How much does a manual transmission synchro replacement cost?

I drive a car with manual transmission, and I can feel when I drive lately that it’s shifting a lot rougher now. Could that be due to the synchro? How much does a manual transmission synchro replacement cost?

Melanie Mergen · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
If you’ve noticed rougher shifting, it’s possible that it could be connected to the synchronizer. If that’s the case, you could generally expect a manual transmission synchro replacement to cost between $1,500 and $2,000.
The ultimate manual transmission synchro replacement cost for you will likely depend on several different factors, like:
  • Your vehicle’s make and model
  • The cost of the replacement synchronizer
  • Labor costs in your area
  • How long the synchro replacement takes
Could your car insurance help with manual transmission synchro replacement costs? It depends on your policy and whether damage was caused by a covered incident.
A standard car insurance policy wouldn’t typically cover transmission failures, but
mechanical breakdown coverage
All that said, you should have a mechanic take a look at your vehicle to figure out what your rough shifting is actually connected to. It could be possible that if there is a problem, it ends up being a cheaper fix than a synchro replacement.
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