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by ibex32
05 Feb 2018, 21:10
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Scrapping a Granvia
Replies: 1
Views: 828

Scrapping a Granvia

Being a new owner with questions to pose, I've been given some very useful information. Hopefully this will be useful to some of you.... I bought my Granvia recently from KV Cars in Stockport. They have proved themselves to be honest and efficient and thorough and keep their promises ! They are pres...
by ibex32
29 Jan 2018, 21:52
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Overdrive switch ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Re: Overdrive switch ?

Really appreciate those responses Jarmmo & 72 degrees. I'm getting the hang of the beast.
Cheers, ibex32
by ibex32
29 Jan 2018, 11:56
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Overdrive switch ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Re: Overdrive switch ?

I'm from that era (40's & 50's), which might explain how daft I'm getting, but I still don't understand what the torque converter does and when it cuts in and why. I understand about the ECT switch. I understand about the overdrive switch. But not the torque converter ! I really would like to un...
by ibex32
28 Jan 2018, 12:23
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Overdrive switch ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Re: Overdrive switch ?

Found it ! Thank you V6vanman. And thanks Jarmmo & Pushkin for your input. From everything I'm told & read on this very useful site, I'm going to do the following :- 1) Leave the overdrive switch pushed in (on) to maintain my relatively good MPG, unless I need more power up hills, or I requi...
by ibex32
27 Jan 2018, 11:54
Forum: general chit chat
Topic: Overdrive switch ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2460

Overdrive switch ?

I'm a very pleased new owner of a 1996 diesel automatic Granvia, but I'm confused about what I read here about an overdrive switch. I haven't found one ! I do notice a "bit of a "bounce" through the throttle pedal at higher speeds on the motorway, which may be overdrive kicking in ? B...

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