2000 Civic with 100,000 miles on it.. It has been sitting for 3 years
in an indoor garage.
So... Replaced the battery, muffler, ran seafoam through the system,
changed the oil, checked spark plugs and fluid, did a very thorough
After a week or so on the road, my transmission seems to be failing.
Very slow to accelerate. After driving it around a bit, it became
obvious that it was not shifting, only driving in a stuck gear (my car
is a 3 speed + overdrive, automatic)..
I'm going in to get it looked over, but my long winded question is how
much should I expect it to cost worst case scenario -- rebuilding the
transmission? The auto guy said it might just be a speed controller
thing.. which I'm guessing would cost less. My friend gave me a cost
estimate (if I have to rebuild) somewhere around 1000-1500 dollars.
Would spending that money on a 2000 Civic LX be worth it? Or should I
just cut my losses and put that money down on a new/used car? I'm
Thanks for any feedback!
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