I just recently had my transfer case repaired, not 2 days later the transmission went out, is this a coincidence or a bad repair?

Asked by Nov 26, 2013 at 03:05 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 Chevy Tahoe that just had the Transfer case repaired.  The day I brought
it home I was getting on the freeway, slowly due to traffic and heard not one, but two
"hard clunks."  I had only driven it maybe 10 miles since the repair.  It drove, I called
my mechanic and brought it to him the next morning and he said it looked fine.  Then I
drove it another 40 miles, when it clunked again and heard a loud whine.  It was tow
back to the mechanic where he said that the transfer case was fine, but now it was the
transmission.  They are saying that it is pure coincidence that that happened,
unfortunately.  My Question:  is that the case or was could something have been done
wrong when the transfer case was replaced.   second/third questions:  what is a
reasonable price to rebuild the transmission and approximately how long should it
take?  Thank you.

2 Answers

242,005

Probably coincidence, how many miles on the trans and when was the fluid last changed? To rebuild a trans these days, your in the $2K range, should take a full day to remove and rebuild and install.

No it is not a coincidence I am actually sitting on the side of the road after the same work done to my 2001 z71 Tahoe. I called the dealership they're coming now to tell me back. I call the dealership the coming now to tow me back.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Chevrolet Tahoe Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 810
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 800
#3 Lucia Taylor
Lucia Taylor
Reputation 490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Yukon
381 Great Deals out of 19,299 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Suburban
300 Great Deals out of 19,514 listings starting at $1,800
Used Cadillac Escalade
194 Great Deals out of 10,972 listings starting at $3,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 181,201 listings starting at $250
Used Ford Expedition
438 Great Deals out of 24,829 listings starting at $1,150
Used Ford Explorer
931 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Ford F-150
2,059 Great Deals out of 207,339 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota 4Runner
258 Great Deals out of 19,021 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon XL
209 Great Deals out of 12,378 listings starting at $2,999
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,018 Great Deals out of 72,253 listings starting at $700
Used Dodge Durango
268 Great Deals out of 21,293 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500
760 Great Deals out of 69,126 listings starting at $1,850

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD For Sale
800 listings starting at $42,377
2016 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD For Sale
30 listings starting at $35,775
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD For Sale
72 listings starting at $26,995
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD For Sale
22 listings starting at $20,991
2013 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4WD For Sale
49 listings starting at $15,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.