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Old 04-18-2020, 04:18 PM
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Most of the time the members that have problems after changing the fluid already had transmission problems. I would take a look at it and see what condition it is in.There are no lifetime transmission fluids.
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Old 04-18-2020, 04:36 PM
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You don't know the full details: @srmmmm changes a little fluid every time he cleans/replaces the filter which I believe is about 50-60,000 miles or twice a year or so

When putting back together he puts back the original fluid and tops off with fresh fluid introducing some new fluid but as he said his trans innards are happy with exactly what they have and a drastic change can easily rip apart a transmission, I see at least one post a year where somebody does a full change and the trans falls apart immediately afterwards.

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Actually, the trans has never been touched. Pan's never been dropped. Filter is original. I had considered just doing the filter replacement and putting the original fluid back in a few years ago, but was even cautioned against doing that. At the time, the dealer said he had several of the GM transmissions with customers over 250,000 miles on them so I stuck with it and here I am now with more than 375,000 on the unit.
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Old 04-18-2020, 06:57 PM
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Oh wow that's very interesting, I swore you said you changed the filter. Wonder who that was.

Now I feel much less bad about not changing filter on mine or wife's car. We are both about 180,000.

Wife's car is immobile at the moment needs a fuel pump possibly fpr
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Old 04-25-2020, 03:51 PM
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Just turned over 250,000 miles a few weeks ago. Forgot to post.
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sweet. My goal is to double my 128 at purchase. 256,000 miles
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sweet. My goal is to double my 128 at purchase. 256,000 miles
I'm aiming for 300k. I'll decide after I get there if I'm going to keep going.
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181,877 currently on our 3.0i which is my wife's commuter. Been working from home for the last 2 months and may not commute again until fall (or later).

So the old E53 is getting a well deserved rest! We don't miss filling it with fuel each week.
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