Question about 2001 Renault Sportwagon
The electrical warning light has come on once
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
if its working leave well alone,its a renault remember,topping up is done via the auto dip stick ,draining is done by slackening off the sump pan
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
There is lots of people out there that think the problem is to do with a pressure switch. In a way they are right. As the transmission fluid gets old it's viscosity and properties change. It gets grippier and allows for fluctuations in the pressure in the gearbox.
The best thing to do before sending it to an automatic transmission specialist would be to give it an oil change
it needs 3.5 litres of Type-D transmission fluid. Do not use anything else contary to what you might hear will work. I had the same problem in mine where I could neither put my foot down or remove it from the accellerator pedal without the gearbox going into limp mode.
After the oil change the gearbox has been perfect. the oil only cost $34AUD for 5 litres. Drain all the oil and place 3.5 litres in the gear box.
There is a plug with a square hole that is the filler plug on top of the gear box.
On the bottom of the gearbox there is a filler plug and if you look closely there is a hex head behind that. To drain the gearbox you must undo the outer hex head which is the drain plug/fluid level tube.
Posted on May 29, 2010
The engine and transmission in this cars drivetrain is fully electronically controlled by a computer called the PCM (Powertrain Control Module). Whenever a problem like this occurs the computer stores a record of the problem in the form of a fault code in its memory, to read these fault codes you must have the systems memory scanned with a special tool. Once the fault code(s) are read you then must perform the appropriate diagnostic testing to find and resolve the problem(s)
Posted on Jul 03, 2012
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