Berlingo Semi Auto 'Box Leaking

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Berlingo Semi Auto 'Box Leaking

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I have inherited a 2012 Berlingo 1.6 e-HDi with the semi automatic gearbox (EGS or ETG6?) and I've sort of decided to keep it for a while.
It's done very little over the years and sat about a bit unused, only just clocked 25K but as I'm now using it a bit more it has developed a leak.

I first noticed it dripping of the diff housing and on closer inspection it appears to be seeping out of the join between gearbox and engine and running back to diff housing (lowest point)

It's quite clear and clean oily liquid that obviously isn't sooty black like the engine oil is and it's too thin for gearbox oil, so I am thinking it's actuator fluid from the semi automatic gearbox/clutch.

Poking about a bit further with the undertray off (what a faff) it's also very oily around the pipe/wiring harness into the bell housing that feeds the concentric slave cylinder for the clutch, so I'm pretty certain it's this pipe and/or the CSC that's leaking.

Does this sound plausible? I see other posts relating to another pipe leaking, the one from the reservoir, but I'm certain it's not that pipe, it's either the CSC or it's feed pipe.

I've resisted fiddling with this pipe as I gather it might be under pressure and I'm guessing by the look of horror on my local spanner mans face when I mentioned the problem/car/gearbox, it's likely to be a massive job for a specialist.

Anyone know of one in the London area, preferably South East London.

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Re: Berlingo Semi Auto 'Box Leaking

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Ok, just to clarify some things there is no semi automatic gearbox on these.

It is basically a manual gearbox and separate clutch. The only difference is that it uses electro hydraulic actuators to operate the gears and the clutch for you. So no torque converter.

They can be horrendous to sort when they go wrong. The actuator system is pressurised by hydraulic fluid and there is a reservoir for this that you should be able to see with the fluid levels on.

Pop up your VIN and I’ll put up a picture of the system

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Re: Berlingo Semi Auto 'Box Leaking

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Thanks for the reply, yes I understand it's a manual that has been automated.
Vin: VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]

I think this is the same issue I have.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61093&hilit=egs+leak

Just the job I was worried about.
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61384

I can't see me tackling this myself, just need to find someone local that knows how too (and not just reckons they can).

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Re: Berlingo Semi Auto 'Box Leaking

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Ok so you have the STT6 speed manual gearbox.

Here are the main components of the system:
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Another member changed out his clutch on his C4 Picasso with this system, and put up a load of his own videos on doing the job. It may help you get an idea of what’s involved generally...

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61384&hilit=Chef