How often should i change my transmission fluid and could i use an off brand power steering fluid or do i need to use Honda power steering fluid for my car

Christine Graham

Asked by Jul 14, 2015 at 01:18 PM about the 1999 Honda Accord EX V6 Coupe

Question type: General

3 Answers

Tom Demyan

I like to change trans fluid every 30-60K, For the power steering fluid I would only use the Honda fluid that your owners manual recommends.


It depends on how long it has been since the fluid has been changed and how often it has been . I know I have seen fluid/filter changes on high. Milage vehicles (100k+) that have not been regularly serviced result in transmission failure. If this is the case for your vehicle.I would try just changing the filter and the fluid in the pan. Drive for a few hundred miles (give or take) then doing it again. (2-3 times depending on the how long the vehicle has gone without the tranny being serviced)

Christine Graham

I haven't changed the trans fluid ever since I had my car but the fluid is still nice and red not gunky at all so when i go for an oil change i will have one the mechanics to do that for me and thanks for both answers

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