SSEi Sedan (3.8L V6 Supercharger 4-speed Automatic)
|Ratings Key||Minimal Problems||Moderate Problems||Significant Problems|
Common problems on this vehicle are the failure of the Upper Intake Manifold and Gaskets and Oil Pan Gasket. An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the seal between the fuel tank filler neck and the gas cap. A periodic problem on this vehicle is poor programing of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).
The cost to repair the Upper Intake Manifold and Gaskets (without supercharger) is $421.00 for parts and $247.00 for labor, with supercharger $430.00 for parts and $260.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Oil Pan Gasket is $46.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor. The cost to repair the seal is estimated at $15.00 for parts and $33.00 for labor. The cost to reprogram the PCM is estimated at $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
|Transmission & Driveline||
Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid, the 2-3 Shift Solenoid and the Transmission Valve Body. A sticking valve in the Transmission Valve Body or a faulty solenoid can cause erratic shifting or the check engine light to come on. The Transmission Valve Body can become dirty and plugged.
The cost to repair the Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid is estimated at $40.09 for parts and $312.00 for labor or $331.50 for labor on vehicles with California emissions. The cost to remove and clean the Transmission Valve Body and repair the 2-3 Shift Solenoid is estimated to be $27.80 for parts and $487.50 for labor or $507.00 for labor on vehicles with California emissions. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.
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|Overall||4 out of 5|