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Remove gearbox from vw passat automatic . It is a 1999 model. Transmission fluid is leaking, dont know where the fluid is leaking from. Will drive a short distance prior to the automatic shift not responding. The mechanics have quoted a hefty price so I want to remove it manually and then get them to fix the problem (as it may only be the pump? or a leak in a hose?) and get the mechanics to re-install the gearbox. i need help on how to remove the gearbox. Please help!

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This is not a weekend mechanics type job because you could damage something else taking it out.best advice is to fit a manual gearbox which here in spain you could buy from a accident damaged car with the flywheel and clutch and starter motor for around 300€ need to change the drive shafts as well i think

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