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shift cable break a manufacturers defect and not a cause of wear

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Is a shift cable break a manufacturer's defect and not a cause of wear and tear? How much does it cost to repair, replacement and potential labor?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 5 years ago.

Genchi Genbutsu :

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Genchi Genbutsu :

How many miles are on this Corolla?


40 or so K

Genchi Genbutsu :

Did you see where the cable was broken?


No, as explained, the tow driver diagnosed the problem and move the shift to drive and advised that vehicle be driven to Toyota saving 35.00 dollar tow charge and charged 30 dollars for his advice and assistance.

Genchi Genbutsu :

Yes, it can be a defect but right now there isn't a Recall on this condition. The cost to repair it will run approx $150 but please talk to the Dealer first and see if they will goodwill this repair. This is where Toyota will repair it at no cost.

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Expert:  Genchi Genbutsu replied 5 years ago.

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