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Took my 2006 mini cooper s for a transmission flush. I mentioned it was shifting wierd once warmed up. He said I should instead change the filter and gasket. Then he said no you cant do anything.

Master tech then said I am better off just driving until it dies...This seems like bad advice. What should I do? Car is shifting just a bit jumpy and only in first and second...shifts perfectly otherwise It is a automatic but not the CVT...He says changing the fluid is a bad idea? There are no error codes

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Changing the fluid after 50,000 with the proper type fluid can't hurt anything. The tech probably didn't have it on hand.

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Go to a transmission speciality shop. They have the experience and knowledge to give proper advise. Some speciality additives work wonders if it's not a mechanical problem. Ignoring problems usually end up costing you more money in the long run.

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SOURCE: 1992 tracker automatic transmission shifting

I have the same problem also. Hope someone has the answer.

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Is this car a six or eight cylinder?
If the car has a kickdown cable check the adjustment.

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SOURCE: CVT 2002 Mini Cooper transmission check and change

The only way to check the trans fluid is to drain the fluid right out of the trans pan. There should be 5 liters. The only way to get the fluid in is by pumping the fluid back in by means of the fill plug on the lower front of the transmission. I believe it is a 4 or a 6mm allen to remove the plug. Whatever you use to pump the fluid back in needs to seal where the fill plug is because fluid will pour right back out. I would change the fluid at least every 50k.

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SOURCE: 1996 audi a4 transmission hard shift problems

I would first check the level. If it is good then do a regular fluid/filter change. Do NOT do a flush. Just a regular change.

If it works well in all other gears and the car runs well and there is not check wngine light. Then it is probable a early sign of Tran issues. So the fluid change is about all you can do without major work needed.

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SOURCE: CVT transmission fluid mini cooper 04 automatic

The manual has a mis print, according to MINI the correct oil to use is ESSO CVT Z2L 799 fluid and there are no other manufacturers that use it so sorry but you will have to buy it from the main dealer.

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