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Transmission doesn't work in D or 2, but will in 1

No prior problems or hesitations. On trip to mountains today it just starts slipping once, and then is fine. 25 miles later does it again, only this timecan only drive in low gear. Once we stop to turn in D works fine. Once we park the oil pressure gauge fluctuates from mid to 0, but no leaks, no rattles,no nothing. Check engine light is on of course. How much should I expect to pay for a rebuilt one?

Also, what is the danger of driving it to a place, even in low gear if it will go?

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Idk it depends how far you are driving it to a place. i would say about 3,000 dollars to rebuild your tranny.

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First find out what code the transmission has set in memory, that is for sure or the chk eng lite would not be on, chances are it will give a code for slippage, based on previous experience the trans will need an overhaul or exchange, the exchange unit is the better option, it is rebuilt at a factory facility under much tighter quality controls than most shops, the cost for this including labor about $2500.00, but that depends on your local labor rate and how good a deal you can get on the trans.

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