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Old 07-13-2005, 07:11 PM   #11
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I flushed my tranny at 117k without any trouble. Did it again at 130k and its fine. I agree, flushes can really screw up trannies, but mine has been fine. I wanted to get that nasty burned fluid outta there.
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I"m sure a lot of it matters on how often you do it, and or how bad you the fluid gets before it'* done. ATF is loaded with detergents to clean up varnish and such....but after a while the detergents wear off and then the deposits start forming again.
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I have 238,850 miles on my 92 sse. I bought this car with 30,000 miles on it. :o The pan has never been off the transmission. Original fluid 238,850 miles and now I'm parting it out. All good parts but the transmission is toasted.
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Well hopefully this fluid change will help me avoid your tranny'* fate. 300,000 would be an awesome number on my odometer someday. (but at 10,000 a year i think the car will disintegrate by then)
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So drive a lil more.....I'm at 206k and the OEM ball joints are finally giving....well the LF has already been replaced....but the RF Ball joint needs replacing now......
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Oh and by the way, I ended up replacing about 7 1/3 quarts so plan on buying 8 quarts before the change. I had to go back for one more.
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mine'* getting flushed for the first time next wednesday... i'll be right at 130k.

how much does this usually cost for a garage to do it? i'm feeling poor with only 180 bucks to do this and live off of...

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I did mine for $50. That included 24 quarts of fluid. It took a lot of fluid to get all the old crap out of my tranny. This also included the several quarts I needed to fill it up after a filter change.


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mine'* getting flushed for the first time next wednesday... i'll be right at 130k.

how much does this usually cost for a garage to do it? i'm feeling poor with only 180 bucks to do this and live off of...

eek.

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it cost about 75$ for a "T-tech" the flush all fluid from your whole system including tranny lines and cooler
have them drop the pan and change the filter that should be much more

Hey OSG you like to waste your cash? 24 quarts? please disgard info given above
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Much more??? Like how much more... eeek.

but then i'm going to be in the green as far as maintenance goes hopefully...
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