Vauxhall Astra going into gear with no clutch

2001 Vauxhall Astra Problem

Ref#11016
CarVauxhall Astra 1.7 envoy
Year2001
Ownerando21
Posted01/12/2011
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clutch failed at traffic lights then there was a bang and can now select all gears without depressing clutch with engine running and speedometer shows doing 10 mph to 33 mph with gears selected is the gear box done for as a mobile mecanic seems to think its just the slave cylinder
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Gearbox & Clutch

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11972 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Could be the clutch /DMF has shattered , If it was the slave cyl . it's inside also , so you have to pull everything out to replace any way .All part of the one job .


Posted on Thursday 1st of December 2011
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Solution 2
freeburn86 | Driver | Since: Feb 2011 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 2 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Hi. this happened to me last week and it turned out to be the clutch that needed replaced.


Posted on Tuesday 13th of December 2011
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