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Remanufactured Transmission Prices & Lookup

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What Transmission Do You Have?

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Transmission TypeManufacturer
01F01J01L
01M01P01V
02E09A09E
09G09L09M
125C180C2004R
200C350C375
40040TE40TES
41342RE42RLE
45RFE47RE48RE
4EAT4F27E4F50N
4L30E4L604L60E
4L65E4L70E4L80E
4L85E4R1004R44E
4R55E4R70E4R70W
4R75E4T40E4T45E
4T604T60E4T65E
4T65E-AWD4T80E500
518545RFE5EAT
5F31J5L40E5L50E
5R110W5R44E5R55E
5R55N5R55S5R55W
60461862TE
65RFE66RFE670
68RFE6F356F50
6F556L456L50
6L80e6L906R140
6R606R756R80
6T406T456T50
6T706T75722.3
722.4722.5722.6
722.901722.902722.904
722.906722.907722.96
722.961722.964722.998
722.999727904
9698A131L
A132LA140EA140L
A141EA210A240
A240EA240LA241E
A241HA241LA242L
A243LA244EA245E
A246EA247EA340E
A340FA340HA341E
A343FA350EA42D
A43DA43DEA440F
A442FA44DA44DE
A44DLA45DLA465
A46DEA46DFA4AF1
A4AF2A4AF3A4BF1
A4BF2A4CF2A4LD
A540EA540HA541E
A5GF1A5HF1A650E
A6LF2A6MF2A750E
A750FA760EA760F
A760HA761EAB60E
AB60FAF23-5AF33-5
Allison-1000-5-SpeedAllison-1000-6-SpeedAOD
AODEAS68RCAS69RC
ATXAuto-4-SpeedAuto-4-Speed-3-Shaft
Auto-5-SpeedAuto-5-Speed-4-ShaftAuto-6-Speed
Auto-Inline-4-SpeedAW30-40LEAW4
AW450-43LEAW50-40LEAW50-42LE
AW55-50SNAW55-51SNAW60-41SN
AW6040LEAW6A-ELAW6AX-EL
AW71LAW81-40LEAWF21
AX4NAX4SAXOD
AXODEBZHAC3
C5C6CD4E
CFT30CVTCVT HYBRID
DPS6E4N71BE4OD
F3AF3A21-1F3A21-2
F4A21-2F4A22-1F4A22-2
F4A23-2F4A33-1F4A41
F4A42F4A4BF4A51
F4A5AF4AELF4EAT
F5A51F5A5AFN4A-EL
FNR5FS5A-ELG4AEL
G4AFELG4AHLGA6HP19Z
GACVT16ZJF011EJF403E
JF506EJR403EKM171-1
KM171-2KM171-5KM172-0
KM172-5KM175-1KM175-5
KM175-6KM176-5KM177
KM177-8L3N71BL4N71B
LJ4AELN4AELN4AHL
R4A51R4AXELRE0F01H
RE0F08ARE0F08BRE0F09A
RE0F09BRE0F10ARE0F10D
RE0F11ARE4F02ARE4F02V
RE4F03RE4F03ARE4F03B
RE4F03VRE4F04ARE4F04B
RE4F04VRE4R01ARE4R03A
RE5F22ARE5R05ARL3F01A
RL4F02ARL4F03RL4F03A
RL4F03VRL4R01ASPSA
TAATTF-80SCU140E
U140FU150EU151E
U151FU240EU241E
U250EU340EU341E
U341FU660EU660F
U760EU760FV4A51
V5A51VT25EW4A32-1
W4A33-1W4A42W4A4B
W4A51W4A5AW5A51
ZF4HP16ZF4HP18ZF4HP22
ZF4HP24ZF5HP19ZF5HP24
ZF5HP30ZF6HP26ZF6HP28
ZF8HP70700r4
AcuraAM GeneralAMC
AudiBlue BirdBMW
BuickCadillacChevrolet
ChryslerDaewooDodge
EagleFordFreightliner
GEOGMCHonda
HummerHyundaiInfiniti
IsuzuJaguarJeep
KiaLand RoverLexus
LincolnMazdaMercedes
MercuryMiniMitsubishi
NissanOldsmobileOshkosh
PlymouthPontiacSaab
SaturnScionSterling
SubaruSuzukiToyota
VolkswagenVolvoWorkhorse

Not sure what type of transmission you have? Here are 5 ways to find out what type your vehicle has.

What is a “New” Transmission?

Truly “new” transmissions can only be found in brand new cars rolling off the assembly line. From the metal case and gears, to the springs and seals, every component is freshly stamped, extruded, or otherwise created.

Car manufacturers do not sell or distribute these “new” transmissions to anyone, for any reason. One per car, that’s it.

All other transmissions out there are either rebuilt, used or remanufactured. Even if you have a transmission replaced under warranty by a dealership, it will be a remanufactured transmission, not a new one.

What is a Remanufactured Transmission?

700r4_transmissionA remanufactured transmission refers to a gearbox that has been completely disassembled and then re-engineered on an assembly line. Each component is inspected, cleaned, and reconditioned by a technician that specializes in that particular stage of the process.

All of the critical elements including the case, gears, valve body, shafts, pumps, and the torque converter are tested to ensure that they meet original equipment (OE) tolerances and standards. Any part that doesn’t meet the original specifications is either machined until it does or replaced with a brand new part.

Once all of the components meet specification, they’re sent down an assembly line and the transmission is reassembled. The reman transmission is then put on a dyno machine which simulates real-world driving through a software program called C.A.R.S. This allows any leaks and imperfections to be discovered and dealt with before the transmission leaves the factory.

Another benefit of a remanufactured transmission are the updates and upgrades it receives. Once a certain vehicle model has been in production for a few years, small issues with the design are discovered and solutions are implemented. It may be more robust friction materials, stronger seals, stiffer springs, or number of other things.

These changes are immediately applied to the new models still in production, and Technical Service Bulletins (TSB’s) are sent to dealers so they know how to deal with problems that may arise. Transmission remanufacturing companies also get these TSB’s, and implement the changes on their assembly line as well

Remanufacturing Process – What is Involved?

  1. Disassembly
    When a “core” (i.e. used) transmission first arrives at the remanufacturing facility, it’s catalogued and completely disassembled. Any transmission fluid that’s still inside is collected and recycled. The torque converter is also taken apart, and all of the parts are accounted for.
  2. Cleaning
    Once all of the internal parts are catalogued, the old bits of gasket are thrown away, and parts like the gears, case and shafts are washed in a high-pressure parts washer. While more sensitive components like the valve body and torque converter turbines are washed by hand.
  3. Inspection
    Once all of the gunk has been knocked off, the parts are thoroughly inspected for cracks, imperfections, and adherence to OE tolerances. Parts that don’t make the grade are either machined back to factory specs, or replaced.
  4. Valve Body Testing
    Since the valve body is responsible for shift timing, it’s hooked to a special machine that uses hydraulic pressure to simulate driving. It’s put through different test cycles to mimic a variety of road/driving conditions. The results help the reman technician to identify shifting problems, cracks, and leaks. Once all of the problems have been dealt with, it’s then resurfaced to ensure that it seals properly with the transmission case.
  5. Replacing Parts & Re-Assembly
    All components that don’t meet specification, like gear sets, shafts, clutches etc. get replaced on the assembly line, along with all seals, gaskets and o-rings. Electrical components such as solenoids and control units get inspected and replaced.The torque converter is also remanufactured with any necessary washers, springs, spacers, and clutch friction material. Upgrades and updated components are installed, then the transmission is re-assembled using the proper OEM torque specs and fasteners.
  6. Dyno Testing
    Fully Dyno TestedAfter assembly, each and every remanufactured transmission is placed on a dynamometer, and put through a series of hot and cold driving simulations to test the operation, and quality of the transmission. If any leaks or faulty parts are discovered, the transmission is sent back through the remanufacturing process.

What Components Are Replaced?

  • Gaskets
  • Seals
  • O-Rings
  • Filters
  • Washers
  • Bearings
  • Bushings
  • Friction Material
  • Solenoids
  • Sensors
  • Any damaged “hard parts”, such as gears, shafts etc.

Torque Converters

Torque ConverterRemanufactured torque converters are opened, thoroughly cleaned and inspected. Technicians will then replace the spacers, springs, washers, rollers, hubs, clutch friction material, and the lockup clutch piston when applicable. All of the turbine fins are closely examined, then tightened or welded when necessary. Once the reman torque converter is reassembled, it is pressure tested and balanced to ensure smooth, vibration-free operation.

Benefits

Done in a Factory Setting

Remanufactured transmissions are built in a factory, on an assembly line. Technicians specialize in specific areas, and each transmission undergoes numerous quality checks throughout the remanufacturing process. This ensures a higher quality product, and longer service life.

Replaces More Parts

A remanufactured transmission is thoroughly disassembled, cleaned, surfaces are machined to factory specification, updated parts are installed, and an entire list of components are replaced. By comparison, the typical rebuilt transmission only receives new components if the original is worn out.

Testing

When a mechanic or transmission shop rebuilds a gearbox, it’s usually tested after it’s reinstalled in the vehicle. By contrast, remanufactured transmissions are subjected to a rigorous battery of tests before they ever leave the factory. Dyno machines and valve body testers are designed to expose problems before you get on the road, that way you won’t have to take your vehicle back to the mechanic because “something doesn’t feel right”.

How Much Does a Remanufactured Transmission Cost?

On average, a remanufactured transmission will cost between $1,800 and $3,800, depending on the make and model of your vehicle. The cost of labor to install it is in addition to the price of the unit and will typically run between $400 and $800.

It is more expensive to replace your transmission with a reman than to have your transmission rebuilt for almost all makes & models.

Here is our guide comparing rebuilt vs remanufactured transmissions.

However, if there is significant internal damage, the additional components and time required to get it back on the road can cause the final price of a transmission rebuild to be higher than a remanufactured transmission.

This table below shows how much shops typically charge for rebuilt and re-manufactured transmissions for certain vehicles. You can sort by year, make, model, transmission type and cost by clicking the header of that particular column.

Example Price Ranges by Year, Make & Model

Transmission ModelYearMakeModelEngineEst. Install LaborInstallation Cost @ $85/HourReman + Install Cost Range
4T45E / 4T40E2010ChevyMalibu2.4L7595$1965 - $2305
4L60E / 4L65E2007ChevySilverado 15004.8L8680$2085 - $2510
4T65E / 4T65E-HD2004ChevyMalibu3.5L7595$2085 - $2535
4L80E2003ChevySilverado 25006.0L6510$2390 - $3350
5L40E2008CadillacSRX3.6L131105$4365 - $5005
6T75E2007GMCAcadia3.6L9765$3005 - $3675
6L80 / 6L902010ChevyExpress 25004.8L6510$2950 - $3680
Allison 1000 (HD)2004GMC2500 HD6.0L6510$3090 - $3930
4F27E2006FordFocus2.0L8680$2130 - $2560
AX4N / AX4S2003FordTaurus3.0L10850$2420 - $2890
4R70W / 4R75E2010FordF1504.6L5425$2015 - $2495
4R100 / E4OD2004FordF3505.4L5425$2195 - $2735
4R44E / 4R55E2000FordRanger3.0L9765$2545 - $3135
5R55S / 5R55W /N/E2008FordExplorer4.0L7595$2385 - $2915
CD4E2008FordEscape2.3L141190$3000 - $3530
FNR5 / AWTF-802008Mazda62.3L7595$2475 - $3035
AWF212009MercuryMilan3.0L6510$2790 - $3470
5R110W2010FordF2506.4L8680$3070 - $3790
6F35 / 6F502011FordEdge3.7L6510$2920 - $3720
6R602008FordExplorer4.6L8680$3560 - $4400
6R802011FordF1506.2L8680$3560 - $4400
41TE (A604)2008DodgeGrand Caravan3.3L7595$2185 - $2665
46RE (A518)2001DodgeRam 15005.9L8680$2410 - $2920
47RE (A618)2002DodgeRam 35005.9L8680$2800 - $3530
48RE2006DodgeRam 35005.9L6510$3050 - $3680
42RLE2008DodgeCharger3.5L6510$2200 - $2830
545RFE2005DodgeRam 25005.7L8680$2550 - $3120
62TE2008ChryslerTown&Country3.8L7595$2865 - $3545
68RFE2008DodgeRam 25006.7L8680$4100 - $4890
W5A380 / NAG12006Chrysler3003.5L6510$3060 - $3830
Honda BYBA2006HondaOdyssey3.5L10850$2990 - $3630
Toyota A750E2008ToyotaTundra4.7L9765$3335 - $4105
Toyota U140F2007ToyotaRAV42.4L8680$3140 - $3870
RE4R01A2003NissanXterra3.3L9765$2905 - $3545
RE5R05A2005NissanPathfinder4.0L121020$3900 - $4840
722.6 / 722.92006DodgeSprinter 25002.7L6510$3060 - $3830
AW55-50SN2005NissanMaxima3.5L7595$3035 - $3775
F4A42-22001HyundaiSante Fe2.4L121020$3030 - $3630
ZF 5HP242001AudiA64.2L11935$4165 - $5125
ZF 6HP262005BMW745li4.4L8680$4400 - $5520
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Warranty – What is Covered?

One of the biggest advantages to buying a remanufactured transmission is the warranty. A good quality reman transmission will come with a 3-year/Unlimited Mile Nationwide Warranty. Commercial and heavy duty applications are typically covered for 18-months/100,000 miles. Anything less should make you question the quality. Ideally, the warranty should be transferable too. That way if you sell the car during the warranty period, the coverage can be transferred to the new owner.

Another feature that you should look for is the coverage area. In order to receive reimbursement, many transmission warranties will limit you to specific shops, and that can often tie you to a particular geographic area. So if you have problems outside of the coverage area, you’ll be paying for the repairs yourself.

A good nationwide warranty will honor repair costs from a licensed shop, no matter where it’s located. And you want one that will cover both parts and labor. $50/hour is the average cost on transmission repairs, so make sure your warranty will pay at least that amount.

How Long Does it Take?

Depending on the availability, your reman transmission can usually be shipped to the repair shop within a few days of your order. Shipping and core return should be free. Expect the installation to take 1 to 2 days.

How Long Will it Last?

There is no set time or mileage. We’ve heard of cases where they only last 6,000 miles (rare) and others that have lasted over 300,000 miles. Your driving habits and how closely you follow recommended maintenance procedures are the deciding factors. That is why it’s so important to get a good warranty. If I had to give a number, the average would be 150,000 to 200,000 miles.

Buying a Reman Online vs Local

Local

When you go to your local repair shop, they’ll order a remanufactured transmission from a vendor like Jasper or Certified, then mark up the price. So at the end of the day, you’ll be paying 15% to 30% more than the actual cost of the unit.

Online

Buying a reman transmission through a distributor like Street Smart Transmission will save you a considerable amount of money because you pay the wholesale price (avoiding a repair shop’s 15% to 30% markup), they’ll ship the unit to the shop of your choice free of charge, and returning your old transmission is free as well. Then all you have to pay for is the labor to install the unit (usually $400 to $800), and you’re on your way.

How Does it Work?

To order a remanufactured transmission from a company like Street Smart Transmission, all you need to do is provide your vehicle’s VIN number, the mileage, and the address of the repair shop that you want it shipped to.

Financing

Replacing a transmission can be expensive, so Street Smart Transmission offers financing through PayPal. Depending on your credit, you’ll be able to order a new transmission, get back on the road, then pay for it over time. You may have to pay labor charges for the installation up front, but you won’t have to shell out for the transmission all at once.

Shipping Charge/Location

When it comes to shipping, a transmission is quite heavy. So you’re going to pay quite a bit of money, unless the reman transmission company offers free shipping. Street Smart offers free shipping to a business address, which is usually the repair shop that you’ve chosen to install the unit.

What is a Core Charge (Core Deposit)?

Every remanufactured transmission originally came from somebody else’s car. Therefore, they need your broken transmission in order to refurbish it for another customer.

Your old/damaged transmission is called a “core”, and many companies will collect a core charge (usually $500 to $1500), which will be refunded once they receive your old transmission. However, if the transmission case, or other key components are damaged beyond repair, you may not get all of your core charge back. Make sure to ask for the core return policy, so you’ll know what to expect.

Easy Core Return

Our Recommendation

We recommend Street Smart Transmissions. We have found Street Smart to be of the highest quality. Their transmissions carry a 3 year / unlimited miles warranty that covers both parts and labor. Their warranty is nationwide and attached to the VIN so it is transferable with ownership if you decide to sell the vehicle. It also covers both parts and labor for the installation of the replacement transmission. Their toll free phone number gives you access to a representative 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Watch the Remanufacturing Process

Finding a Shop to Install the Remanufactured Transmission

If your transmission has failed, you’re going to need a skilled mechanic to replace it. Asking family and friends to recommend a mechanic who has replaced a transmission for them in the past is the best approach to finding a trustworthy shop. You can also find a transmission shop using our shop locator map.

For warranty purposes, you need to find a licensed repair shop. That way, if the replacement transmission doesn’t work properly, the warranty will cover it.

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