Vauxhall Zafira 6 speed gearbox problem.


This week has seen another Vauxhall Zafira gearbox problem brought into us at Aarons Autos and it seems another troublesome Vauxhall Zafira 6 speed M32 gearbox has failed.

The customer complained of a ticking in third gear and also a whining noise when driving but as the gearbox is a sealed unit the only way to find the problem was to remove the gearbox from the car.


We removed the Vauxhall Zafira 6 speed gearbox and stripped it down to find that third gear had lost some teeth and all of the bearings inside the gearbox were completely worn out. We replaced the affected gears and all of the bearings to make sure the gearbox has no future issues.


While the gearbox was out we checked the Vauxhall Zafira clutch and dual mass flywheel and unfortunately both were worn outside of the manufacturer’s tolerances so they were replaced at the same time.




Whilst the Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTI was in the customer requested we replace the cambelt kit and water pump as it hadn’t been changed and was close to the mileage due for replacement.



Once rebuilt and after a road test the car was given back to our happy customer knowing they will now enjoy many more miles in the car.

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