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    Default Autobox has died!

    Oh dear, poor vectra, this time it looks terminal
    With 240k on the clock I don't think it's worth spending out on a new gearbox but I can't decide whether to buy another vectra or not. Maybe I should go for a manual this time - can't wait to have fun with those DMF's -still it won't cost as much as an autobox!!

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    240K miles, no shame there!!!

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    Christ, 240k, I though the only way to get that mileage out of a Vectra was to tow it... :-)

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    I think quite a few have done more miles than that. Not sure about autos managing too many miles though.

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    Been out today looking for something to replace it with and not had much luck yet. There's some real cr*p for sale out there

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    When did you last change the oil in the auto box?

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    Just over a year ago had the valveblock inside the gearbox replaced and new fluid and filter changed. Pretty sure it was may last year.

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    Right that's it!!! I've had enough of this vectra lark!
    I'm off to buy a proper car

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    Hang on a minute.... just remembered I bought another Vectra this evening! Now why the hell did I do that?

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