Q: Transmission slowly dying, can no longer use my car

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My 2007 GMC Acadia is now totally not drivable thanks to the transmission failing. I am not too happy with this, but I have known for some time now. Several months and 10,000 miles ago, the transmission started straining between gears and clunking a lot. Finally, last week it would not even get into first gear. Very disappointed. Is it common to replace the transmission with 105,000 miles? Cars I’ve had before had not had issues like this.

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