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I had problems down changing from 3rd to 2nd, very awkward and stiff at least 50% of the time, if not more.
I enquired at the Renault Dealer for some gearbox oil and was told it only comes in 5 gallon drums from Elf!!!!
i asked to simply buy some from the shop floor and was told this wasn't possible......why do I bother with dealers anymore is a mystery.
Got my mechanic to put in some new oil when he serviced it, it wasn't Elf quality but still good and a damn site better than the crud that came out.
Milegae was 65,000 on a 1.4 8v 1999 Clio Alize.

Instant improvement, now all gear changes up and down the box are slick with NO clunking or stiffness.

I recommend this to anyone with gearbox issues.
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1999 Clio Alize 1.4 8v
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