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Old 01-27-2012, 12:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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A16 service

Hey all,

Question, is an a16 service rear diff or is it tranny fluid change....also, which service involves changing the cabin filter?
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A16 is differential not transmission.

(A) ● Replace engine oil

(1) ● Rotate tires

(6) ● Replace rear differential fluid Independent of the maintenance messages in the multi-information display, replace the brake fluid every 3 years. Inspect idle speed every 160,000 miles (256,000 km). Driving in mountainous areas at very low vehicle speeds or trailer towing results in higher level of mechanical (shear) stress to fluid. This requires differential fluid changes more frequently than recommended by the Maintenance Minder. If you regularly drive your vehicle under these conditions, have the differential fluid changed at 7,500 miles (12,000 km), then every 15,000 miles (24,000 km).

Number (2) service code is the one you replace the cabin air filter:

● Replace air cleaner element

● Replace dust and pollen filter If you drive primarily in urban areas that have high concentrations of soot in the air from industry and from diesel-powered vehicles, replace every 15,000 miles (24,000 km).
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