How much does a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta transmission replacement cost?

After months of sitting idle in my driveway, I decided to take my 2006 Volkswagen Jetta out for a spin, but it began to make strange grinding noises and even had a bit of a burning smell. I’m worried my transmission needs replacing. Do you know how much a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta transmission replacement costs?

Katherine Duffy · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Yikes! We’re glad you’re asking—it’s always good to prepare. Typically, a 2006
Volkswagen Jetta
transmission replacement costs anywhere from $1800 to $2950 for the part alone.
This cost can fluctuate based on where you live, your auto shop’s prices, and whether you choose to go with a new or refurbished transmission.
Of course, you’ll have to factor in labor costs too. Expect to pay an extra $1000 to $1200 for labor. Transmission replacements can take a few days and it’s grueling work, which explains the high labor cost.
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