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Old 05-10-2019, 09:02 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by HaroldinCR View Post
I have been DIY all my life, and just don't have confidence in Tranny shops. It can't be all that difficult to rebuild one, what with all the youtube videos out there. I just can't lay under cars anymore after all these years.
A manual transmission, yes.

Automatics are a whole different animal. There are hundreds of little parts inside of an automatic, and put one thing in wrong and it may not work at all. Find a transmission shop that's certified to rebuild it and put a warranty on it. There's one in my area that is certified by all 3 of the big 3, and if he rebuilds a tranny from one of them the respective auto company puts a 5 yr-100k mile warranty on the rebuilt tranny.

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