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I am a worry about the lifetime at automatic transmission fluit in my Explorer i already drive him 76000 km

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Auto trans fluid should be changed every 35,000 to 45,000 miles along with the filter.

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probably just your transmission being old and wear and tear catching up to it. engine braking is a good thing in a manual but since automatics cant judge how far to let out a clutch mechanism that doesnt exist to make it smooth, it usually causes more wear and tear than its worth. maybe time for a transmission rebuild and time to leave engine braking to manual transmissions. $30 brake pads vs $2000 transmission. hope this helps ya

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sounds like the third /overdrive part of the transmission
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