Here is some more information regarding transmission rebuilds…
How Much is a Transmission Repair?
According to the site Transmission Repair Cost Guide: “The cost of transmission repair varies widely based on a number of factors, the most important of which is the type and extent of the repairs being performed by the mechanic. If the transmission needs to be completely replaced or rebuilt, drivers can expect to pay several thousand dollars for parts and skilled labor, while a few minor repairs and a fluid change will only be a couple hundred dollars.
It also depends on the make and model of the vehicle, with domestic/standard models costing quite a bit less than high-end or imported vehicles such as BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen. Extent of the damage. What the car has been through can also affect the price as newer cars that have been well maintained will cost less than those that have been through tough times.
Considerably older or rarer cars are harder to find parts for, which also increases the cost. Manual transmissions cost less to repair/replace than automatic transmissions. Some shops charge higher prices than others for the same work (due to marketing, location, reputation, etc.) Finally, the driver’s location will contribute a great deal to the overall cost of the procedure. Areas with higher costs of living, higher demand of services and/or lower availability of skilled technicians will charge higher labor costs, escalating the overall price. As mentioned previously, when deciding whether to rebuild or replace a transmission it is important to know that either option can be more cost effective, depending on how complex and extensive the issues are (it can take a long time to troubleshoot and repair some problems, in which case a replacement would save you money). Making this decision is difficult for the average consumer, which is why it’s so important to…”[READ MORE]
Final Thoughts About Transmission Repair in Mesa
Transmission rebuilds or repairs should never be tried on your own. The skillset is fairly advanced. All it takes is one missing gear and instead of a broken transmission, you have a VERY broken transmission. However, while transmission rebuilds and repairs are annoying, if you use your head you can avoid them entirely. As we covered in our last article, it is best to be proactive. Every few thousand miles, get your car or truck in for regularly scheduled transmission service in Mesa.
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