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Why is my gearbox faulting?

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I have a strange, intermittent issue, where my car (auto) fails to shift gears within the first 5 minutes of drivingdriving, but only during specific conditions. When it fails, there is a lurch forward, and a Gearbox fault digital warning appears. The SERVICE lamp also turns on. All I have to do though is pull over, and restart the engine. None of the warnings come back on, and the car doesn't experience a fault after that.
I have a strange, intermittent issue, where my car (auto) fails to shift gears within the first 5 minutes of drivingdriving, but only during specific conditions. When it fails, there is a lurch forward, and a Gearbox fault digital warning appears. The SERVICE lamp also turns on. All I have to do though is pull over, and restart the engine. None of the warnings come back on, and the car doesn't experience a fault after that.
 
The problem: My car's gearbox faults
 
The conditions:
 
* Cold, or just warmed up engine.
* Going up hill
 
A mechanic has suggested I need a new gearbox - but I'm not sure it's specific to the gearbox itself. Before I spend a bunch of money on a new gearbox, does anyone have any ideas about what this is or how to fix it?

Dispositivo:

2010-Present Citroen C3

Estatus:

open

Aporte original por: Hannah G ,

Título:

Why is my gearbox faulting?

Texto:

I have a strange, intermittent issue, where my car fails to shift gears within the first 5 minutes of driving. When it fails, there is a lurch forward, and a Gearbox fault digital warning appears. The SERVICE lamp also turns on. All I have to do though is pull over, and restart the engine. None of the warnings come back on, and the car doesn't experience a fault after that.

The problem: My car's gearbox faults

The conditions:

* Cold, or just warmed up engine.
* Going up hill 

A mechanic has suggested I need a new gearbox - but I'm not sure it's specific to the gearbox itself. Before I spend a bunch of money on a new gearbox, does anyone have any ideas about what this is or how to fix it?

Dispositivo:

2010-Present Citroen C3

Estatus:

open