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I need instructions on changing a transmission filter and fluid for a 2004 chevrolet pick up with a 5.6 v8 engine

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You can access free repair manuals online @ google ebooks and autozone.com

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One suggestion on changing the filter and changing the oil in an automatic transmission. When you take off the bottom pan of the tranny, you are only able to drain about 1/3 of the tranny oil that is in the tranny. So you can change your filter and replace a third of the oil and not be a whole lot ahead from when you started. Taking it somewhere where they do a transmission flush is different in that they hook hoses up to the parts of the tranny so all fluids are flushed from the transmission so when you are done, you have fresh oil and a good filter. My suggestion would be to either pay the fee to have it flushed or don't do it unless you have the stuff to be able to flush the tranny.

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