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Old 10-15-2004, 11:11 AM   #1
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Default L200 2003 auto transmission pan

Had oil change done at dealer. They called and said my automatic transmission pan is dented. Said they recomend that I get a new one. Looked underneath it is dented at the front end but no cracks or leaks. What blew me away is that they wanted $500 to do this. I have droped plenty of transmission pans to change filters. This seemed exorbitant.
Question is on this transmission is a dent about 2" wide and maybe 1" deep on the front of the pan restricting flow at all.
Does anyone know were to find a pan besides the dealer because anytime I try to get something through Saturn I feel like I,m being gauged.
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Old 10-15-2004, 11:15 AM   #2
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Try another dealer. Send a note to saturnaccessories.com and give them the part number (Or a good description) and see what they sell it for. I'm near to Saturn delaers and on changes a lot less for parts than the other. Exanple 2.2 oil filter One Dealer $5.90 the other $8.50
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A new Tran Pan is around $30+ for L200.....
So if you've experience to drop a pan before, then simply DIY and save a bundle.

Of course you'll need to do ATF change while dropping the pan.

Filter $20
Pan Gasket $24

All approximate price for parts....but you get the idea.
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My Tranny pan has a dent in it to, glad to know its only $30 bucks.
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If it's not leaking, don't waste your money. The filter pickup is almost in the center of the pan. When the engine is running, the fluid level is 2 inches or so inches above the filter.
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