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    hi there all,

    when i was driving in france the other day i took my car upto 80mph but when i get to that speed or more my car makes the reving noise that it wants to go up another gear, but obviously my car has 5 gears, please advise on this



    vauxhall vectra elegance 2.2

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    Slipping clutch?

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    Is it an auto or manual?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    its a manual

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    Is it an auto or manual?

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    could be a bad flat spot or slipping clutch

    What revs was it doing at 80mph?

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    around 3000

    Quote Originally Posted by Exclusive BV View Post
    could be a bad flat spot or slipping clutch

    What revs was it doing at 80mph?

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    3K is right. Have you been at this speed before?

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    3k doesnt seem right to me mine is a 2.2 DTi auto and it sits at 2400 at 80 :/

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    Contrary to what the OP has as his user name, he has a 2.2 petrol

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    shouldnt that rev lower than a diesel then ?

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