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Symptom was drivetrain warning light & after warmed up transmission would rev up to 4-5000 rpm but not shift into gear for passing or climbing hill.

Took to transmission shop: mechanic wants 4400 to fix valve body, flush & replace fluid and replace gears. explained the pump was cloggeed, shut down so was not cooling fluid: relayed to valve body and failed to shift: into limp mode. Also front pass sid axled was barely connected: had no symptoms of this as car handed great with no noise on turning: wants 750 after tearing down transmission: help what to do? do I need valve body rplaced: transmission replaceal need to get a grasp on this guy!

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Hi from what you sied it seems like it dose need doeing.
I would ask for a brake down of how much the parts are,
I have resently just done my own cars (clk) auto gear box transmission oil and filter and gasket wich came ruffly to about seventy pounds,if I was to replace the valve body then that would of cost me another one houndred pounds,
so thats one houndred and seventy pounds if that is the only work being done then thats alot to charge for labour.
well all the best.

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