C8 Gear Selector

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C8 Gear Selector

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Hi All,

I have a 2008 C8 173 2.2HDi Auto which refuses to go into park. My garage says it needs a new gear selector and I sourced one from France Auto (part no. 1400176480) but apparently it is the wrong one so I have had to return it. If I supply my VIN, could anyone please advise the correct part number so I can start my search again?

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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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Hi Peter

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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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OK Marc, understood - donation now made!

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Hi Peter, no worries and thanks for the donation. Just pop your VIN up for me and I'll sort this out for you.
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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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Hi Marc, VIN no. is VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]

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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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Ok, so the gear selector is item (1) which also includes the selector unit (A) and the control cable (2). The Citroen part number for this combo is: 2400GJ, but is no longer available from Citroen.

However, if it is the control cable alone you need (item (2)), then that is available.

1608888480 is the control cable alone £130.63
1440160380 is the sheath retainer for the above £32.10

Prices from Citroen today and VAT inclusive.

Both are usually needed together
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I did find a genuine new control cable alone (1608888480) on ebay here for £72:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/15028105581
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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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Hello Marc - it's the selector I need apparently - so I'll set up an Ebay alert. Thank you for your help, much appreciated

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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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I would double check that - as it often can be the cable itself.....
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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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I don’t want to put a downer on this but there are only about 160 2.2 173 autos registered in the uk, plus a similar number of 807s. That’s not far off how many were sold originally.

So, I would have thought therefore that there’s only a very slim chance of finding it on EBay and I guess a LHD will be different.

Good luck though, from a fellow 173hp C8 owner who absolutely loves his car !
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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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The left hand drive version of the AM6 selector unit is indeed a different part as Julian mentions, but the underlying control cable is the same for both.
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Also if searching 2nd hand the mk2 Fiat Ulysse is essentially a C8/807.
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I’m certainly not sure about this but I have a feeling that Fiat didn’t use the twin turbo 170/173 hp engine in the Ulysse.
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Re: C8 Gear Selector

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Thanks for all the responses. As Julian suspected, I was unable to find the part. However, my local independent mechanic 'modified' for me and it happily goes into park now.