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post #1 of 5 Old 06-18-2008, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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Changing Tranny Fluid

I have an 02 F250 with the towing package. I've never towed anything. I have 111,000 miles on it and have never had the transmission fluid changed. Should I get it changed? I've heard that the new fluid could screw up the transmission since it has been so long.
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Yes Change the fluid and filter. But if you are concered about the tranny then don't get it flushed.

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the life of a tranny is in the maintenance...you may well be getting a new one soon...have Ford service it!

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I change mine every 30K miles. Yours may or maynot have a TC drain plug, if it does than it will completely drain and take about 17qt to refill. Without the TC drain it takes about 8-10 qt for just the tranny depending on how well you drain it. 111K with no service is not good.

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