not having any problems with the car, just want to know if this is really needed or just away for the dealer to get more money out of me.
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2007 Kia Rondo Question: Should the transmission fluid be changed on the automatic trans in this car?
Answer #1Visitor, August 24, 2010, 00:17
Yes. The transmission fluid and filter should be changed and the gasket replaced with a new one when the service schedule recommends. There should also be a magnet in the transmission case pan that should be inspected/ cleaned for metal shavings. It is really quite easy to do...most vehicles don't need a complete flush that the dealers push.
ReplyBills On Broadway, September 07, 2010, 07:24Technician
Yes you should flush the transmission fluid, there are two ways of doing it. You can pull the pan and the filter, which only replaces 1/4 of the transmission fluid, or have a complete flush done in reverse, which helps clean the filter, and all of the fluid.