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Old 11-11-2008, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Transmission Fluid Change

I am told this has to be done in the shop and cannot be done as a do-it-yourself. First of all is that true? If it is what should I expect it to cost and where can I bring it cheap? How would the car react if the fluid was low or nearly empty?
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First of all, what kind of funfer do you have? (YR. / 530? 540? etc.). Manual or Auto trans?
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If you have an auto trans, harsh changes occur and lerching, if manual hard to get in to gear.
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