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Microcar gear box
« on: July 16, 2012, 09:11:01 AM »
Hi I have a Microcar Mc2 2007 modellbut I am having a problem with my automatic gearbox, when I put my gears into reverse and then want to go into drive my car still goes backwards for a foot or so and then jumps into gear, I have had 2 switches fitted at the bottom of the gear stick but it has made no difference, can anybody help PLEASE.

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Re: Microcar gear box
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012, 09:59:17 AM »
This is the optional extra Surprise Drive and it should be accompanied by the car making a sort 'Oh' sound! What a bizarre fault. No idea save to check the linkage on the selector assembly.

Many of these small cars have a axle transfer box which has a gear for forward and chain drive for reverse. A dog selector shuttles between.
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