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Old 07-21-14, 12:00 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by AnitaH View Post
It is a 2006 GS 300. I took it to another transmission shop and they said that the Torque Converter is suppose to stop turning at 40-50 miles but mines is staying on.

So is it better to get a used transmission which I found a 2005 transmission with 51k miles for $770. Or is it better to just rebuild mine?
Youre best off getting a new transmission from Lexus, mainly because you will then have a warranty. If you buy a used transmission, you're rolling the dice, and will be responsible if that one fails as well. BTW, a 2005 transmission will not fit in your 2006.
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