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Hi there, the gear stick on my 07 reg Zafira TDI moves forwards

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Hi there, the gear stick on my 07 reg Zafira TDI moves forwards and backwards in its gear every time I accelerate and relax. It only happens on the 1st, 3rd and 5th gear but not on the 2nd, 4th and 6th gears. Would could cause this? Many thanks.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  vauxdoc replied 4 years ago.
Sorry that you have been kept waiting, a couple of things could cause this, firstly is a wrongly routed gear shift cable (too tight) or incorrectly adjusted cable.

Next it could be caused by a worn or damaged lower engine mounting, the 2 upper mounts take the weight of the engine and gearbox and the 2 lower at either side of the bell hosing control the pivoting action when the drive is taken on or off .

I hope this helps, best regards, Vauxdoc.