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Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 8:28 pm 
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Hey lads, just a quick one, my auto box in the EF is starting to take a long time to change when i get in the throttle to over take, when driving normal it changes smooth and dosent jerk into gear and its not slipping, just when i put my foot down it just reacts much slower then what it used too, to knock down to a lower gear under full acceleration,

any sugestions?

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Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 8:29 pm 
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when did you last service it?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 8:31 pm 
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since i got the car last year, well....never, whats involved with a service?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:13 pm 
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Dude...i had a similar thing. Took it to the dealer for a flush. 150 bucks. Shifted sweet after that.

You can also check the gearbox oil level/quality fairly easily yourself (on an auto). Just undo the bolt about halfway up the drivers side of the tranny, and dip your little efinger in there. Should touch oil - and check the colour of the oil on your finger. If its black and burnt, its time for an oil change/service.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:17 pm 
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ok, so a service is just a flush out and new fluid, easy i could do that myself thanks lads.

 

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Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:01 am 
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Molloy wrote:
since i got the car last year, well....never, whats involved with a service?


Since your having troubles take it to a specialist and get a full flush and filter change done - should cost around $250.00...
I do a filter change on mine reguarly and that only changes a few litres of the oil and I find that there is a very noticable improvement in the box from just that!

 

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