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Just bought a used 2004 Saturn Ion 1 from a local Honda dealer. It was a trade in. They inspected it, did an oil change, and fixed a few minor problems before selling it to me. It has 77,000 miles on it and runs very good, no problems. I was going to have the transmission flushed and refilled with new transmission fluid as a precaution because I do not know if it was ever done before. Some people say with that much mileage just leave it alone, it could cause a problem. What do you recommend? Thanks.

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I would go ahead and service the transmission. I have been a mechanic 30 years and I have seen cars have problems after they serviced the trans but they had a lot more miles than that. If you don't service it now than you may have problems. You would be better off to service it now.

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