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Old 02-27-2012, 05:55 PM
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ok so I have a question. I have read the standard Transmission problem threads and have yet to see this addressed. I purchased my Prelude with 165,000 miles and I have service history that Include timing belt water pump at 130,000 and a Transmission rebuild at 130,000. My initial thoughts were..Great Someone already dumped the cash into this car and I should be good for another 50-60,000. But after reading that these tranny's like to fail I am left with the question of "what can I do to extend its life?"

Has anyone had success with Transmission additives? BG Products? whatever? any suggestions would be helpful. The tranny as of now doesn't slip or make any noises. I am just trying to extend life as much as possible.

What are your thoughts?
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:07 PM
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Re: Proactive Maintinance

I'm guessing you have the automatic. It's transmission is crap, do the 5spd swap. As for the additives, I wouldn't recommend it. Some ppl like them, but I don't trust them. Choice is yours, bit I wouldn't use them. Just don't dog on the transmission cause that's what'll kill it if you've got the auto.
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Re: Proactive Maintinance

Just be easy one her and have her regularly maintained.
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