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I think the gearbox is gone Assistant: What is the

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I think the gearbox is gone
Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Mini Cooper 2006
Assistant: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no
Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No

Hi my name is Gavin what is happening with the gearbox.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
When car is moving there’s a loud reverberating sound from the middle section where the handbrake abs gear box is. I’ve taken it to 3 mechanics but all to busy to really help me out
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
They just say that it will be very expensive to fix
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Problem is I use my car daily. If the bearings have gone is it dangerous to drive aeound

The gearboxes are weak on them and it could just give up on you are you struggling to find a garage.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I can find a garage but I’m not local and I know I thing about cars
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I just want to make sure I’m not getting ripped off. As it’s 2006 it’s not worth repairing with the quotes I’ve been given
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
But no one has even checked the oil in the box yet

What quotes are you getting.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
what is the best thing to do?

How much are the quotes you are getting.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Vary from 1300-2000
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Would it be worth looking for one to buy myself then paying for labour ?

It could be I have to find some BMW parts tomorrow I will see if there are any gearboxes about for your mini but don’t hold your breath and reg number please.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
That’s very kind
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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you

No problem I will be in contact tomorrow regards Gavin.

Morning i have found a gearbox £280 plus £35 postage inc VAT is that any use ?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Could you advise how much labour SHOULD be ?

I would say 1 days labour 7 to 8 hrs.

Gavin Perry and other Car Specialists are ready to help you

Have a look ar www.boschcarservice.com for a good garage the gearbox is at Quarry Motors 0114 2755916 ( I have used them many times ) if you need me just get back to me regards Gavin.