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Old 05-05-2004, 04:26 PM   #1
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How to flush the transmition fluid?

Hello folks,

I was wondering if any of you done this? How hard is to flush your transmition? My wagon have 60.000 miles and I want to do that.

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if you have a 5 speed i can tell you how, but if you have an auto, i'm not familiar with how to do those.
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Old 05-05-2004, 05:03 PM   #3
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if you have a 5 speed i can tell you how, but if you have an auto, i'm not familiar with how to do those.
Auto sorry but thanks!
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Here is a post that has a link for downloading the manual and some other information as well. Hope it helps out.
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Old 05-06-2004, 09:36 AM   #5
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Here is a post that has a link for downloading the manual and some other information as well. Hope it helps out.
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Not sure on the auto either but on a manual there is a plug towards the front of the tranny that you can drain.

Maybe on the auto you have to take out the pan and replace the filter and seal.
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I don't know what happend to the link. But here it is. With most automatics there is not a drain plug, you have to drop the pan to drain the fluid. Once you drop the pan there is usually a filter that is bolted or screwed in that will have to be replaced as well. To fill the tranny back up it is usually through the dip stick hole. The manuals are about $16 and I would suggest buying one before doing anything.
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The only way to flush the automatic is to take it to a service center with a trans flush machine. This is the best way to flush out the old fluid and install new fluid.
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I don't know what happend to the link. But here it is. With most automatics there is not a drain plug, you have to drop the pan to drain the fluid. Once you drop the pan there is usually a filter that is bolted or screwed in that will have to be replaced as well. To fill the tranny back up it is usually through the dip stick hole. The manuals are about $16 and I would suggest buying one before doing anything.

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