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Matt
Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Hi ! I have a Renault Laguna 1.8 Auto 2005 Model. Having

Customer Question

Hi !
I have a Renault Laguna 1.8 Auto 2005 Model.
Having problem when starting from stationery. It seems to be very slow when taking off.
Once you are away it drives perfect.
I need your help.
Thanks in advance.
Kind Regards
Gulam
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello

I'd take a look at the colour of the transmission oil it should be a dark red colour if its black then its needs changing together with its oil filter. Also check its level with the gearbox warm and just after you've moved the selector through all the positions leaving it for a few seconds in each one and then back to park.

You can top up the box through the side fill plug if required and make sure you use the correct oil for your car as the fluids are not all the same. Some manufacturers recommended a change of the type of fluid - Speak to the local dealer and parts dept - they will advise you on the updated fluid to use..

If that’s all OK then check all the electrical connections of the gearbox, remove each connector in turn and spray with contact cleaner. Check that the wiring to the gearbox is in good condition with no chafing or frayed wire

Then - you should top up if low and re try it - or, if its level is ok - and condition is ok - then the next step is to drain it off - open it up and clean the filters inside -- refill and retry it..

Often - just doing the above cures many troubles with these - and you certainly can't condemn the unit without doing the above...

Customer: replied 2 years ago.


Hi ! Matt


 


Thanks for your answer.


 


I will ask my friend to try what you have suggested and let you know the result.


 


Kind regards


 


Gulam

Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
No problem

just get back to me on this post