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  • VANITY: Routine Maintenance of Automatic Transmissions (Hypothetical)

    11/25/2018 12:30:57 PM PST · by OKSooner · 32 replies
    Vanity ^ | 11-25-2018 | Vanity
    One is finding conflicting information and recommendations regarding routine maintenance of automatic transmissions. We're talking regular automobiles and light trucks here. Dealerships want to sell a "BG" flush package, where the transmission is supposedly flushed out with a pressurized system. Others recommend a more conventional approach, where a technician drains the fluid, drops the pan, pulls the filter, cleans everything up without a high-pressure hose, checks for ugly stuff, and then puts it all back together with a new filter and seals, and of course tests it... Others advocate just draining however much fluid can be drained out and then...
  • Q Anon: (5/15/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    05/15/2018 12:33:26 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,541 replies ^ | 5/15/18 | FReepers, vanity
    <p>This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinion. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner.</p>
  • Transmission Fluid Changes a Scam

    05/01/2011 10:49:54 AM PDT · by Signalman · 114 replies · 6+ views ^ | 5/1/2007 | Mark Phelan
    Take care of your transmission Oil-change shops push fluid changes that aren't needed May 1, 2007 BY MARK PHELAN FREE PRESS COLUMNIST The $14.99 oil change Linda Good wanted for her 2001 Dodge Voyager ended up costing her more than $100 and buying her a new set of worries. A Madison Heights oil-change shop sold her a transmission fluid change that is almost never necessary, experts say. "For customers, it's basically throwing your money away," said Daniel Black, Chrysler senior manager of automatic transmission engineering. Despite that, many service stations -- including leading national chains -- offer the procedure. There's...