0ver 98,000 miles. Trans fluid is brown, needs to be changed. Dealer recommended a flush. Everybody has a different opinion. So flush or just add fresh transm. fluid? The vehicle slows down at acceleration and when gains steady speed, runs just fine.
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2007 Kia Spectra Question: Flush or fluid add?
Answer #1Tomiko December 10, 2012, 18:21Journeyman
would flush first then change filter and gasket and refill
ReplyDinar, December 10, 2012, 20:36Rookie
You think it will be fine considering the high mileage? The flush was done around 70,000 miles. By the previous owner.
ziptie12 December 10, 2012, 19:30Master
Unless dealer will guarantee the trans will be fine after 'flushing' , I would recommend a simple drain and fill , with a filter change , if that applies to that vehicle. Would also recommend ONLY using KIA ATF.
ReplyDinar, December 10, 2012, 20:31Rookie
Dealer does not guarantee anything. They said one never can know when transmission can go down. I know that the flush has been done on this 2007 vehicle around 70,000 miles. They recommend doing it again.
Replygeofess, September 30, 2014, 19:11Rookie
kia does not recommend flushing transmission becausing of introducing chemicals into the trans drain and rellil