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Mallyia
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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 9:52 pm    Post subject: Tiptronic. No drive!! Reply with quote

Newbie here. I finally realised my dream of owning a 997 turbo,having owned a 3.2 Carrera for a few years. On the third day of ownership my gearbox gives up the ghost.,
I had seen error messages for slipping gears 2nd and 3rd and informed the garage on day of purchase. Had no noises or warning . I was driving and entered a roundabout went back on the gas and no drive.
Car is at the Specialist as we speak, awaiting inspection. Luckily covered under warranty
Anyone else experienced similar ?
 
  
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jotaking
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wheeler Dealers had a Boxter tip with a gearbox fault. IIRC it had problems selecting gears and the warning light was on the dash. The original owner sold it for peanuts as he thought the gearbox was knackered. Edd just changed the gearbox fluid and it was fine.

Hope yours is a simple as that?

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Mallyia
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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="jotaking"]Wheeler Dealers had a Boxter tip with a gearbox fault. IIRC it had problems selecting gears and the warning light was on the dash. The original owner sold it for peanuts as he thought the gearbox was knackered. Edd just changed the gearbox fluid and it was fine.

Hope yours is a simple as that?

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Oh yeah remember that one. Fingers crossed 🤞 Cheers 👍🏼[/quote]
 
  
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pcat
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All torque converter boxes are super sensitive to level and quality of fluids. Too high and they foam up, too low and you dont get enough in the TC in all gears, degraded or burnt and your box overheats. All of which can lead to loss of drive and eventually permanent damage to friction materials
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Mallyia
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pcat wrote:
All torque converter boxes are super sensitive to level and quality of fluids. Too high and they foam up, too low and you dont get enough in the TC in all gears, degraded or burnt and your box overheats. All of which can lead to loss of drive and eventually permanent damage to friction materials



Thanks 👍🏼 Still at the garage awaiting outcome 🙏🏻
 
  
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