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Drivetrain No 3rd or 4th gears!

Discussion in 'Drivetrains' started by zzyzzx, May 22, 2020.

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    zzyzzx FEOA Member

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    The only thing that would work was the open end of a 7mm wrench. Emphasis on open end. Since I still have the plug out perhaps I should try everything again to see if anything else will fit, but that seems unlikely (and I tried a bunch of things). It's as if they are making it difficult to do this on purpose.

    It's some weird size where 1/4" was too small and 5/16" was too big.
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    zzyzzx FEOA Member

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    Quotes for transmission replacement:

    Glen Burnie Transmissions
    $2695 installed plus tax for a Certified remanufactured transmission with a 3yr/100000 mile warranty
    $1895 installed plus tax for a used transmission with a 6 month warranty.

    Dorsey Transmission
    Sorry but none of our vendors are building that unit anymore. I could not locate a used one.

    Is car-part.com broken???
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    My search for a rebuilt F4EAT took .67 seconds on google.

    Dorsey trans is really saying they dont want to bother with your problem.
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    zzyzzx FEOA Member

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    This transmission isn't expensive enough for them to want to fix it.
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    zzyzzx FEOA Member

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    And this is reason enough not to spend real money on this car at this point:
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