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It is getting close for me to change my tranny fluid, the local lube shops wont even touch the tranny? why?
 

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sorry, i have 2005 lly 5spd ally(STOCK)
 

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LOL because they're dumb apparently. it's no different from changing the fluid on any other transmission. Why not do it yourself? Pull the plug, drain, change spin-on, and refill back to full.
 

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Okay...well this is why I ask..I herd that you hav to put a vac line to drain ALL the fluid out and drop the tranny pan to change the filter in side of it..I have no problem doing it myself but I don't know the procedure to go about changing it and if it isn't done right then you can have permenate tranny damage.
 

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They all used to think that the pressure was to high for the fancy machine....
 

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It is easy, and will take around 8 quarts of Dexron 6, you will need to buy a new spin on, and a internal, internal is easy, drain the fluid via the plug. next drop your pan. the internal filter is right there and pulls off. make sure you get the rubber O-ring off with it. push the new filter in. torque the pan bolts back on. (it's alum, so you don't want to over tighten) put a new spin on, on. and fill her up.
 

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It is easy, and will take around 8 quarts of Dexron 6, you will need to buy a new spin on, and a internal, internal is easy, drain the fluid via the plug. next drop your pan. the internal filter is right there and pulls off. make sure you get the rubber O-ring off with it. push the new filter in. torque the pan bolts back on. (it's alum, so you don't want to over tighten) put a new spin on, on. and fill her up.
Its so easy a caveman can do it^^^^^ I think someone did a diy on the dp on how to get the old fluid out of the trans cooler also for the complete change of fluid...
 

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I realise that GM says you do not have to change the internal filter, Is it a filter or is it a screen. I guess to be sure I will ask to see the AC Delco filter, at the parts store. Just a thought!
 

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it is a suction filter, it is a rectangle about 2 inn thick with a spout out of the top. You really don't have to change it, but it never hurts. Especially if you run her hard.
 

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Okay can I have a link to that diy? Searched no results. Where would ya recommend getting the filters? Brand?
 

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If your some what mech inclined, do it your self. Its easy. Drain the fluid, take the pan off ( I know allison says not to change the filter, but i do) take out filter. Put new one in put pan back on, put 3 gallons in, dissconnect the upper trans line, stick a clear hose into a bucket. Have some one start it and watch till the new fluid appears, put line back on. Fill to med of the dip stick. Your done, and saved $$$
 
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