1999 Toyota Corolla, 71K miles, transmission pump bad


Asked by Oct 14, 2015 at 12:18 PM about the 1999 Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car was making "grinding" noise, told transmission pump needs replacement, car is 1999 Toyota Corolla, with only 71K.  Is this common? Quote of $522 for repair.

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Fact is the term "Transmission Pump" is vague and I am not sure what exactly that means. The transmission it's self is one big pump. - Torque converter? But to get to your question - no, it's NOT common at all for a transmission to be making a 'grinding noise' at 71k miles. But if the mechanic is honest and there is a problem, $522 is about as inexpensive as any transmission repair will ever be. But please come back, if/when work is done and tell us what was done. Whatever you do get a receipt and work order from shop explaining specifically what work was done. Good Luck

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We are talking automatic ..... right?

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Yes, it is an automatic.

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