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On the transmission fill tube the cap says dealer service only, and there isn't a dip stick. Must I take to the dodge dealer to either flush and change scree> Or must I take it to dealer to change fluid and filter? Thank you for your help, Larry

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Absolute NONSENSE

There never has been,nor is it LEGAL
that a dealer has a lock on what your can
do at home yourself.

Against Federal Laws in the US
Magnesion something or other law

Have you ever considered that there are
200,000 repair shops & trans shops like
I once owned,that work on all cars every day.
How did that get past you That is just in the US

NEVER go to a dealer except for free warrantee
work

As I said, i owned a shop & I own a Lincoln with
no dip stick

That really gets to me.

Don't flush any trans
Go to a trans shop that does that every day
Do not let them flush anything

Pull the pan,clean it
change filter,don't change any sceen,
it is a screen,common sense,put pan on
add fluid

You can do that at home

You can go to YOU TUBE or dozen
sites to get instructions & pictures

I don't have that,sorry

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When that happens it definetly means you will have to take a trip to the deolorship. If you take it local shops then most likely will not want to mess with it for the reason that they will have no indication of how much fluid goes inside the transmission. That right there is the biggest problem, it definetly is a hassel and seems like a trap that dealorships do to force customers to get there vehicles serviced with them.

Hope This Helps!

Posted on May 28, 2011

  • Anonymous May 28, 2011

    With all due respect,& I once owned a trans repair business
    You have a very good opinion BUT there is No professional
    repair shop that will not know how to check or change ANY
    transmission fluid on any vehicle.
    It is against Federal Laws in North America,that includes
    Canada,that ALL MFG that sell a product have to provide
    info on all vehicle service. I have all the manuals for my cars
    The only problem & it is a big one,are the Europeon Vehicles
    BMW,Mercedes,etc.Avoid them They won't release computer
    data & the US Govt should ban them not kiss their ***

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