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Vave gear /electrics kit to be replaced as recommended by authorised dealer. Car has run 69,000 kms. in India.Problem was gears not changing. Oil was changed but car on being driven remained in limp mode. Charges to change is 1500 Euro. Please let me know if this is the correct direction? can valve gear be repaired

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If your talking about the valve body and electrical shift plate for the transmission then yes those components can cause the vehicle to go into limp home mode and not let the vehicle shift gears. Generally the valve body is not able to be repaired just replaced. same goes for the electrical shift place.

Posted on Oct 02, 2010

  • louise799 Oct 14, 2010

    any ballpark price range to replace valve body? us$

  • Michael Contreras
    Michael Contreras Oct 14, 2010

    The valve body generally can be found used for around $200-$300. A brand new one is dealer only and can be quite expensive. As for the shift plate, gasket,filter,13-pin elec connector and 5qs of fluid runs $334. Labor is around 3hrs. Prices and times vary at each service center. This is the estimated cost I would give out to a customer.



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