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2006 Mazda MAZDA6 Grand Sport i 4dr Sedan Auto

2006 Mazda MAZDA6
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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August 27, 2012, 7:42 pm

Dennis G
 

Question: When should a transmission flush be required?

Is this procedure part of the scheduled maintenance?


September 1, 2012, 11:26 am

Ron W
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I don't recommend flushes in general. And neither do most manufacturers. Your vehicle is new enough that it may have lifetime transmission fluid.

Check your owner's manual to see if transmission service is recommended (or you can check our servicing your car section). If it is, a filter, dump and fill is usually all that is required.


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September 3, 2012, 10:16 pm

Dennis G
 

Funny how the Mazda service department thinks it's a critical part of the maintenance schedule and Mazda HQ won't take a stance either way. One lies and the other one swears to it. This is why consumers don't trust dealerships and manufacturers.


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