This article is a summary of a YouTube video "I Fixed a Mechanically Totaled $700 Range Rover. Here's How Much the Repairs Cost..." by Samcrac

How I Fixed a $700 Range Rover Transmission for Cheap

TLDRBought a $700 Range Rover with a transmission issue. Found a fault with shift solenoid. Replaced solenoids and rebuilt valve body with a zip kit. Transmission now works fine.

Key insights

😲Bought a $700 Range Rover with transmission issue

💡Discovered fault with shift solenoid

⚙️Replaced solenoids and rebuilt valve body with zip kit

🚗💨Transmission now works fine

💰Cost of repair significantly lower than buying a new transmission

Q&A

How much did the repair cost?

Around $500 for solenoids, zip kit, and other parts.

How long did the repair take?

The whole process took a few days, including removing and reinstalling the transmission.

Did the repair fix the transmission issue?

Yes, the transmission now shifts smoothly and functions properly.

Would you recommend buying a cheap used car with transmission issues?

It depends on your mechanical skills and willingness to tackle the repair. If you're up for the challenge, it can be a great way to save money.

What other issues did you encounter with the Range Rover?

The tires were worn and needed replacement.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Bought a $700 Range Rover with a transmission issue

02:57Discovered fault with shift solenoid

05:08Replaced solenoids and rebuilt valve body with a zip kit

09:58The repair cost around $500 for parts

10:54The transmission now shifts smoothly and functions properly

11:39The whole repair process took a few days

11:59The tires on the Range Rover were worn and needed replacement