dealer to have it programmed .

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks,
Where is the plate? Can it be viewed on the transmission in the car?Andrew

can you locate the options sticker that is located in the spare tire area? see example and post pic of it here please

thanks

andrew any new updates?

thanks

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have not found that sticker yet.
I will look further.Thanks
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hi,
I found the info but can’t seem to up load.

it has to be a LAW transmission code

audi calls it a 0b5 transmission

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The one I have here as a spare is
GEARBOX CODE: LAW / NHC
Do you think that it would be a straight swap?
but there will be reprogramming needed by Audi dealer
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hi Wolfgang,Thanks for the info.Can you give an idea if what would be involved with the reprogram as to time or cost.
I was planning of running the original box for as long as possible before doing any changeMy car is currently approaching 140000 miles and is otherwise in good order.

about 2 hrs of labor . factory scan tool only hooked up to Audi server in Germany!!

anything else?

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks very much.Kind regards,Andrew

my pleasure!!