Wait till fall to change tranny fluid?

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Nicolaas, Apr 18, 2005.

  1. Nicolaas

    Nicolaas Guest

    I have thinking of having the transmission fluid changed to a synthetic
    fluid in my 05 OBW because of the rough tranny in the morning. Should I wait
    until the cold weather comes this fall?
    I complain and complain to my dealer about the transmission. They tested it
    and said it is ok. But then again...CAPITAL SUBARU IN PAWTUCKET, RI SUCKS!!!
     
    Nicolaas, Apr 18, 2005
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  2. Hi,

    I can't speak to your other problems, but transmission failure due to
    heat is far more common than cold. I'd be inclined to go ahead and
    change now...

    Rick
     
    Rick Courtright, Apr 18, 2005
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    Edward Hayes Guest

    I agree with Rick and do it now. I came in late on this thread and
    assume you have an AT? If a manual I would rethink synthetic as the
    best choice. ed
     
    Edward Hayes, Apr 18, 2005
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  4. Nicolaas

    Nicolaas Guest

    Thanks, yes, it's an automatic.
    What's a fair price for a synthetic tranny fluid change?
     
    Nicolaas, Apr 18, 2005
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    John O Guest

    Thanks, yes, it's an automatic.
    It's pretty easy if you do a flush yourself. Google the instrux in this
    group, about a year ago. Ten quarts of fluid, a bucket, some cheap hose and
    a clamp. I'm not a mechanic, don't own much in the way of tools, but it was
    easy.

    -John O
     
    John O, Apr 19, 2005
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