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I have a l998 Honda hatchback with 18,000 miles that has only been driven in lower california (cool weather). I have never changed the transmission fluid, which looks clean and fine..Should i have a normal service... Dr Smith

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Colleen McGee, Driving Instructor at Americas Driving School Yes. transmission fluid should be flushed every 2 years or 30,000 miles

Karen Salvaggio, Owner/ Editor Thunder Valley Racing and Professional Race Car Driver at Thunder Valley Racing Yes, you should do a normal service on the car. Based on the age of the vehicle, and the fact that the fluids in the car are now are approaching 15 years in age, you would be well-served in changing the transmission fluid.

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