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Old 10th October 2017, 08:33 AM
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Default ATF to change or not to change???

Hi

I have a high miles 4.2tdi. I have good stamps in the book from the Lion Garage Leicester but no actual invoice for work carried out. I have tried contacting them but to no avail.

So should I risk changing the ATF fluid or not?

Your thoughts appreciated.
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Old 10th October 2017, 11:11 AM
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will follow this as my one has hit 122k and it never had a ATF change. Also its slightly jerky on drive off???
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Old 10th October 2017, 11:50 AM
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Absolutely !!!
Especially if high mileage and you want to keep it for a while.
If no issues with the gearbox at present than just oil and filter change, donít flush it.
If you have issues then please describe them.
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Old 10th October 2017, 12:30 PM
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Thanks for your help. No issues at the moment.

Which fluid should I use? Fluid and filter from Audi? Whatís the rough cost of parts?
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All from Audi or TPS. Labour and parts should come to around £350.
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Old 10th October 2017, 12:40 PM
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Ok thanks. How much fluid and what type?
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