- Without removing the pan for inspection and filter change, there is no way to know how much sediment has accumulated in the filter and pan. If the filter is near its capacity with such deposits, this is a good sign that major wear and damage has already occurred, and you need to address the situation.
- At this point, we would explain to you, the customer, that major wear or transmission damage has already occurred and a flush and filter change may not improve your transmission related problems.
- Some technicians will tell you they have changed the fluid and installed a new filter and encountered transmission failure the same day. This scenario usually involves a transmission that has not been serviced in a long time and is heavily contaminated; the transmission failure was eminent.
Transmission Specialist for over 30 years!