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    ok when i start my vectra 2.2 elite with auto triptronic gearbox it changes gear fine , but after a while the car symbol with the spanner going light comes on then when i get to junctions it pulls off like its in a higher gear and dont change , it just stays in the one gear , if i pull over and turn the engine off then turn it back on it changes gears again really hoping it nothing major anybody with ideas would be great

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    What milage has it done mate? Has oil an filter ever bin changed?

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    Could be the selector box it's the box of tricks that make it change is all the gears present in tiptronic ie 12345 u havnt pressed it in to winter mode by accident have you
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    milage it is 122,000 the guy who i got the car off the gearbox oil had been changed but only have his word got fsh upto 75,000 , also diesal wise it shocking when i got it the range warning just came on saying 31 miles so put £15 into the car and i done 47 miles so far and the range almost back to 31

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    when i try using the triptonic it say 2 or 5 , but yesterday it was saying 12345 , i noticed when at lights or a junction were i stopped for a while it sounds like a small bang like it changing gear ?

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    When it does that mate it's a problem with the gear box when it's selection 2 and 5 it's in safe mode sorry to tell u mate might be some straight forward
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    If you only get 2nd and 5th it means the box is in limp mode.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    When was gearbox fluid changed,also is there a filter in the box.youll see that I have similar problems m8,

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    thanks guys was kind of hoping it wasnt going to be the gearbox , can anyone reccomend anybody in the sheffield rotherham area

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    Quote Originally Posted by maud2450 View Post
    When was gearbox fluid changed,also is there a filter in the box.youll see that I have similar problems m8,

    the guy told me it had been done but then again he told me other stuff thats not been true ! dont know about the filter inside ?

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