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Should i change tran fluid on xg300?

I have a 2001 hyundai xg300 that shudders when it goes into 3rd gear. The dealer said a transmission flush might fix it. I bought the car @ 56k miles 2 yrs ago and i changed the transmission fluid then. I just recently heard changing the fluid can make a transmission worse but its been about 2 yrs and 21k miles later so now my transmission fluid needs to be changed again because it is brown. Would you recommend getting the flush or would it ruin my car ??

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Just change it,oil too old,it might low too coz of the shudder.

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It is usually a good idea to get it to a auto a mechanic if the transmissions begins shuddering, but there are some things you can check at home. If the vehicle shudders this may be a sign of low trans fluid or dirty burnt fluid.
Check the owner's manual for the location of the dipstick for the transmission pull a dipstick out and look at the fluid on the end of the dipstick if it's bright red its good if it's black or brown tis burnt you can smell it smell of burnt smell.
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Remove the trans pan,clean,replace, your done

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All automatic transmissions get changed EVERY
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DTC P0734 is "4th gear incorrect ratio" - that's your torque converter 'LOCK UP Clutch" It's worn out (or you're using the wrong Trans Fluid required by Hyundai - SPIII OR Both). The P1624 is simply the Trans Control Unit (computer) communicating to the Engine Control Module (ECM computer) MIL - on request signal to ECM = asking it to turn on "Check Engine" light. MIL = Malfunction Indicator Lamp. When the torque converter 'lock up" clutch slips or doesn't engage, the trans automatically returns to 3rd gear and stays there (it's called 'fail safe' mode) until you cycle the ignition key, then everything resets until the malfunction occurs again.
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