Your Guide for Overhauling A Transmission

eed to make sure you are buying the correct transmission rebuilding kit. Not every kit includes the same things, but for the most part, you will be able to find items like seals, O-rings, gaskets, washers, clutches, and more. Remember that if you already have an idea which parts you want to replace to buy the transmission rebuilding kit that includes those parts.

 

All parts included in a transmission replacement kit will be clean and new. The parts in rebuilding kits are all disassembled for those who only want to replace smaller parts instead of most of the transmission, however for the most part; most of the transmission is usually rebuilt. Depending on your knowledge of transmissions and your level of comfort taking your car apart, you can either do the overhaul yourself or take it to a mechanic.

 

Cost to Overhaul

A transmission rebuilding kit will cost you as low as $50 and up to $300 usually. While transmission rebuilding kits are not that expensive, it can cost between $1,000 and $5,000 for a mechanic to do the labor. These prices are the average for most transmission kits, but it all depends on the make and model of your car, as well as the year. Some older models will cost less than newer ones, but if the parts are hard to find that could make the price fluctuate.

 

Overhaul Process

If you want to try to do the overhaul yourself, make sure that you are comfortable with the labor part of the rebuild because it will take some time to do. Usually a professionally done transmission overhaul will take between two and four days, depending on the amount of labor. However, that does include a diagnosis of the problem, taking apart the transmission, and reinstallation, which can take some time.

 

At Twin Charlotte, you can have your transmission rebuilt in as little as three days. They will make sure to take the time to diagnose the issue and replace all worn out parts. You can even find repair coupons on their website if you are looking to save some money on your transmission repair.

 

Not everyone wants to take their car to a mechanic so if repairing it yourself is something you would rather do, Twin Charlotte also offers a step by step guide to diagnosing the problem yourself, as well as videos on the transmission rebuilding process. You are even guaranteed a transmission rebuild warranty if you take your vehicle to Twin Charlotte.

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