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Q: Yes it was a used transmission and I had a guy that does mechanic work to come and put it in but I am unsure if he did everything

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It was a used transmission and I am unsure if the guy that came to put it in did everything right like I asked him to change the filter and what ever else that needed to be changed but I don't think that any of this was done. I thank you for your answer, now do you all fix the problems as well? like come out and work on the vehicle?

My car has 289000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello, with a used transmission changing th...

Hello, with a used transmission changing the filter and fluid is a good idea. This gives you a picture of the condition of the transmission internally. There are external seals that should be consider to be replaced. Yes, we do offer service, if you’d like, a certified Your Mechanic technician can come to your location to inspect the transmission and fluid and if needed, replace the filter and fluid.

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