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Is there a way you can drain out trainmission fluid without dropping the pan

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No, not that I know of, or ever heard of. I don't know why these car manufacturers can't put a drain plug on the tranny pan. It would be so much easier.

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Yes u can do it through the cooler lines to the radiator, be careful to get the pressure line not the return.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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