Is it worth getting repairs done to the 3-gear of the Transmission? my truck has near 180,000 miles on it and it's a 2005-Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WD.

Asked by Feb 27, 2016 at 06:03 PM about the 2005 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it worth getting repairs done to the 3-gear of the Transmission? my truck has near 180,000 miles on it and it's a 2005-Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WD.

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Really depends on your budget and how much you like the car. If it is in immaculate condition and there's nothing wrong with the engine, then, that would be your least expensive option. If you don't repair it, it won't be worth very much on resale.

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How well has your Explorer been maintained? My family has 4 dating from 1996 to 2007 and are well maintained and look great. A new one will cost over 30G's. That's a lot more than the highest cost of a tranny repair.

17,225

OJ- I agree, but, a lot depends on whether the interior and exterior are really good. Plus, how strong is the engine? Finally, do you really want to keep the car for another 50,000 miles. At 180,000, it's a dice roll.

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