gearbox re-call

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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by Kingpin » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:30 am

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Of course it shouldn't crunch, any metal to metal crunching or grinding noise will always mean something is wrong.
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by dorsetred » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:30 pm

Please read my last post on the Gearbox thread.

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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by dumfunk » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:39 pm

Got mine booked in for gearbox inspection next Thursday, they're having it overnight, but it doesn't crunch every time, hopefully it will perform for them on demand...
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by Marrow » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:03 pm

Is this an official recall now !?!
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by dumfunk » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:45 pm

Not that I know of, was advised last time I was there to get it looked at before warranty runs out as it has crunched a few times.
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by Marrow » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:20 pm

dumfunk wrote:Not that I know of, was advised last time I was there to get it looked at before warranty runs out as it has crunched a few times.
Miss read / understood the title of this thread obviously!??
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by dumfunk » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:12 pm

just picked the car up from the gear box inspection..... now, bearing in mind that i have owned the car since last july, and it has only "crunched" 3 maybe 4 times during my ownership they are replacing the output shafts....
so, any owners reading this who are still within warranty get it checked, even if it has only done it a few times......
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Re: gearbox re-call

Post by Jakemico » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:43 pm

dumfunk wrote:just picked the car up from the gear box inspection..... now, bearing in mind that i have owned the car since last july, and it has only "crunched" 3 maybe 4 times during my ownership they are replacing the output shafts....
so, any owners reading this who are still within warranty get it checked, even if it has only done it a few times......
Just keep in mind that your lovely one man, one engine, is going to be removed from the chassis by some dimwit ‘Specialist’ and plonked back in ASAP.

When you get it back, be scrupulous about your car. Any new noise, any extra vibration, check over your bumper thoroughly as it all gets removed and lobbed in the workshop, and make sure you complain at any sign of damage or negligence.

At first I was happy that they’d undertaken the work on warranty without question but after the gearbox failed and the story behind the cause of the failure changed two or three times, I got bored with their BS.

I was assured it was a very rare situation these Gearbox ‘recalls’ and then after the cock up they tell me they’ve done loads of them and mines the first to go wrong. 🤨

Anyway, good luck! Keep us posted.

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