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Old 11-29-2010, 02:16 PM
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How many of you service your own transmissions? do you change just the external filter or drain the whole system and refill?
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I usually remove the drain plug on the tranny pan which drains out 8 to 10 quarts (if my memory serves me right). Then I replace the little toilet paper looking filter which is on the passenger front near the radiator. Refill and go again for another 15k miles.

I realize that this doesn't drain/flush the entire system but doing it often enough takes care of keeping the fluid in good shape.
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Old 12-26-2010, 12:20 PM
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Can some one tell me what kinda fluid to use and explain a little more where the external filter is for the trans
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