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Thoughts on flushing rather than pan drop...

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by dedmon27, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. dsfloyd

    dsfloyd Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner Gold Member 1000 Posts

    it does take a little bit of time, but not too bad. Had my daughter help me (gotta start em early:lol:)
  2. conroe

    conroe Member

    On a flush, I could never figure how they get the fluid past all of the check balls and valves, and through the pump. In the pump there are the vaines and It must be turning to get the fluid through. And if you have ever taken a torque converter apart its hard to believe that the fluid could be removed without it spinning.
    My opinion is drop the pan and change the filter. Which they would install a drain plug in the bottom of the pan. Shure would make the job a lot cleaner.
  3. dedmon27

    dedmon27 Rockstar 100 Posts

    The torque converter is spins as long as the engine is running. That is how they flush, using the pump inside the transmission, while at idle.

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