2002 Ford Taurus Q&A

2002 Ford Taurus Question: do i need to change the transmission filter when changing the transmission fluid

do i need to change the transmission filter when i change the transmission fluid. car has almost 160,000 miles on it. the color of the transmission fluid is broen and there is no chunks or forgien particals in it. -
Answer 1
Yes, change the filter. Best thing would be to flush the fluid completely. Many shops have the ability to do a transmission flush, I recommend get it done. -
Comment 1
I have to dissagree If you need a filter,you need a trans -
Comment 2
Visitor,dont give advice about things you know nothing about. -
Answer 2
Yes, change the filter and flush it also. After this service it should be fine to only flush the trans fluid as long as you proform the service regularly. -
Answer 3
Yes, you definitely need to change transmission filter every time you change the transmission fluid. -
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