- Apr 19, 2006
TCC's Doug Flint: Dear auto repair facilities: flush you!
The Car Connection's resident mechanic, Doug Flint, wants you to resist the next time a quick lube shop tells you that you need your transmission fluid/differential oil/transfer case fluid/etc. etc., changed. Resist their scientific-looking pH strips and the repair guy's claims that the [insert fluid name here] fluid is just a little too [insert color here].
Doug Flint, in his infinite mechanic's wisdom, finally tells us what we've all been longing to hear ,but were too afraid to believe -- the only thing those repair shops are flushing is your wallet.
Read on for his advice on fluid exchange intervals and advice on resisting even the hardest of extra service sells.