It can be very discouraging to drive home from work and discover that your check engine light is on. What is even more frustrating is if the source of your vehicle’s problem is transmission failure. Transmission repairs prices can range from $750 to $6,000, depending on your vehicle’s make and model and the type of transmission in your vehicle, as well. However, you can save money, as long as you are equipped with the right information — you can ensure that you are getting the best transmission repair price.
With a little bit of research and by getting free estimates for the repairs you need, you can compare different transmission repair prices to find the best possible price for your transmission repair.
Before getting estimates, it helps to have an idea of the original cost of the type of transmission your vehicle uses. Automatic transmissions tend to be expensive with an average base cost of approximately $1,700 (before labor) for common vehicles. However, manual transmissions are typically, less expensive with an average base cost of approximately $450 (before labor) for common vehicles that are inexpensive.
If you own an imported vehicle or luxury car, then you will have to expect to pay a higher transmission repair prices. For example, an automatic BMW transmission costs around $4,000, while a manual transmission for a Mercedes should cost around $1,500 and approximately $6,000 for an automatic transmission.
Ask the people you know, what they have paid for past transmission repairs. You can also check online resources such as, Repair Pal for your vehicle’s make, model and year. This service will likely, provide you with an idea of the transmission repair prices that other people have paid for similar repair service.
Contact several repair shops in your local area for a free estimate. The more repair shops you call, the better of an idea you will have of the transmission repair prices you will have to pay, to get your vehicle up and running again. By obtaining multiple free estimates, you can find out the local market cost for the repairs you need. In addition, the information you have discovered during the research will help you negotiate a final price.
A free estimate is one of the best (and one of the most direct) methods for determining transmission repair prices. When money is tight — it helps to know which, repair shop options you will save with, and which ones you will not.
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For all of your price comparison needs, Mr. Clutch provides free estimates for transmission repair prices. A free estimate from Mr. Clutch is intended to give you an accurate and clearer picture of the transmission repair prices you can expect to pay to have your transmission repaired (or replaced). Call or visit any of our convenient locations for a FREE estimate from Mr. Clutch to provide you with the pricing information you need to make an informed decision.