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Unread 05-03-2013, 08:06 PM   #1
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Wj $33 for 2 qts of NP247 Juice...

Walked in the $tealer$hip, asked the wrong guy how much to change the transfer case fluid on my 04 WJ. Reply was $56, if it went well, $40. My reply was "not to bad, I understand it can cost $100 for the fluid", came to realize that that was the cost of parts and labor! Due to time constraints, walked out with 2 quarts of "AC" fluid for $33. WTF am I thinking!

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Unread 05-03-2013, 08:27 PM   #2
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I don't know where you are paying $100 or more for fluid alone but you'd be getting ripped big time.

I paid like $30 for mine and did it myself in my driveway. It's super easy. Pull out drain plug, replace, remove fill plug, fill, put plug back in. Takes less than 2 quarts I think. Certainly less than 3qts.

Free tip: break both the fill and drain plugs loose before starting. You'll be real pissed when your drain plug comes loose easily and the fill plug is a pain when your TC has no fluid in it with no way to get more in.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 08:30 PM   #3
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Ya $24 for the fluid at local dealer here
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Unread 05-03-2013, 10:40 PM   #4
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Swap to a 242 and only $10 to change the fluid with regular atf or honey or vegetable oil. Doesn't matter in the 242, lol.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 10:41 PM   #5
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I paid 10 a quart
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Unread 05-03-2013, 11:35 PM   #6
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I paid $18 for 2 quarts for the 247 at my dealer
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