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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-04-2013, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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2008 Mazda 6s v6 atx transmission filter change

Ok everyone I've read up on all this till I'm blue in the face. Is it possible to change the transmissionfilter on this car urself . I have 75000 miles on it. Or should I just take it somewhere to have it flushed and filled up. ? Does anyone have any tips on oil and filter which type to use. Was thinking amsoil atf.... Thanks

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I have a 2008 6 with a 2.3L 40000 miles-Can't tell if it's similar to yours in a way....
i just had mine flushed at jiffy lube....they have the machine that directly connect to your tranny (100% flush 8.6 quarts). Flushed it in 25 minutes. They recommended only 1 type of fluid that had a synthetic blend (MTV I think it was called) Their computer had it so they should tell you when you get there. I got it done 4 $135 with a 30% manager discount after I asked about it. 20 bucks off then a 10% off for any service coupon.
Only downer was that they didn't change the filter. Guy said to change after 100000K.
Hope this helps...
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It depends on the transmission. I installed an inline filter on the return line from the AT cooler because I could not find good info about the 6-speed AISIN transmission. The old 5-speed transmission has a filter that is a standard style. Drop the oil pan and change the filter.
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