We buy junk cars in all kinds of conditions, with all kinds of problems paying the best cash for junk cars in Adelaide, right on the spot. We buy cars that have been in accidents and cars that won’t start. We also often buy cars with extensive transmission problems. Transmission problems can be incredibly costly to repair but are unfortunately very common. In this article we will talk you through some of the signs that your transmission has a problem, and what your options are for dealing with it.
When do transmission problems occur?
Depending on the make and model of the car, transmission problems can occur early in the life of the vehicle. Certain cars are known to run into trouble at certain times. You can avoid encountering this by researching which cars most commonly run into transmission problems and don’t buy them! The cost of transmission replacement will also depend on the make and model but in some cases, costs to replace the transmission system can run into thousands of dollars.
What are the signs of transmission problems?
You should have your transmission checked if you notice any issues when changing gears. These issues could include pauses or jumps, or a slipping or grinding feeling. In manual cars, the gear stick can become hard to shift or literally won’t budget into another gear at all. Sometimes a transmission issue will become apparent due to leaking transmission fluid- you may notice a puddle or spill on your driveway. There may also be a burnt type of smell coming out from under the bonnet of the car. When you see these signs, it’s high time you sell your car in Adelaide.
What to do when transmission fails?
When you find out that your car has serious transmission problems, you have to seriously think about if it is worth trying to get the problem fixed. You will need to make the decision about if you are prepared to replace the entire transmission system. If you don’t want to pay for the costs of transmission replacement and work, you could try and sell the car cheaply to someone who is willing to do the repairs themselves. Or, if the costs are too great and the car is at the end of its life, it might simply be time to cut your losses and sell the car for scrap.
Who should carry out the transmission replacement?
There are often also high costs of labour associated with the process of transmission replacement. You might be tempted to ask someone who you know tinkers around with cars to do the replacement for you. But we advise against this idea. There are lots of little things that can go wrong during a procedure like replacing an entire transmission. If you do want to get the work done, make sure you go to a reputable and experienced mechanic or risk having to spend even more to get the job done properly. However, if the transmission is beyond repairs, you need to sell it off to a company that pays instant cash for cars in Adelaide.
How to sell a car with transmission problems
Cars that often have transmission problems include Nissans Rouges and Pathfinders, Ford Fiestas and Focus and all models of Kias. We buy all makes and models of cars. We buy cars in all kinds of conditions, including those with blown out and broken transmission systems. Even when there are major problems with big internal systems like the transmission, we can still recover many parts and materials for scrap, following your junk car removals in Adelaide.
When you contact us, simply let us know the car has a transmission issue, and we will make an offer to buy the car with this factor in mind. To proivide quick cash for cars in Adelaide, we can come and collect cars that can’t be driven, and will give you the money for your car before we tow it away. Contact us to discuss a sale price on 0410 887 394.