Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Slagtrooper » Fri May 09, 2014 6:22 am

My box doesn't engage reverse gear. That's my main big problem :lol:
I think i'ts better trying the basics, checking the oil level and changing the old, 2,5 L that can be dropped.
I have like, 10% of hope that reverse gear isn't broken - Changing oil and washing the filter being enough for fixing it.
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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Mothman » Fri May 09, 2014 7:28 am

Thats interesting to know. I didnt realise there was a filter in the gearbox. How do you get at it?

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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Defender110 » Fri May 09, 2014 8:16 am

Auto's have strainer filters on the oil pick up inside the actual gearbox sump, removal of the sump pan is required.
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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Mothman » Fri May 09, 2014 9:55 am

Cheers Kevan,
didnt know that.

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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Slagtrooper » Tue May 13, 2014 1:24 pm

So, if i buy a standard dipstick, cut to make it stay with 48 cm of lenght, grind marks representing the little spheres of the old one...It could work? Thinking every day about it
Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Slagtrooper » Thu May 15, 2014 6:31 pm

Gary C wrote:Dipstick from BX16TRS auto with 171c engine.

Overall length being similar, the question is whether the dip length to the first ball is the same and spacing to second. If so, a bit of welding rod or similar could be used to check oil levels.
Sorry, Gary C, i did not understand this part: "whether the dip length to the first ball is the same and spacing to second."
Is about the distance between the balls or the end of the stick to center of the second ball? I'm confused...

Anyway, i will try a cheap stick about 47 cm and make markings as says the first and second ball measures, counting as the balls have 2 mm radius

If someone have a better idea, please reply :)
Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

Hot steamy night alone, I wait for you ♫ Cold brittle morning alone and I cry for you ♪ And when you finally call ♫ You cloak your moves in the shadows ♪♫♪

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Re: Autobox oil dipstick: Where can i find?

Post by Slagtrooper » Mon May 19, 2014 2:04 pm

Last week i were talking with demag about my problem and he sent lovely images for me.
When i make the dipstick, i will post photos here. Thank you again, demag!
Citroën BX GTi 1993
. XU9JAZ engine, ZF 4HP14 Automatic gearbox
. Leather Seats, Air Conditioner, electric mirrors, windows and sunroof
. "16V type" Speedline Rims, "Ducktail" spoiler and rear vents
ORGA 5219 (February 22, 1991) - Made in Uruguay

Hot steamy night alone, I wait for you ♫ Cold brittle morning alone and I cry for you ♪ And when you finally call ♫ You cloak your moves in the shadows ♪♫♪