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The car was in good shape, drove it home with no sign of any problem with the transmission and the next morning I started it and it wouldn't go forward or reverse. I brought it to shop and they said I was looking at 2-3K in repairs. Car has only 62k miles- I dont think its worth more than 4.5K Am I wasting my time getting this repaired

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  • Randy Ohler May 18, 2011

    Did they explain to you what was wrong?

  • acaltex May 18, 2011

    No explanation, except it may be an internal issue w/ trans, there is a cable or hose that the tow truck driver had to connect cause he couldn't keep the car in neutral

  • acaltex May 18, 2011

    No explanation, except it may be an internal issue w/ trans, there is a cable or hose that the tow truck driver had to connect cause he couldn't keep the car in neutral
    what could that be?

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First don't trust a shop or person that wont explain to you what the problem is. Even if you don't know what I am talking about I will explain till you half way understand. I would get it to another shop or person that will tell you what is wrong or why it is wrong. Sounds to me that some one is trying to take you for a ride. To put in a short form. A transmission can lose all power and not work because of a fuse/ relay. Some one can say internal and charge you thousands of dollars and change a 50 cent fuse. Email me at randyohler@att.net we can go threw some things that you can check.

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