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Originally Posted by jtrosky View Post
One more thing to consider - you are getting to that mileage where a transmission issue could pop up at any minute. THe transmission in these cars is known to be a problem area, especially once you get up over 75k/80k miles. So you could run into a situation where you need a transmission rebuild within the fist 10k/20k.

Just something else to keep in mind (I think you mentioned something about a hard shift when starting from a stop once, which is a sign of the transmission-related issues that I'm referring to).

Not trying to talk you out of it, just trying to provide the most useful info I can.

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It's good counsel - gotta have realistic expectations. I think any car you buy for $3k probably would have the potential for major repairs. Fluid looks good on the tranny, but a drain, filter, and fill would be on my short list of to-dos.

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