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Old 05-11-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
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$850 to rebuild an AX-5 transmission?

Yep. Just got a call from shop that my transmission is ready. Price is 850. Sounds really high to me. I removed it myself hoping to save money. Guess not... Any thoughts?

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Old 05-11-2013, 11:13 AM   #2
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Sounds pretty high to me. I would think you could pick up a used one from a parts jeep or something for less than $300. I have seen them go for this amount. How much is it to get a rebuilt one and not rebuild yours?

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Old 05-11-2013, 11:50 AM   #3
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not really that bad, cheapest price in my area is 750.00. you should always get an upfront price.
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:53 PM   #4
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pretty high bud seeing as u can buy a reman off ebay for $675 + core .... but obviously u get that back. not sure on shipping but some companies will ship free
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:29 PM   #5
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Yep. It was definitely worth 850. 5th gear assembly completely broke apart. Sent chunks of gear and needle bearings flying all inside transmission. He replaced all seals also.
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