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"98" WORTH BUYING WITH BAD TRANNY?

1985 All Other Makes All Other Models

My friend has a 1985 98 with a tranny that doesn't go into 3rd gear and has no reverse. This is a front wheel drive V-6 that runs great, but has 200,000 miles on it (ouch!).

Does this sound like a major tranny job in the making or a simple servo/sensor issue in the tranny?

How much should this repair run if it's not in need of a rebuilt tranny?

What would a rebuilt tranny install run if the current tranny is in need of major overhaul?

I'm afraid of getting ripped off by the transmission repair industry when all it might need is minor parts and labor?

Thanks !
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Jdkeefe
April 2, 2007.



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