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post #11 of (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 10:51 PM
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Re: Outlook transmission: bad wave plate or bad customer service

Originally Posted by OutlookDriver
By the way, in this transmission the only way to access the filter is to take the transmission apart by removing the front end, drive shaft, etc., about 10 hours worth of work and about the same to put it all together again. While your in there at such cost, you might as well replace anything else that may be slightly worn. So 20 hours times a dealerships mechanics fee to replace a $20 faulty wave plate.
Is this how they do it? they remove the front end- and im guessing radiator and that stuff- to be able to remove the trans ONLY...? did you see them do this?

Im asking because the way were used to seeing the trans come out-- is when they drop the engine,trans, front suspension as a whole....

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