Q: Manual Transmission needs to be replaced after 150,000mi-Is this a common issue? on 2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI

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I couldn't shift into the gears anymore on a drive down the coast a few weeks back, but after a while everything was fine. When I brought it to the shop (it's a reputable place) they said it costs $5500 to replace the transmission and the clutch as well as the tire rods on the drivers side. Another shop estimated the same amount though they haven't taken a look at the car. We paid $8000 for it last April, and have been really happy with it though the interior is pretty shotty. The main question is - is it worth it to repair and keep it or is this the start of the end?
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MORE likey a clutch problem!!!.. Manual shift transmission troubles rarely come and go.... it's either broke or not.......a clutch can intermittently have issues!... Get 'another' opinion!!
It is not your transmission. It is definitely something wrong with your clutch. When something goes wrong with a manual transmission itself, it typically never works again.
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