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Old 06-26-2006, 12:27 AM   #1
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Changed the oil and trans fluid in the 97 this weekend, man did it need it lol...
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maybe a compleat flush is in order, that does look bad
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If I flush it, it will go, trust me, i can feel it already, its re acting what my 93 did..lol...
4T65-E'* are kinda indescisive as to what gear to go into as well it seems lol....oh well....
its got a year left in it..and i will run it at woodburn lol
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I also did mine up this w/e. I'll have to get you pics. Figuring mine got it'* first service around 135,000miles and now a second a year later. My fluid was also not in top shape.

Gets better each time though.

65'* hunting for gears? Not sure what you mean there Matt...mine is always very smooth and solid in it'* choices.
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Too bad you couldn't swap trani'* before you let RedDeer go.

Just clean the pan well. Consider dropping the valve body to get another 1/2 litre of fluid out. Use the best quality filter OEM brand. Don't forget to drain the cooler and lines also. Blow it out.
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I'm afraid of what mine looks like...I have to do this soon too. It looks great out of the dipstick though
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I'm afraid of what mine looks like...I have to do this soon too. It looks great out of the dipstick though
If it looks very pink and good off the dipstick immediately after driving (before all the suspended particles have a chance to settle in the pan), you're good on fluid, Pete.
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Pink/red is ideal, mine is brown
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Do a couple services and you'll be up to speed.

First service mine was filthy, most recent and second service..mine is better, soon enough..it'll be nice and clean.
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