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We have a Volvo v50 2.4i gear tronic 2004 model auto. When

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We have a Volvo v50 2.4i gear tronic 2004 model auto. When you drive the vehicle, occasionally it will slip/jolt when you are slowing down towards 2nd gear and slip/jolt pulling away again , if you are in traffic and you select neutral, then select drive to pull away, it will also slip/jolt whilst going through the gears. We have changed the gearbox oil but still experience these niggles. Have only just bought the car and the last owner had it for 10 years. It has a full Volvo service history.
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
hello replacing the oil is the 1st step and if that hasn't helped 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 If this is OK then check the selector lever linkage / cable under the car for any broken parts and or missing bolts as if this is coming adrift then it can rub on the car body or just bind upif this is OK then its likely that the next step is to remove the sump pan and clean out the filter screen
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