Tell the seller what the dealership said, get him to knock that much off the price. Take the truck home, call a tranny vendor on this site, buy a tranny range sensor from them and install it yourself.
If Mark Kovalski says something about a tranny, you can pretty much take it to the bank.
Early '99 F350 DRW, Excab, LB. Auto. 2WD, 2010 bed, 2005 headlights, 298K, on my way to 1000K.
H2E, 238 Hybrids, Adrenaline oil, Tuned by Tony. DIY Regulated Return.