manual transmission problem on 1995 Geo Metro

The 2nd gear in my 5-speed transmission went out. Car only has 75,000 miles, used to drive around town. Don't know if I should try to replace transmission or buy new car. Blue book used value for geo only about $1000. pretty sure tranny work will be at least that. And advice?

by in La Crosse, WI on September 10, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on September 10, 2009
You may be able to find a used trans for $200 or so. The car is very small and the trans is easy to replace. Food For thought. Good Luck!
ANSWER by on May 19, 2010
Aamco rebuilt my Metro trans for $1300. That included a new clutch. As the price of gas goes up, the demand for Metros does to. If the rest of the car is OK it is worth getting it fixed.
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