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      09-24-2012, 02:58 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by VictorH View Post
I thought I had read elsewhere that you had to run the DCT pump to drain more fluid and that was only something the dealer could do (but wouldn't since it's "lifetime"). Is this true or not necessary. I guess if the net yield was only 0.5L or less that I would skip, but do you know if that's needed or not?
No I have not heard about this. Perhaps you are referring to the fact that when the engine starts, some of the fluid gets pumped into the cooler and that's why more can be added when that process starts?
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