Is it correct that this transmission has a high failure rate... and IF YES, would a replacement transmission have the same high failure rate or have they been improved ?
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Question: How much IF I need to replace the 01M automatic transmission in our 2002 Jetta TDI
Answer #1fordmotorandy July 28, 2010, 21:08Rookie
The transmissions do fail at or near 100K. The cost for the rebuilt transmission for mine was 1400 parts and 400 labor. The car has since been wrecked and I pulled the engine and transmission, it has 13000 miles on it. I'll sell it for 700.
ReplyVisitor, October 22, 2010, 11:59
Fordmotorandy do you still have the transmission and where are you located?
ReplyVisitor, October 22, 2010, 12:59
Replyjustagirl44, July 24, 2014, 04:34Rookie
My tranny just went up on the same car but I'm being told $3200 for a rebuilt tranny... what can I do to get one cheaper like you did?