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An Easier Way to Rebuild Planets

Many transmission shops are trying to stay ahead in an increasingly competitive market by offering warranties longer than the original new-vehicle factory warranty. Those shops putting their bottom line on the line have to pay attention to the planets if they’re not going to have a high rate of comebacks, but, because of the high cost, installing all new OEM planets is rarely a good option. The alternatives include reusing the original parts, finding what you hope are good used parts, using someone else’s rebuilt parts, taking a chance on new aftermarket parts, or disassembling, inspecting and reassembling planets in your own shop.