How much does it cost to replace the transmission fluid and filter?
The cost to have your fluid changed by a dealer, service center or independent mechanic ranges from $80 to $250. The average cost is around $100 for both automatic and manual transmissions. We recommend getting the filter replaced and pan cleaned every time the fluid is changed.
How much does it cost to change a transmission filter?
If the fluid becomes dirty or the filter is polluted, then it is time to change them out. You are going to pay somewhere between $250 and $340 to have your transmission filter changed out. Labor should cost between $100 and $125, while parts range from $150-$215.
Does transmission filter need to be changed?
The transmission filter is an important component that helps prevent damage from occurring to the transmission and allows it to do its job properly and efficiently. However, the transmission filter does need to be changed every once in a while.
How often should the transmission filter be changed?
every 30,000 miles
For optimum protection, change the Transmission Fluid and filter every 30,000 miles (unless you have a new vehicle that is filled with Dexron III ATF, which is supposed to be good for 100,000 miles).
Do I need to change my transmission filter?
Many transmission manufacturers use only a screen on the fluid pickup to filter out any casting flaws or debris that could be poured down the dipstick. Some manufacturers do not recommend changing the filter. The fluid will break down and needs to be changed, the filters do not plug up on a healthy transmission.
When to service transmission?
Most vehicle manufacturers recommend a transmission service for manual transmissions every 30,000 – 60,000 miles and for heavy-duty use up to every 15,000 miles. The typical service intervals for automatic transmissions range between 60,000 – 100,000 miles.
What does a transmission fluid filter do?
The transmission filter is a vital part of that system and is situated above the transmission pan, which catches any excess fluid, and below a pickup tube that connects to the oil pump, which regulates the pressure of fluid in the transmission.
How much does it cost to fill transmission fluid?
A simple transmission fluid top up cost ranges between $107 and $225. The cost may come along with a transmission filter and gasket replacement too, depending on the mechanic or the auto repair shop.