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Old 05-23-16, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by nabbun View Post
To make it more convenient for the consumer in regards to maintaining your vehicle. It's just 1 less thing to worry about. However, it's something I worry about. 100k miles is too long in my opinion. Same thing with the diff fluid intervals. And with the dedicated machines for tranny flushes, makes it more inconvenient for the consumer in regards to maintaining your vehicle. What you gonna do?
"It's just 1 less thing to worry about" is fine with a new truck. Everybody can stop their worrying now, and save those tears for later when the truck needs a new transmission...just a bit more worrisome than paying a shop $100 to change the fluid. Though I could be wrong.

Differentials (and do not forget the transfer case) also need fluid changes. I do mine along with the transmission, as I wrote before, around 50 to 60K.

Off this topic, but I still think apropos...I posted a question for the Lexus person / people here regarding the rough shifting issue in the new LX 8-speed around a week or so ago...up until now, no answers. The complaint has been voiced here a bit, and a bunch on Mud and Tundra Solutions websites. Club Lexus already has a post from an owner regarding a dealer buy-back on a new LX for shifting issues.

Info would be appreciated.

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