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Scotty help. My transmission in my 99 ranger just dropped. It’s an automatic. Where could I find another one for a decent price or could I find a quality transmission shop that knows what their doing and have mine rebuilt? Thank you

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Get a remanufactured transmission from a reputable company with warranty. You don't want to gamble with a used tranny. 


The one you get from the junk yard could be worse than the one you have.  No way of telling.  Take @yaser advice and get a remanufactured unit with a warranty.  It's worth the couple of extra bucks.


You didn't specify your engine or drivetrain, so I can't fully give you suggestions. If you have a 3.0 or 2.5L, you have a 4R44E transmission. If you have the 4.0, you have a 4R55E. 

I had my 4R44E rebuilt by a local chain store. They didn't do something correctly and it shifts rough from 1-2 and 2-1 sometimes. I wasted $2500 on that transmission.

I should have gotten a remanufactured transmission, like @yaser says. These were two transmission suppliers I found in the year or so since that I've thought about ordering one from. I could have gotten a rebuilt unit with a 3 year, unlimited mileage warranty on the Trans Depot unit for $1500 and probably paid someone to do the swap and still have saved money. That is WAY better than the 12 month, 12k mile warranty the rebuilder gave.

It’s the 3.0 4wd

It's a 4R44E with a transfer case, then. Look around online! I wouldn't have it rebuilt. The shop changed 3 valve bodies and then said it's something in the computer. It didn't slam into and out of that gearshift until they touched it.


a junkyard or ebay could be a good option and you could fine one in good condition.