Consumer Protection Law
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I am so sorry to read about your difficulties.
You may consider retaining the services of a local consumer Attorney to send a demand letter to the repair shop for refund and if necessary file lawsuit against the repair shop for the substandard repair and for refund of your cost or the cost for a replacement. Most consumer Attorneys would take a case on contingent fee basis. This means that the Attorneys may not charge upfront for their fees and would only get paid if they win the cases for the consumers. Even then most Courts award Attorney fees to prevailing consumers. So, you may not have to pay out of pocket to obtain a consumer Attorney to sue the repair shop.
You can use the following sites to find local consumer Attorneys:
You may in the alternative, go to your local Courthouse in the Clerk's Office and obtain Small Claim forms to file Small Claim against the company and ask the Court to order the company to refund the money that you paid for the rebuild or pay for the cost to properly repair the transmission or for a replacement.