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How to replace a gear shift assembly/solenoid on a pontiac 2004 grand am...can't find manual anywhere, and dealership wants to charge $400

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I have no idea, Dawn, but apparently it's a couple hours worth of labor - at least according to my mechanic. One day my "traction control off" idiot light came on and I couldn't manually (via the on/off control button) turn the traction control back on. When I brought my 2004 Grand Prix to my mechanic he told me the part is fairly inexpensive (around $50 - meaning $25 for him) but the labor would be two hours. The reason this guy is my mechanic is that he doesn't rip me off. I may not always get a break, but he's honest. So... while your $400 at the dealership sounds kinda high... I'll be paying $300 at a private shop. (*SHRUG*)

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