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

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.

by in San Pedro, CA on December 28, 2010
3 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on December 28, 2010
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 by on April 10, 2011
I have to dissagree If you need a filter,you need a trans
COMMENT by on June 21, 2012
Visitor,dont give advice about things you know nothing about.
ANSWER by on December 30, 2010
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 by on April 25, 2012
Yes, you definitely need to change transmission filter every time you change the transmission fluid.
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