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1997 Mercury Sable GS 4dr Sedan

1997 Mercury Sable
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan GS, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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August 6, 2012, 9:20 am

Ramona P

Question: We've been told that our 2003 Mercery Sable needs a new transmission. What price can I expect to pa

Car runs but acts like it is neutral in every gear; doesn't "shift".

August 9, 2012, 7:07 pm

Elizabeth K

The price of a transmission replacement will vary widely depending on how you go about it. You can have your's rebuilt, buy one that was remanufactured, or get one from a junkyard (cheap but risky). Your best bet is to call around to local transmission shops and ask them for an estimate on a rebuild. Go with the shop with a fair price and a good warranty and reputation. Often your local auto parts stores can recommend someone that has a good track record.

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