DUCATO GEARBOX

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  1. Pikeman

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    Have a 2001 van on a 2.8jtd Ducato base. The gearbox (synchro on 3,4,5) is starting to have issues and I am looking for a firm that might do refurbishment on the box or re-con box. Anyone got any idea's?

    Cheers,

    Keith :cool:
     
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    Premier, nr Chichester, might have an idea, they are v helpful
     
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    Ask JAWS, he knows all about failed gearboxes.
     
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    Sorry to hear about it and hopefully you'll get it sorted ASAP and back in the road without any worries.

    Can I ask as to how its diagnosed as the synchro? Have you checked all the linkages, lubed them etc, as if any are lose then it could be a problem. Just a thought.
     
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    Crunching in to selective gears. More knowledgeable people than I have advised synchro rings as most likely.

    Keith :cool:
     
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    why don't you just double de clutch? if you get in the habit of doing it you won't crunch the gears and will save a lot of money,
    If and when the clutch needs replacing then I would look at overhauling the Box,
     
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    I'd still say check the linkages and change the oil, run it for around 50 miles and see how it goes.

    Good luck :)
     
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    I am with PP Bear ..and believe me, I have had more than my fill of the sodding things over the last 18 months or so !
     
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    Not exactly the solution though is it and as the wife does some of the long haul, then that is not an option.
     
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    I will ring them on Monday - thanks!
     
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