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    Hi all,we seem to have lost drive in old Vectra,it seems that the clutch is permantly disengaged...........engage gear and nothing,won't go forwards and won't go backwards....would this be due to a DMF failure or not.....?? Any light shed on this would be much appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StuiF1 View Post
    Hi all,we seem to have lost drive in old Vectra,it seems that the clutch is permantly disengaged...........engage gear and nothing,won't go forwards and won't go backwards....would this be due to a DMF failure or not.....?? Any light shed on this would be much appreciated.
    I wouldn't think DMF. That just rattles and vibrated when moving the pedal. I'd say clutch. Is the gearstick easier to move than normal?

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    Has your brake fluid gone down?
    It could be the Hydraulic Thrust bearing.
    either way its a new clutch and while you are at it its worth getting the DMF replaced as well £650 all in
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    Fluid hasn't dropped...still on the max level,so dosn't look like its a leak. You can start the car and select any gear without pushing the clutch pedal.

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    What car do you have? Vectra C or B?
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    Hi merikiito,its Vectra C,2.0 dti,2002,with 130,000 on the clock.

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    is there any feel from the pedal when you press the clutch and do you feel any movement when you select the gear does the shift feel the same weight etc?

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    Does the 2.0 DTi has DMF? I don't think it does. So I would say the clutch has had it
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    My mate had a vauxhall van a while ago where the gear linkage kept popping off at the gearbox end. You could simply move the gearstick through the gears without changing gear, Magic!!... until you needed to change gear.

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    2.0 dti does have a dmf, well the one ive got does. If it was the dmf i would imagine it would still slighlty move but would rev like hell. More than likely the clutch is knackered.

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