MINOR METAL AND BURNT FLUID

  • Tiny
  • vcbbcoach
  • 1996 Lincoln Aviator
  • 126,000 miles

I bought a 96 town car with a 3.6 engine a couple of months ago. It was a one owner, an avaition engineer. It was very well taken care of and has 126,000 miles. I took it to Aamco to have the transmission fluid changed. They dropped the pain and showed me some what I thought was minor metal material and pretty burnt fluid. They said they wouldn't change the fluid because if they did it would dislarge more metal and ruin the trans within a couple weeks. Can someone advise me as to leave the trans fluid alone or go ahead with the flush and change. Please give a 62 year old guy some help.

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 AT 10:50 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,549 posts

Change the fluid. Trans shops tend to show you normal wear and tear and tell you it is abnormal and scare you into a new trans. Not all of them do this, but there are a few that do.

Roy

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