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2005 explorer, automatic transmission, rebuilt, needs to be…

2005 explorer, automatic transmission...

2005 explorer, automatic transmission, rebuilt, needs to be warmed up before it engages properly. Manually shifting works till it comes up to temp.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it the original transmission?

Original transmission, 200,000 miles. I am looking to purchase vehicle but am concerned about reliability. Looking to get an idea as to possible diagnosis and repair cost estimates.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. Owner has not performed any other checks, or trouble shooting.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It is as much as I know at the moment. Will be looking at a test drive and detail check on vehicle later today. Any help in what to check/ look for in dealing with the transmission would be helpful.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No problem, thanks

ok, I am confused. you stated rebuilt transmission and then said original trans??

you have an internal transmission issue here. there is no easy fix for this. my guess is a low asking price for the truck. I would plan on the worse that it needs to be replaced with either a used unit or rebuilt unit.

as far as price, rebult is about 2500-2700.

used from 1500-1700.

to be honest, I would pass on it as it just about exceeds the value of the truck.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thankyou

your welcome

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