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Old 12-20-2014, 08:06 PM
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93k mi.....ditch or switch?

My independent mechanic is getting desperate, looking for bigger $ jobs every time I see him, which was often to seal up all my 07 oil leaks. Now I have a whiny transmission and I'm facing a valve stem seal job. Everything seems to be pointing to getting rid of the 4.8 and getting an '11 or switching brands. Has anyone had the whistling tranny? I'm locate to drop $7500 on this car.
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Old 12-20-2014, 08:26 PM
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I have witnessed a few cases of whistling ZF and GMs because of installed aftermarket tranny filter that doesnt have not enough flow.Could be something else of course.
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Old 12-20-2014, 09:10 PM
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It's scaring the crap out of me. Mechanic says UNLESS the tranny is leaking you're fine. Valve stem seals alone will run me $2500. Intuition says go get a 2011 and be done.
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I'd trust my intuition,especially for a '07
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. Mechanic says UNLESS the tranny is leaking you're fine. .
Until you are not fine.


100% of the tranny failures Ive been involved with have not had any leaks.
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