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Old 03-27-2009, 06:04 PM   #1
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Default what's a good price for coolant flush and atf change?

I just went to oilstop and it seems that i need those two, I could do it myself but don't have the time or tools. They quoted at around $55-57 for each. Does this sound alright?
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Default what's a good price for coolant flush and atf change?

sounds about right (on the pricer side).. but you shouldnt do a flush of the ATX, it should be a drain and fill. The coolant should be a drain and fill too.

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Old 03-27-2009, 11:30 PM   #3
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Most of the oil change places suck out the ATF. On a car with a 12 quart pan, they generally get about 4 quarts out. That's not really a change, it's more like a "freshen up".
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:12 AM   #4
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I was charged $60 for both (labor + coolant, I supplied Valvoline synthetic ATF) on my LS V8 at my regular independent mechanic.
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I just went to oilstop and it seems that i need those two
Did they tell you that you need your blinker fluid and muffler bearings changed too?
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Old 03-28-2009, 01:29 PM   #7
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I just went to oilstop and it seems that i need those two
Did they tell you that you need your blinker fluid and muffler bearings changed too?
As a matter of fact they did...lol...I was just asking about the price of these, nothing else...ATF fluid looks fine to me so ill wait a few thousand miles...how often should I do a coolant drain?
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I just went to oilstop and it seems that i need those two
Did they tell you that you need your blinker fluid and muffler bearings changed too?
You sound like one of those people that believes tranny fluid shouldn't be changed until the tranny has problems.
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