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Old Aug 12, 2017, 04:50 PM   #1
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Car sat for 2 years before purchase, what fluids should be changed?

I just purchased a 2015 Evo X and I am going to have the oil changed at 600 miles. I'm wondering what else should be changed at that mark and what can wait till it's first official 3K service?

In hindsight I should've made the dealer change the fluids before purchase.

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Old Aug 13, 2017, 01:48 AM   #2
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Yeah, I just got my 11' GSR and the dealer did an oil change as well. TBH its the same oil that they use in most of the cars so I'm just gonna replace the oil with AMS oil and getting the trans done as well. I'm taking it into a shop just to do an all around inspection too.
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I would probably change them all for what it's worth, but that's just me. Fluids are the life of everything. And relatively inexpensive insurance when compared to the parts they're lubricating.


A car will never complain or be upset that it got fresh fluids
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When I bought mine in June, the dealer told me all the fluids were fresh. I checked and they weren't. Not even the oil. I got the 30k maintenance done for free.
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Dont take anyones word.

Just spend the money and bring the car upto date.
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Just change them all. Worth the money for piece of mind.
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