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Subject:  Re: Approaching 100k miles Date:  10/13/2012  12:29 AM
Author:  PSUEngineer Number:  69544 of 73239

Here is what I believe, for what it is worth. What does the owner's manual say? If the owner's manual says you should have flushed at 50K miles - then I say leave it alone. You could do more harm then good. If the owner's manual says 100K miles or further, then you're golden, flush away. If the owner's manual says it is a sealed system that requires no fluid replacement, I call shenanigans and say flush at 100K miles.

The manual is silent with regards to mileage. It is supposed to be inspected at 30k/60k/90k. It isn't a sealed system. The only mileage recommendation in the manual is when towing.

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