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Old 08-27-2010, 02:49 PM
SWMc SWMc is offline
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I think that if changing fluid causes a worn tranny to stop working it was probably close anyway. If it were mine I would change it/have it changed. You're not getting all the old fluid out anyway unless you get it flushed through one of the cooler lines. The real benefit is getting the pan cleaned out, the ability to see whats on the magnets, and a new filter. My suggestion is to drain the fluid, drop and clean the pan, replace the filter, and top it off. I wouldn't bother flushing it. Any transmission shop can do this. If it were me, and I weren't having it done at a dealer, I would buy the filter from the dealer and take it with me.

As for the fluid... I like Redline and run their MTL in my 6 speed manual. If you have any questions you can contact them. They are usually pretty good about getting back with you.

http://www.redlineoil.com/news_article.aspx?id=13

Last edited by SWMc; 08-27-2010 at 02:50 PM.
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