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Old 08-22-2007, 05:32 PM   #1
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ATX Tranny flush?

Well, my car is at about 56,6xx miles, and I was wondering... Not knowing for sure if the fluid has been changed before, do I change it at 60k? My friend checked it for me, and mentioned it kinda smelled, but I didn't notice.. I was just wondering what anyone would do? Go for it? Or leave it?


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Not sure what Ford recommends here...whats it smell like?If it smells burnt,then certainly a flush & new filter is what I would do.Trans fluid should be a nice bright red color (unless they've changes that too) and should not smell burnt.
Have you read your owners manual...?
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Ford recommend to change ATX fluid every 30 K and to answer the next question I recommend getting the service done at a shop b/c they do it like a transfusion and will clean the entire system.

Its not cheap but neither is a new tranny or a rebuild.


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just go to a shop that is atra certified
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just go to a shop that is atra certified
yeah,anyone who has the system that pumps new fluid into the trans and sucks the old stuff out...flushing it out.that way you know all the fluid in the convertor is flushed as well.that system has always worked well on TH-350/TH-400 trans.
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