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Old 09-18-2010, 04:08 PM
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Black sludge on trans. drain plug

This is the first time I've ever changed the transmission fluid myself, so just wondering if the black sludge around the drain plug is normal?

I have no clue when the last time it was changed. I bought the Lude about 1.5 years ago, and have put around 9,000 miles on it since then. It currently sits at 167K miles, shifting so much smoother now after the fluid change, so I'm happy.
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Re: Black sludge on trans. drain plug

if its just a sludge, i wouldn't worry about it. its just clutch material. however if you find metal chunks or really ANYTHING shiny, it could be a PRELUDE (hehehe) to problems.
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Lol, nice pun. Thanks man.
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Re: Black sludge on trans. drain plug

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