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Is my new Mazda CX-5's gearchange ok?

I've purchased a new CX-5, but I find the gear change quite rough; is this normal for a Mazda?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Tom Comerford (Kilkenny ) - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 23:08

Is the clutch in the Nissan Qashqai+2 ok?

I am trading in my 2007 Toyota Avensis Strata for a Nissan Qashqai+2. Just wondering are there problems with the clutches in them, as the warranty from the garage does not cover this.


John, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Filed under gearbox - Asked by John Walkin (Castlebar, Co. Mayo) - Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:37

Will a gearbox from a 1.6 Volkswagen Golf fit a 1.4?

Will a gearbox from a 2001 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 five-speed fit a 2001 Golf 1.4?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Michael Mc Crossan (Dublin) - Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:03

Should I be worried about a sudden jerk in my Polo?

I bought a new Volkswagen Polo GT 1.2 TSI DSG and it has just hit 800km. Recently when acclerating, as soon as the car hit fourth I eased up from the gas and the car responded with a sudden jerk. Is this normal? I tried to do it again, but it didn't happen so I am a bit worried. Is this the normal behaviour of a new car?

Thank you

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Anish Sharma (Jalandhar) - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:53

Any issue with the DSG gearbox in the 2009 Passat?

Hi, I have my eye on a 2009 Volkswagen Passat 1.4 TSI DSG. Are there any issues with these power units and DSG gear mechanisms before I proceed any further?

Kind regards,


Filed under gearbox - Asked by Patrick Barry (Dublin ) - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:38

What is meant by 'notchy' gears?

What is meant by notchy gears? I met this notchy gears word while reading a report on a Nissan Micra.

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Pandurang Nadgauda (Kolhapur) - Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:14

Does the Toyota Corolla Verso have gearbox problems?

Is there a problem with the gearbox in the Toyota Corolla Verso?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Alan Cullen (Dublin) - Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:05

What do you think of the CVT Nissan Qashqai?

What's your opinion of the CVT gearbox in the Nissan Qashqai?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Peter Craig (Delgany Wicklow) - Thu, 31 May 2012 20:17

Is my Citroen's clutch gone?

While driving my Citroen C4 1.6 HDi 110bhp last night at 100km/h in fifth the rev counter went max and I lost all power. The engine was still running fine but I rolled to a stand still unable to find a gear without it hitting max revs. The clutch pedal feels fine so I have no idea what is wrong. I can still start the car just won't go. Any help would be great,

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Paddy Malone (Dundalk) - Thu, 22 Sep 2011 08:11

What does a higher gear ratio mean on the new BMW 5 Series ED?

Hello, I would like to ask what does 'higher gear ratio' on the BMW 5 Series EfficientDynamics mean please?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Mary Lynch (Dublin) - Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:23

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