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Are you asking where you can find a transmission for your vehicle? Are you interested in a new or used one?
It is a possibility that it will stress the engine because you stated the engine sounds like it is knocking
Would you like a cheaper solution?
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The cheaper solution would being getting a used transmission at this website http://www.car-part.com/
You want to keep your car but do not want to keep if it will be more costly?
How is the condition of the engine?
if you look at KBB.com, the value of the car is lower than the cost of transmission replacement.
At this point, without an actual visual inspection of the condition of the engine, it will be difficult to answer that. Being that the vehicle has that many miles, indicates it is closer to its end. If you are prepared to do a overhaul on the engine in the long run, then keeping it would be a good idea if you enjoy your car. If you are not prepared to do an overhaul engine and would not like to do one should that be the case, then maybe selling the vehicle or trading it would be a better choice.
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what is the engine size?
When you say specialty transmission, could you please explain what you mean by that.
let me check
Can I get vin number please
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L, V8, VIN A, 32V, USA/Canada
That is the full information for your vehicle. There should be places in the usa that rebuilds them as well as have used ones.
there are two different transmission types
AT, ID 1W4P-AA AT, ID 2W4P-AA
you have to call the dealer and ask what your id is on the transmission, should match one of these two numbers
and based on that website, there are used ones available in the USA, trusting they work would be your own judgement of the place you are buying it from, would be a good idea to research their business on google and see their reviews
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depends on where your located. Here in texas, value with that many mileage with the transmission not getting reverse, would be around $500.00
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The cost I am not too sure, you would have to contact customer service to answer that entirely, I would assume the question value I cant see your end of it only mine.
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