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Third gear a tapping sound, I have been told a tooth

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Third gear a tapping sound, I have been told a tooth missing, and quoted £2,000 to replace it, any thoughts?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No reply so far !
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


can you tell me what year and model this is please and how many miles are on the car ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi matt, year 1998, 117miles on the clock.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
117 thousand on clock
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Not a car, an L200 turbo inter cooler.
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


thanks for the extra info

£2000 seems a bit steep as I've expect to pay about £500 for reconditioned gearbox plus a days labour to remove the old and refit the replacement

I'd suggest to get a couple of quotes for a delivered gearbox to you and then ask some small garage to fit it for you

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks Matt, good info,I will do as suggested, I was thinking of selling as spares.
Expert:  Matt replied 11 months ago.


glad to have helped

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Prompt reply, I shall chase a recon engine and mechanic to install it, many thanks, nigel

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