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Old 24 Jun 2011, 01:10 pm
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I was just wondering how everybody services there automatic transmission.What I mean by that is,do you flush it or drop the pan and change the filter?
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Old 24 Jun 2011, 03:40 pm
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Flush mine every 50K.
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Old 24 Jun 2011, 05:04 pm
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Flush mine every 50K.
That's what killed mine at 70k+. My service manager said 50k is too long. I had the full service flush at 50k and mine still died 20k later. My service guy said every 30k alternate between a drain and fill and a full service flush. My '04 GT automatic now has 152k+ on it.
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Old 24 Jun 2011, 05:26 pm
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My transmission guy told me to drop the pan and filter aprox every year or 12k miles if I want it to last forever. I usually do it at 24k miles.
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Old 24 Jun 2011, 05:34 pm
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The reason I was asking is because I was told that if you only flush every time it could make your transmission go out prematurely because the filter never gets changed.I always alternate between filter and flush at every other service(30,000 miles).
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