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Mobile mechanic in Northamptonshire , 28 years of experience
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Garage in Darwen, 14 years of experience
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DAVID • 21st February 2023
Mobile mechanic in Maidenhead , 30 years of experience
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FRANKIE • 10th August 2022
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Garage in Dagenham, 30 years of experience
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MONTASIR • 17th May 2021
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ALISON • 3rd November 2020
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Frequently asked questions about Vauxhall gearbox oil change & replacements
Read our answers to questions about gearbox oil change costs, symptoms and more.
What does a gearbox oil change on my Vauxhall involve?
- The mechanic will inspect the fluid.
- If necessary, the mechanic will replace the fluid.
- The mechanic will test drive the car and inspect the gearbox.
What are the symptoms of bad Vauxhall gearbox fluid?
- When the gearbox's fluid has discoloured.
- When you have trouble changing gear.
- When the gearbox temperature light on the car's dashboard is on.
- When there is a grinding noise coming from the gearbox.
How long does it take to change gearbox oil on my Vauxhall?
A gearbox oil change usually takes around 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
How often should you change your Vauxhall gearbox oil?
Most manufacturers recommend that you change gearbox oil at between 30,000 and 60,000 miles and at regular intervals after that. If you do a lot of driving in urban areas, where you’re often changing up and down through your gears, you drive your car for a living so the gearbox gets plenty of use, it’s sometimes advisable to change your gearbox oil as often as every 15,000 miles.
Always service the gearbox fluid as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer. It is essential that the fluid is kept in superb condition to ensure the gearbox does not suffer from excessive wear or damage. This should contribute to a prolonged and unproblematic gearbox lifespan.
Should you experience problems prior to the next scheduled service as stipulated by the manufacturer it is important to have the gearbox inspected and, if necessary, have the gearbox fluid replaced.
How to extend the life of your Vauxhall gearbox oil?
Like any kind of greasy substance that you put inside the workings of your car, gearbox oil will lose its effectiveness over time. It can also leak, and if you spot such a problem, you should always get it investigated, and the oil topped up if necessary.
If you change gears gently, you will be giving yourself a good chance of extending the time between two gearbox fluid changes.
Using a more heat resistant synthetic oil can also contribute to a longer timespan.
How much is a gearbox service on Vauxhall?
A gearbox service for an automatic car can cost from £150 to over £250, depending on the type of gearbox and the parts required.
When should Vauxhall gearbox be serviced?
A gearbox should be serviced according to the recommended manufacturer service schedule or if an issue with the gearbox has been identified. For example, if the gearbox fails to change gears, there is a jerky gear shift or the transmission overheats a gearbox service may help remedy these issues.
How do I know if my Vauxhall gearbox oil is low?
There's a number of tell-tale signs that can indicate that the gearbox oil level is low:
- Trouble shifting gears
- Gearbox overheats
- Noises from the gearbox
- Delayed engagement of gears
- Vibrations from the gearbox
Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Vauxhall gearbox oil change?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a gearbox oil change on your Vauxhall. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a gearbox oil change on your Vauxhall.
Can mobile mechanics do Vauxhall gearbox oil change at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a gearbox oil change at your home or office on your Vauxhall, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.
How much does a Vauxhall gearbox oil change cost?
The cost for a Vauxhall gearbox oil change depends on the model of your Vauxhall. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
These estimates may include Manual transmission oil.
|Vauxhall ADAM||£76||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Antara||£65||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Astra||£74||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Astra GTC||£78||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Astravan||£77||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Combo||£77||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Corsa||£81||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Insignia||£96||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Meriva||£69||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Mokka||£86||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Signum||£110||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Tigra||£84||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Vectra||£74||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Vivaro||£87||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Zafira||£71||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall Zafira Tourer||£82||Get exact price|
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- Vauxhall Agila
- Vauxhall Frontera
- Vauxhall Omega
- Vauxhall Ampera
- Vauxhall Viva
- Vauxhall Arena
- Vauxhall GT
- Vauxhall Sintra
- Vauxhall VX220
- Vauxhall Brava
- Vauxhall Monterey
- Vauxhall Monaro
- Vauxhall VXR8
- Vauxhall Movano
- Vauxhall Cascada
Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a gearbox oil change, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.
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