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Have a 98 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 with automatic. Transmission

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Have a 98 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 with automatic. Transmission will not go in "D" but works fine in 2 and once moving works in "D" through the other shifts. Truck has 170 K miles. What would be an estimate for transmission repair on this truck?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  CTFordTech replied 6 years ago.

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Depending on what exactly is wrong with the transmission and what you would want to do either have it rebuilt or have a new transmission installed. A rebuild will run approx. $1700-2200 and then a new transmission will run $2200-2500 but will come with a 3 year or 100,000 mile warranty. It does sound like it is an internal problem and looking at the mileage, a new transmission would probably be best.

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