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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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My 2004Ford Focus zetec max auto keeps saying transmission

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My 2004Ford Focus zetec max auto keeps saying transmission malfunction? I think it probably needs a new gearbox! If that was the case how much would that cost?

what I'd suggest 1st is to get the car plugged into a diagnostic device that can read off the stored fault code and give you a better idea of the fault

as its quite possible that it can be repaired - sometimes just an oil flush is all thats required

if it does need a new gearbox thenthe most cost effective repair would be to source a good used unit and replace the whole thing
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for your advice! I have booked my car in.for a diagnostics and I am hoping it just need an oil flush!
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