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    Since having a replacement gearbox on my Cdti when it's cold going into first is hard but as soon as its warm it has no problems anyone have any idea.

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    Any idea what oil they put in the gearbox? The wrong grade of oil in it might cause issues like that.

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    No idea no they had to buy the oil n have no idea what it was.

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    It's a known problem its to do with oil level.

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    Drain the oil and fill with 2.4 litres of this stuff - http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-1051-ams...fluid-mtf.aspx

    Say hello to silky smooth gear changes!

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    I have this exact problem although in a Saab 9-3 I beleive they share the same gearbox (F40 six speed). The gearchange turret isnt sticking and aligned correctly but in the mornings 1st gear is hard to get and I normally end up going 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st. After a few miles its fine. I dropped the gearbox oil and changed it to redline oil which improved the gearchange but didnt resolve the problem. As above once warm its realyl smooth to change gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    Since having a replacement gearbox on my Cdti when it's cold going into first is hard but as soon as its warm it has no problems anyone have any idea.
    This is what you need:

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...x-the-Easy-Way

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