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      04-28-2011, 07:05 AM   #1
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1200 Service Check-List

After hearing all the horror stories of the 1200 service, what are some things I should ask the service dept if they've done so I don't have an issues?
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      04-29-2011, 07:11 AM   #2
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Make sure they add the new special additive for the rear diff fluid change. Its to prevent the grinding noise after the original fluid being changed.
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Make sure they add the new special additive for the rear diff fluid change.
It's not an additive; it's a different fluid. And A LOT more expensive one, so no dealer will use it unless the diff is chattering like a MoFo .

Remind tech to put an oil film on oil cap to prevent gasket from bunching up, and causing a royal mess in there. I'd also tell SA to NOT drive the car, and to put 8-1/2L and give you the rest. Remember gauge doesn't throw a reading after about 15 miles, and I don't like anybody driving my car that long. With 8-1/2L, level will be fine. You can top it off 1/4L at a time by doing a reset in your garage (search to learn more). Good luck.
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      04-29-2011, 12:44 PM   #4
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if you have a 6MT, they also need to do the transmission fluid.
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