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Old 02-28-2013, 11:40 PM   #80
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I honestly think the old wives tale about fresh fluid killing an old trans that was neglected, goes something like this:

1-Do no service to trans ever
2-Transmission starts acting up
3-Change fluid
4-Transmission dies

Since #3 was the most recent event prior to trans death, people blame that.
Really, #1 killed the trans, #2 was it's dying breath, and #4 is inevitable at that point.
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