Browse over 9,000 car reviews

Sorry, there are no cars that match your search

Iveco Daily 2013: My car won't drive in the bottom three gears

Asked by Brian

I have a 2013 Iveco Daily 50C21 manual the first, second and third gears have stopped working but I can drive in the top three gears. I can select the bottom three gears but it does not drive, what is wrong with my car?

Answered by CarsGuide

11 Jan 2020 David Morley

Six-speed manual gearboxes often have gears one, two and three sharing a shaft inside the gearbox. The fact that you can select all those gears but not have any drive in them suggests that something on that shaft is failing to mesh with either the countershaft or the output shaft.

Does the gearbox make any weird noises when you select any of the first three gears? Is there any oil leaking from the gearbox casing? It could be anything from a stripped gear or spline to a failed bearing. Either way, I think it’s probably a fundamental mechanical failure and you’re looking at a gearbox rebuild or replacement. At least if the top three gears are working, everything downstream of the gearbox seems to be okay.

Disclaimer: You acknowledge and agree that all answers are provided as a general guide only and should not be relied upon as bespoke advice. Carsguide is not liable for the accuracy of any information provided in the answers.

How can we help?

Please note: Questions cannot be answered privately. All answers will be published on CarsGuide.com.au

By clicking on the 'Submit' button you acknowledge you have read and agree to abide by the CarsGuide Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. Carsguide reserves the right to not answer any questions for any reason. You acknowledge and agree that all answers are provided as a general guide only and should not be relied upon as bespoke advice.

Over 8,000 questions answered by CarsGuide

Search

Complete Guide to Iveco
Daily

Reviews, price, specs and more