Hello, I have a 1999 Chevy Cavalier that just had a transmission problem. It's a 4 cylinder, Automatic, standard model, no power options. The car would drive in 1st gear up to 25 mph, and would never change gear, only get louder. Obviously it's a transmission problem. How much should I look to be paying. Parts & labor to have this job done? Also, the mechanic that's doing the job ripped off a friend of mine once because she was a female. She also had to have her transmission rebuilt, and she told me that instead of them rebuilding it, they replaced hers with one from a junkyard. She had problems with it after, and only got them to cooperate after threatening to get a lawyer. They also tried telling her it wasn't the transmission, and then attempted to charge her by saying it was something else. After replacing it, the car would take 2 seconds for the speed to kick in after accelerating, and when putting it into reverse, the car would shake upon acceleration. Is this due to poor work done rebuilding it?
Friday, September 21st, 2007 AT 10:51 PM