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I have a 2013 Cabrio with 34000km on it that I bought last year. It just started slipping out of gear if I went over 50km per hour.
I was thinking the actuator needed adjusted. I marked the location and then it started to snow so I called around and a shop told me they had a brand new one on the shelf and it was 500 installed.
I drove the car there before christmas and they called yesterday, they said they couldn't find the part they had in stock and dealer was the only option.
The car was driveable when I took it there but now it slips to neutral every 10 feet.
They said they didn't do anything to the car when they had it on the ramp and had to push it out of the garage so they didn't charge me.
I got the car home on a flat bed but am thinking what else it could be.
I do have a reluctor ring bad and on order. Not sure if this could cause it though.
Am I right to think it is just a matter of cleaning and adjusting the actuator?
Frustrated and lost at this point.
 

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If you mean the clutch actuator, I think you just saved yourself $500.00. When you say it "slips to neutral" does the dashboard indicator show "N"? I would try driving it in manual shift mode using the stick "+/-" to see if it stays in the selected gear.

To my limited knowledge the "clutch" actuator activates the clutch, and the shift motors change the transmission gears. I have experienced the shift motor not putting the car into Reverse when the stick is moved to R.

Sorry I can not be of more help. Keep us posted. :-(
 

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Try to reteach the transmission after any adjustments have been made. Foot on the brake, key to on but with car not running ( turn key to farthest position and stop just before the starter kicks. Keep you foot constant on the brake pedal and give it a few minutes. You may hear some clicking and clunking which is normal as the computer is checking the positions of the actuators. After this has completed "P"ark will show on the dashboard as normal. Fire it up and see what happens? Not sure it will help but something else free to try.
 
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