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Nathan B, Nvq3 motor mechanic
Category: Vauxhall
Satisfied Customers: 4
Experience:  Over 20 years experience including running my own garage working on a wide range of vehicles.
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hi ive got a 1.8 auto zafira just had a recon engine fitted,now it selects the gears and goes no were.can you tell me what the mechanic has done wrong.he has put the fly wheel on,put oil in it,tried swapping the module on top of the box,still nothing,box was perfect before,thanks

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  vauxdoc replied 4 years ago.
Hi, can you tell me how the first engine failed ?

How was the transmission when the engine failed ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

the head gasket had gone,box was perfect before,

Expert:  vauxdoc replied 4 years ago.
OK, you need to do a couple of tests, check the auto box ECU for fault codes and then check the transmission fluid to see if it has turned a pink colour.