2002 RENAULT MEGANE

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  • 2002 Renault Megane

Engine Mechanical problem
2002 Renault Megane 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 40000 miles

The car seems to be sticking into the automatic version of 3rd gear. As soon I excellerate over 2500 revs after approx five minutes of driving there is a loud noise and the car jumps into the 3rd gear and will rev up to 3000 revs. It is happening more and more (most journeys). If I pull over and turn the engine off and restart the engine it will work perfectly fine again.
I have been told by an independant Renault dealer that it may be the soloid in the gear box?
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Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 AT 11:43 AM

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  • Dave H
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The gearbox is controlled by the cars computer and should be showing a fault code if read by diagnostic computer .. it does sound like a sensor/actuator/solonoid may need replacing ..


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