Hmm, looks like I can't PM either as I don't have enough posts. Kristen, can you possibly email me with the mechanic phone number as well, I need help diagnosing reverse gear issue on my A4 engine. My email is igor AT fedulov DOT com.
This thread was over two years old. SailChick20 hasn't posted here in two years, and hasn't even checked-in since Oct. of last year. (I haven't seen her on the other sailing sites, either.)
As previously recommended: Hie thee to Moyer Marine
. There you will find all the A4 help for which you could possibly ask.