is it common for transmision bands to break after 120,000 miles ? I got a diagnostic test done and this is what thy tol of me , I have a 2006 grand prix 3800 motor no super charge it is standard

Asked by Oct 22, 2016 at 02:45 PM about the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Automatics have been breaking bands for generations, so it is a normal thing to do, I've seen them break with a little as 25000 miles on an automatic.

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For those cars, that's about average. HTH. -Jim

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yes... and with regular 40k mile transmission oil changes mine lasted 168K in SF city traffic.

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