Today we will try to help you resolve a problem that can be irritating, and if not managed on time become a financial drain. In fact, distinguishing a leak on your car is rarely reassuring, and it is even less calming when it’s a gearbox leak on your Peugeot 3008 . In this article, we’re going to help you confirm that it’s obviously a gearbox leak, then, how to remedy a gearbox or transmission leak, then, give you some prevention tips, and, finally, give you an idea of the price of the gearbox of a Peugeot 3008.


Gearbox leak on Peugeot 3008, origin and symptom

If you have detected an oil stain on the ground, you will need to confirm that this leak is obviously caused by the gearbox of your Peugeot 3008. To achieve this, you will need to go under your car and follow the oil leak. If it is transmission oil, it must be caused by your gearbox sump or an adjacent room. Once verified, here are the possible roots of this transmission leak:

  • A gearbox cap: If it’s incorrectly screwed on…
  • Defective torque converter: Just equipped on automatic gearboxes.
  • From the transmission oil sump: In the event that it is cracked or broken
  • One of your seals broken

How to repair a gearbox leak on Peugeot 3008?

After discovering the different roots of a gearbox or transmission oil leak on your Peugeot 3008, we will try to describe to you what are your options to remedy this oil leak. Take note that whatever the case, after having determined a leak, you must go to a garage to determine the exact origin of the leak, otherwise your gearbox might be irreparably broken. Nevertheless, here is how the service of the garage and the solutions that will be offered to you:

  • Very often to determine the leak, the auto mechanic will have to take apart your gearbox, which will involve a high labour cost.
  • If you’re lucky and it’s just a gasket, your auto mechanic will change it and reassemble the gearbox of your Peugeot 3008, otherwise you’ll have to replace the whole gearbox
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  • At last, for the do-it-yourselfers, it is possible to use a sealing kit which is just powerful in the case of small leaks, this kit is worth around 40 euros


Prevention: How to avoid gearbox leaks on your Peugeot 3008?

There aren’t many alternatives to avoid gearbox leaks on your Peugeot 3008 , nevertheless here are the three most effective:

  • Regular oil changes on your gearbox deck.
  • Drain your gearbox and put new oil in it. If you want to know everything about this manipulation, please examine our content page on this subject.
  • Use a particular additive for maintenance of gearbox seals, these additives will restore flexibility and allow to plug slight leaks, you will discover some for a few dozen euros at Oscaro.


Price of a Peugeot 3008 gearbox

At last, we would like to give you an idea of how much it costs to replace the gearbox of a Peugeot 3008. As you have understood, gearbox problems generally lead to a whole replace of this part. It is hard to give you a precise price because based on the garage the labour can vary a lot and based on your engine the part will also have a different price, nevertheless, we estimate that the repair, labour included will cost you between 800 and 2000 euros , knowing that the part alone costs between 400 and 1000 euros.

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