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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 23rd June 2017, 12:24 Thread Starter
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We have a 2012 Vauxhall antara automatic.
It broke down last weekend, selecting drive and not moving and selecting reverse and not moving.
The car is currently at Vauxhall dealer in Aberdeen who say gearbox transmission is knackered and a whole new gearbox is required.
The car has only done 28,500 miles and not even 5 years old yet.
Any else had gearbox problems, oh and they want circa £5,000.00 to fix it
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 23rd June 2017, 14:50
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Seems quite a few Antaras and Captivas - same box - have given trouble. Use the search box for Auto or Automatic and you'll get results eg
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2015 Antara Exclusiv 2.2 163ps Manual 2WD
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 27th June 2017, 22:33
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If it's m32 it's the most problematic box known to man
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 28th June 2017, 13:49
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I think that's the "Manual" gearbox.

My wife says that I never listen or something like that !
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 28th June 2017, 17:59
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Years ago my VX Carlton auto gearbox failed. Someone in the trade gave me the address of a transmission specialist on an industrial estate close by and he removed, rebuilt and replaced the gearbox. It was certainly a lot less expensive than buying another one and was as good as gold after that. Presumably your VX dealer would just replace the gearbox new for old. Do you have a fairly local firm experienced in transmissions only that does repairs and rebuilds, or exchanges, as I guess you are beyond any VX goodwill period. I wonder who makes those gearboxes?
A pal of mine had a Kia Sorrento and the auto gearbox was replaced under their warranty about 18 months ago. The dealer told him that if he had to pay the bill himself it would have been about £8500.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 15th September 2017, 21:17
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Mine has done exactly the same and is currently being rebuilt by preston automatic transmissions at a cost of around 3500 quid I feel your pain
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 14th August 2018, 21:53
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My one started the same thing today. It's now in at Peter Vardy Vauxhall for a diagnostic check at £138.00.
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