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On older models,transmission filter looks like little screens.On my 1997 Saturn SL (1cam), the transmission filter looks like a engine oil filter.Do I change the tranny filter just like an engine oil filter ?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    no u don't



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Yes you do it is a spin on filter. Spin it on and replace with new one do not forget to check fluid level

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