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    Has anyone with a 2.2 direct come across a leaking gearbox.Have not had chance to have a good look but i think it is a possible leak.Firstly how do i check gearbox oil level.Secondly any ideas where the leak could be from.

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    I have oil on the base of my gearbox, not enough to cause a drip tho'. What year is your car, mines Oct 2005.

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    level plug is half way up gearbox about a couple of inches in,if it needs topping up removed reversing light switch to add oil.
    check oil seal where drive shaft exits gearbox

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    My 2.2 direct is an April 04.Several drops of oil on bottom of engine sump.I have checked and leak is not coming from engine sump plug.Could this be from gearbox?
    What spec if oil do i need for the gearbox?

    Thanks Dobs

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