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2011 Mazda MAZDA3 i Sport 4dr Sedan Man

2011 Mazda MAZDA3
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 (Est) mpg city / 33 (Est) mpg hwy
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January 30, 2009, 7:18 am

Lindsay M

Question: When should you get a transmission flush and a brake flush?

Everytime I go to the dealership, they suggest a transmission flush and a brake flush. I don't see anything in my Mazda manual about it so I don't know if it's necessary. My car only has $40,000 miles on it and I've had it for over 3 years. Please advise! Thank you.

March 4, 2009, 12:47 pm


Transmission fluid should be changed every 30,000 miles, so your dealership may be right. For the brakes, try bleeding them a bit, check for air bubbles. If your noticing quite a few, you probably should just change out the fluid. Either that or just try to clear the bubbles and replace the fluid you lost.

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