A Trail of Transmission Parts

courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man


Bob,
We have a 1997 Saturn SL2 and today the transmission went out. There was oil everywhere and we picked up gears and parts for half a block. What is the cheapest and most logical thing to do? No the car is not paid off.
Kristy

Kristy,
Ouch, major failure here. Assuming that it is not covered under any warranty, then you may want to think about a junk yard tranny. That might be the cheapest route in the short term. Unfortunately, you get no or very limited warranty on it. You can also try Jasper. They are a nation reseller/remanufacture of engines and transmissions. They have a good warranty, but again, that may not be the cheapest answer.
Good Luck!
Drive Safely!
Bob, The Auto Answer Man


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