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Skipping 2nd gear

Hi. i just had the transfer case module changed and 1200 miles and 1,5 months after the extended warranty expires my transmission is giving me problems. aamco and chevy said that it is skipping the 2nd gear and needs to be replaced, $3000-$4000, not in my budget. how difficult is it to do myself? should chevy had discovered this when they had the car in for the transfer case replacement and a full diganotic and went over the car BEFORE the extended warranty expired???? need advice or help. Nick.J

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Changing transmission is very difficult and requires a lift. this may not have been occurring when they changed transfer case and they will not cover it unless you have proof this occurred before warranty expired. another option is a used transmission

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Fig. Model 208 Transfer Case

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