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My volkswagon golfs auto transmission was making a banging sound. a mechanic told me it was rat **** and i need a new one.its a 2 litre. vin code WVWZZZ1HZTW045023. NEW OIL WAS PUT IN IT AND IT DIDNT HELP. i am trying to find the cheapest option please help. i dont want too pay more than a thousand really. its the second time this has happened.

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This particular year and next one , were the worst years for trany's on those cars.
They are failing left and right , there are no options to
get it cheap , sience junk yards refuse to sell used units , cause they coming back under 90 day warranty before warranty expires , and nobody rebuild them , when I was looking for one , for my customer ,
the only option was to buy it from dealer.
It was not cheap , so I ended up converting the car to a stick shift (junk yards sell the whole kit with pedals , brackets etc...). Customer was happy , he didn't really care what to drive stick shift or automatic.At least he won't have problem with a/t in the future , he said.

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