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Technical / Sale Enquiry Form

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Engine Type:
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Are you able to get your vehicle to one of our branches nationwide, for a free diagnostic service?

Or will you prefer to purchase a loose gearbox?

Would you prefer to buy another gearbox, or do you have time to send yours in for repair?

Which warranty would you require?

Would you be able to get your old failed gearbox back to us (At your own cost)?

Who would you use to remove and fit your gearbox?

Can you provide us with an engine code and/or gearbox code (You may have to ask a technical person for these details)?

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If you cant make a trip right away and would like to know more about what the job might cost, or how long it will take, please answer the questions below:

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The most common Reasons why Gearboxes fail

Like all machinery, gearboxes are subject to damage from a variety of sources, and if left unchecked, will eventually give in to them. The trouble is that it is not always easy to determine if your transmission is suffering behind a brave face of continual performance. Understanding the needs of your transmission is essential if you are to see to its upkeep. This article aims to guide laymen users of vehicles of all types towards being aware of the condition of their transmission by being able to spot problems before they occur, so that you can get it solved in good time. So whether you are a private car owner or are looking to limit the downtime of your logistics fleet, these transmission tips should help.

There is too little response

If you have been noticing a lack of response, a severe drop in transmission power or your gears slipping out of place (or refusing to go into place), it is likely a sign that your transmission is worn down to the point where performance is affected, and your transmission might be in danger of complete failure. This is often caused by a problem with the clutch in your vehicle which may need replacing, but in more severe scenarios, the trouble could lie in your transmission, which would require diff and gearbox repairs to get right again.

Noises you could do without

Your vehicle produces so many sounds that it is just about impossible to determine which one of those is indicative of a problem. A good rule to follow is that if you haven’t heard the sound before, it shouldn’t be there. A buzz, hum or whine is usually a sign that something is wrong however. If a clunking or grinding sound is made during a transmission shift, then the problem is likely in your gearbox. Having the problem diagnosed and repaired in good time will almost certainly save you on more expensive repairs later on, so see to it quickly.

Bleeding fluids

When your vehicle starts leaking fluids, it is never a good sign. Besides the radiator and engine, a leak could point to trouble with your transmission. Automatic Transmission Fluid is the lubricant that keeps your transmission working optimally, and like another mentionable and important fluid, it is bright red and has a sweet smell. If you are seeing this essential liquid dribbling from the undercarriage of your vehicle, you had best get it seen to, flushed and replaced as soon as possible.

Is something burning?

If the problem has progressed to the point where it is producing a burning smell from your car, then there is no time to waste. A burning smell means there is a problem with your transmission’s lubricant and cooling measures, meaning that the rapidly moving parts therein are causing extreme and dangerous friction which could leave to further damages on your vehicle. Get it seen to as soon as possible if you are in this situation.

For more information about your transmission, to view gearboxes for sale and available repair services, or just to get some advice on your system, contact Mayfair Gearboxes on their website today.

Quick Facts

Who We Are

Mayfair Gearbox is a National and International supplier of fleet reman gearboxes, diffs and propshafts. We are led by a Management Team of true industry professionals who have pioneered the gearbox remanufacturing industry. Mayfair Gearbox has been established for 20 years in the Industry.

What We Do

Mayfair Gearbox is the solution to limit your fleet’s downtime! We are quality driven to provide only the finest remanufactured gearboxes, diffs and propshafts.

What Makes Us The Best

Commitment and integrity to provide outstanding quality, exceptional service and support at all times, to you our valued Customer. Approved by most manufacturers and a National Footprint of 14 Branches.

Product Division

Heavy Commercial & Buses
Truck Gearbox Repairs Bus Gearbox Repairs
Earthmoving 4 x 4
Earthmoving Gearbox Repairs 4X4 Gearbox Repairs
Passenger Manual Passenger Automatic
Manual Gearbox Repairs Automatic Gearbox Repairs

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