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$169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? #191927 Jun 4, 8:36am Jun 4, 8:36am
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$169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No?
so i'm here at the toyota dealership at Puente Hills, the new building they built, and i was just going in to get my oil changed, and replace the cabin Air Filter, and then he looks under my Hood, check my transmission fluid, says its really black and says i have to get it flushed. Am I getting ripped off or what? i'm doing this so i can be in peak top shape for the In n OUt celica meet in Chino Hills.

Automatic Transmission type T fluid flush $ 169.95+tax angry angry angry angry

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Virgilson] #191928 Jun 4, 8:43am Jun 4, 8:43am
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is it black? 165 seems a lot...try somewhere else but definately use toyota's type t


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: ct] #191929 Jun 4, 8:58am Jun 4, 8:58am
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thats about average from your toyo dealership... our celi requires type-t (the same stuff Toyota trucks & Lexus use)... its more durable than regular fluid

for a flush, they need to fill and drain your trans and then refill again

a flush uses twice the amount of just a single drain/fill

try asking the dear for the Price on the jugs of that TypeT fluid and you will be able to see how the math works out grin ... wave


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: ct] #191930 Jun 4, 8:59am Jun 4, 8:59am
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^^^ yea its really black. anybody know the average cost?

thanks for the quick replay CT thumbsup

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: ct] #191931 Jun 4, 8:59am Jun 4, 8:59am
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How many miles are on the car/since last tranny filter change?

If the fluid has never been changed or it's been more than about 35-40K miles, I would just change the filter and fluid.

If the dealer is just flushing and vacuuming the fluid out through the dipstick port all the crap the has built up in your tranny will become loose and end up clogging your filter anyway.


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: SailorGTS] #191932 Jun 4, 9:01am Jun 4, 9:01am
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Originally Posted by Derby
If the dealer is just flushing and vacuuming the fluid out through the dipstick port all the crap the has built up in your tranny will become loose and end up clogging your filter anyway.


wtf? im sure the dealer knows about the drain plug under the car rolleyes


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: SailorGTS] #191933 Jun 4, 9:02am Jun 4, 9:02am
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thanks again for the quick responses thumbsup

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: SailorGTS] #191934 Jun 4, 9:03am Jun 4, 9:03am
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i am assuming you have an automatic...



Automatic Transaxle:
1ZZ-FE engine: Up to 2.9L
2ZZ-GE engine: Up to 4.0L

Automatic Transmission fluid 'Type T-IV'
Change Automatic Transmission fluid only as necessary <<<----

When changing the Automatic Transmission fluid, use only Toyota Genuine AFT Type T-IV (ATF JWS3309 or NWS6500) to aid in assuring optimum transaxle Performance.

[b]Notice: Using Automatic Transmission fluid other than Toyota Genuine AFT Type T-IV may cause deterioration in shift quality, locking up of your transmission accompanied by vibration, and ultimately damage the automatic transmission of your Celica.


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Virgilson] #191935 Jun 4, 9:05am Jun 4, 9:05am
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Originally Posted by Virgilson
^^^ yea its really black. anybody know the average cost?

thanks for the quick replay CT thumbsup


whoa...change that shit!!! you gotta check yout tranny fluid.the cost of maintinence is always better than the cost for a damaged part... thumbsdown


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: ct] #191936 Jun 4, 9:13am Jun 4, 9:13am
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they are changing the transmission fluid as we speak...I Love the new building at Puente Hills Toyota, They have a Espresso Cafe, and like 8 computers with T1 connection

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Virgilson] #191937 Jun 4, 9:39am Jun 4, 9:39am
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i should probably check my transmission fluid. is a transmisson flush covered through the extended warranty at toyota dealerships? and would a manual transmission cost about the same? and em back when i had a ford a transmission flush ran about 90 bucks, so it seems kinda high to me, but then agian it is a dealership we are talkin about thumbsup

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: hector] #191938 Jun 4, 10:12am Jun 4, 10:12am
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Originally Posted by hector
i should probably check my transmission fluid. is a transmisson flush covered through the extended warranty at toyota dealerships? and would a manual transmission cost about the same? and em back when i had a ford a transmission flush ran about 90 bucks, so it seems kinda high to me, but then agian it is a dealership we are talkin about thumbsup


its a different type of fluid... read what was written above rolleyes
different fluid, different prices wave


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: isaac] #191939 Jun 4, 10:27am Jun 4, 10:27am
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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: DiabloGTS] #191940 Jun 4, 2:22pm Jun 4, 2:22pm
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yikes too bad i didn't see this sooner, I just changed a friend of mine's at work (ghetto flushed it for about 15 bucks) which includes the 3.25 per quart of trans fluid.

ghetto flush=buying double the oil, draining and filling once, then driving the car for a few miles till it gets nice and hot then re-drain and refill fluid.

If you keep up on regular maintenence you dont need to ever flush it as you wont get deterioration and build up.

dealer flush's use a machine they hook up to your tranny which continuously pumps fluid through the transmission, in an effort to clean up all the grimey stuff from oil breakdown and build up..

I cant stand how much dealerships charge to change transaxle fluid. it litterally takes 1/2 hour to do. and costs about 7 bucks in toyota at fluid. never worth more than 40 bucks imho

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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Illusive] #191941 Jun 4, 2:35pm Jun 4, 2:35pm
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that sucks, seems like a rip off to me thumbsdown


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: truboo] #191942 Jun 4, 2:50pm Jun 4, 2:50pm
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u will save about 60 bucks if you where to do it yourself and you will get the benefit of learning more about ur celi thumbsup


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Tru_gts] #191943 Jun 4, 2:53pm Jun 4, 2:53pm
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A definate rip off at the dealership, no doubt thumbsdown


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No? [Re: Tru_gts] #191944 Jun 4, 2:54pm Jun 4, 2:54pm
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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: truboo] #191945 Jun 4, 4:31pm Jun 4, 4:31pm
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I get coupons in the mail from my Toyota dealership and the Transmission fluid flush and refill is $90.


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: Deseck] #191946 Jun 4, 4:38pm Jun 4, 4:38pm
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Price seems a bit high to me.


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: theretiredpimp] #191947 Jun 4, 10:17pm Jun 4, 10:17pm
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ALL dealers are rip off...the good side is that you know they won't fuck up your car


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Originally Posted by Lee_H
the good side is that you know they won't fuck up your car


thats a bug fat lie wave


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: isaac] #191949 Jun 5, 8:11am Jun 5, 8:11am
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Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by Lee_H
the good side is that you know they won't fuck up your car


thats a bug fat lie wave

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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: Peterkwon87] #191950 Jun 7, 9:20am Jun 7, 9:20am
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I think I got mine done for 40 or 60 dollars... that including oil change too..
At Las Vegas Toyota dealer ship...

They hook up this machine to keep running the oil in the tranny to flush the old oil out...


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: RedDevil] #191951 Jun 7, 12:09pm Jun 7, 12:09pm
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dealer flush's use a machine they hook up to your tranny which continuously pumps fluid through the transmission, in an effort to clean up all the grimey stuff from oil breakdown and build up..


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Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: Illusive] #191952 Jun 7, 4:43pm Jun 7, 4:43pm
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humm all this talk have make me wounder about my fluid... Humm I wounder if it needs to be change.. humm but 169.95 it seems WAY to much... !! eek

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: Chico] #191953 Jun 24, 10:37pm Jun 24, 10:37pm
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oh so there r dealers that messes up ur car n not fix it back for u? never happened to me nor have i heard of it..i only hear that if they mess up on anything, they fix it for free because it's their fault...no intention to lie.


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Well my toyota place told me i needed it to and all this other stuff, and i took it to the shop i goto around here and they said it was all in good shape but my brakes, so i got new brakes for $140 instaed of the dealerships list of stuff they wanted $400+

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When Toyota flushed my MT, yes I flushed a MT, the AT transmission flush was $100. Same thing they charged me minus some cash because I brought Redline MT 90. I know this for a fact from the service department manager who took my info. He said it was a special and regular it was around $120. $170 is a rip off and yes this is also way late. I guess I missed this before.

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: hephaestus] #191956 Jun 25, 6:01pm Jun 25, 6:01pm
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wow...$169? damn...i just flushed and refilled mine for $25 with Red Lind MT-90. i have the manual transmission.

i didnt get it done at Toyota dealership tho.

Red Line is really GREAT.

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: booyaolian] #191957 Jun 25, 6:27pm Jun 25, 6:27pm
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it would cost 119 at a dealership near me , but I just put my car up on the lift and then smile well the rest was easy, and I used REdline also.

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: Larry_GTS] #191958 Jun 25, 6:32pm Jun 25, 6:32pm
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you got ripped for sure. I was only charged for about 50 bucks to do a tranmission change. Automatics would be more expensive of course but i dont think it's 169. That guy at the toyta dealership thought mine was an automatic and quoted me about 100? but yea, you got ripped.


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automatic gear oil change would be around $80 (new tranny Oil Filter included).

Re: $169.95 bucks for a Transmission Flush! Rip Off! Yes? No [Re: booyaolian] #191960 Jun 25, 11:39pm Jun 25, 11:39pm
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i think its a bit pricey, but oh well you said it!
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