Transmission Service on 2004 Toyota Corolla

My Toyota dealer says I need to flush my transmission and other dealer says replace fluid. I have 47,648 miles on my car and have oil change every 5 mo/5,000 miles as per Toyota dealer. Please tell me what is right for me car. To flush or not to flush...Please help!!!

by in Cockeysville, MD on January 12, 2010
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2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , January 12, 2010
A Corolla transmission that has the transmission oil pan removed to get all the fluid out and debris cleaned out and the fluid changed every 30k will last 300k without any need to "flush" the transmission with a flushing machine.
COMMENT by , October 17, 2012
You need to read this article . I learned about why not to "flush" and the fact Toyota uses specif fluids. http://www.agcoauto.com/content/news/p2_articleid/45
ANSWER by , January 12, 2010
Recommend changing the transmission fluid and filter every 30,000 miles under normal conditions