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Renault auto boxes are not the best and 60k is not uncommon to need replaced !

The main problem as far as i can see from previous cars i have had/worked on is the lack of oil changes

this leads to sticking worn parts in the box leading to failure

I stripped an espace v6 with a failed auto box 92 thousand miles on it drained the oil it looked like it had never been changed !!

I had an older espace auto i used it for towing a car trailer up and down to england done at least 30 thousand miles with it changed oil twice in that time box still worked perfectly when car was scrapped total miles were 190 thousand !!
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