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Old 05-18-2011, 11:18 AM
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Cool I'm going to give it a try...

Sooo my transmission has been slipping and figured a transmission flush might help. I've never done any work on my car before, but I feel like I can save a little money and do little things here and there. I bought all the stuff and i'm ready to go. Hopefully everything turns out good.*crosses fingers* i'm excited!
 
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:04 PM
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See if this video might just give you a good insight as to HOW TOO!

Turn Up Your Speakers 1st
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsdPA...yer_detailpage
 
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:22 PM
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Good luck and I hope it fixes your problem, but seeing as you have a 6th gen v6 it probably wont.
 
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Good luck and I hope it fixes your problem, but seeing as you have a 6th gen v6 it probably wont.

hey hey hey! lets stay positive...still going to hope for the best.
 
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Originally Posted by WheelBrokerAng View Post
See if this video might just give you a good insight as to HOW TOO!

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YouTube - 10 Min Atomatic Transmission Fluid Flush + Replacement (Most Cars)

yeah i watched that earlier...that method looks complicated. I'm going to stick with the drain, refill, drive around method. thank you though
 
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First round complete!

Man oh man are those screws hard to get off!!! The one screw to drain the oil is a killer especially that you can't use your body under your car...i don't know how safe it is BBUUTTT after a hour of working at getting it loose and taking a break. I gave the ratchet one good kick and got the screw loose lol...i'm a runner and i always can count on my legs for strength lol...i'm going to finish it up tomorrow.

i'm so happy with myself right now! and i thought it was kewl seeing all that metal magnetic end of the filler or screw whatever you want to call it...lol
 
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Here is a video showing the drain/refill method.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7_RsnD8hAU
 
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fingers crossed......
 
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Old 05-20-2011, 03:11 PM
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Just an fyi...i see a big difference. The transition of gears is a LOT smoother. I even see a difference when I put my car in drive from starting it. I am really glad I did it. I took it for a test on this little hill and it just went up it without a problem. In comparison to when it used to pause for a second, jerk hard, then change gears or go...whatever it was doing lol. Thanks...I'm just curious am I supposed to change the oil 3x or 4x? I've only did it 3, so just asking...
 
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Three times will replace about 75% of the fluid, which is the suggestion if your fluid is dirty. After that, you can do one drain/refill every 30K miles.
 
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