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Trans. trouble
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Dan    Posted 08-08-2004 at 06:33:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
The reverse in the automatic tranny on the Safari van is getting weak,most estimates were around 18-2400$, 90 day warranty.Found a good rebuilder by word of mouth who wil R+R+R for 1250$. Needs 2 days and gives a 1 yr. warranty.Works out of town so for sure his overhead is lower.He's getting the job today.Hope it all turns out. Dan in AB.


SeaJ    Posted 08-08-2004 at 09:05:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
You can't go backwards and my honey's brother our mine left my house the other day only to call a few minutes later and say he was on his way back. literaly. Transmission went out and he he had to back up about 7 miles back to our house.
You might be a redneck if you have to drive to your brothers house..... backwards. hahahaha.


deadcarp    Posted 08-08-2004 at 08:27:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Our 96 windstar was getting lazy about going into gear so i took it to the guy who plugged in an analysis puter & estimated $1500. He had it for a week, he had a free loaner and it came to $1700 including a kit to reduce the factory-designed 300 pound pressure surge on the clutch. Works good since. :)


Clod    Posted 08-08-2004 at 08:04:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Before I would pay that much for a transmission overhaul I would stick my foot out the door and push it backwards.


deadcarp    Posted 08-08-2004 at 09:07:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
You know a honda civic will go 65 on a level road with a 14-horse engine and snowmobile clutch? And looks street-legal like it always did. Now if it just had reverse. :)


Clod    Posted 08-08-2004 at 15:55:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Figger out where you are going to need to back up ahead of time.Have a bungie cord and hook it to something back at where you wana backstop.keep the other end tied to your Honda. that's all there is to that.


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