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'01 Trooper tranny replacement time

Need help with time required to replace tranny on '01 Trooper AT 4WD. Doing battle w/nat'l parts chain who sold me rebuilt unit which lasted a grand total of 19 days and 600 miles. Their claim is that they hold pricing down by "limiting their labor warranty" to $50/hr. with a cap of $350. They also claim that this job is 8.8 hrs., per Mitchell's Labor Guide: can anyone confirm or refute this?? I've spoken to a couple of gearheads who said this is closer to a 12 hour job than anything else. Anyone have access to Mitchell or Alldata that can shed some light? I can appreciate if the unit that smoked had 2 years and/or 50K on it, but I want the labor cost picked up completely by them for the 2nd go-round. Ironically enough, the 2nd unit shipped by them had a auxillary cooler that was literally twice the size of the original. Any help would be appreciated.

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That transmission is a very difficult transmission to do because the whole transfer case has to be removed. I would estimate approximately 10-12 hrs of labor time.

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