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Hi, I have a 2003 Honda Civid Hybrid, and it's making a rattling noise whenever I accelerate from stop. I took it to a mechanic, and he said he thinks I need transmission fluid, but I wanton make sure that I get the right kind I was looking at some forums, and someone mentioned that the transmission needs to be flushed out, do you all have any advice with regards ***** *****?

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the last time your transmission fluid was checked? Changed?

I'm not sure, I acquired the car from my aunt about 4 months ago

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Civic Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?

It only has 73,000 miles on it

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I wasn't planning on doing it myself, I was going to take it to a mechanic

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Mechanic for Honda: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

If someone 'THINKS" that you need transmission fluid, I would be taking it to another shop and not letting them work on my vehicle. period. also you do not flush a 14 year old transmission, especially a CVT transmission. There are other possibilities that can cause the rattle. I have attached them. I have also attached the part number of the transmission fluid that is mandatory for this vehicle, if needed.

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Mechanic for Honda: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

do you still need assistance? If not it would be nice to let me know. Thank you.

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