Date: Sat, 11 Sep 1999 00:43:46 -0700
From: Justin VanAbrahams <jvanabranopsamnet>
Subject: Re: 91 900S..Problem child?

Bossman wrote: > > And the real whammy...It is a 5 speed and he replaced the transmission > last year for $3,000 (Don't know if it was rebuilt or if he got a > different one? But!!---it only 75K at that time? Anyway he said it > wouldn't go into first gear and was told that was his only choice. It sounds to me like either the current or previous owner was a moron, and maybe they had a moron for a mechanic. It's totally possible to lunch a tranny in 75,000 miles, and usually it comes from people who don't know how to shift. I would not sweat that part - but I would have it checked out by the local dealer and make sure all the service bulletins on that 2.1l engine have been taken care of. -Justin

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