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Transmission maintenance at 170,000 miles-is it needed? Just

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Transmission maintenance at 170,000 miles-is it needed?
JA: When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: Just a few months ago. My mechanic said that he did not have a fluid exchange machine and that I needed to find someone that did so they could completely exchange the fluid
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2010 RX 350
JA: Are you fixing your RX yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No it doesn[t have any problems My mechanic has changed the fluid recently didn't see any problems but he says that I need to find someone with a machine that will allow it to exchange all of the fluid
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Roy replied 1 month ago.

hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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Expert:  Roy replied 1 month ago.

ok, recommended time for changing is 100k. if you have never changed it, then yes, you need it to be changed.

you dont need an exchange machine. you need to drop the pan and change the filter as well. that is definitely needed.

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Expert:  Roy replied 1 month ago.

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

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Expert:  Roy replied 1 month ago.

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

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